Digital Ethnomusicology

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Patrick Egan

Patrick Egan

Ethnomusicologist, musician, digital humanist and web developer, currently an early career researcher at University College Cork. PhD in Digital Humanities with Ethnomusicology. Current research interests include; classification and classificatory thinking.
Author Profile: Patrick Egan
This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
Today i'll be presenting the following research at Kings "Digital repatriation and the shift in ethnomusicological perspectives – How fieldwork-­institution-­repatriation processes can affect research methods in ethnomusicology" In the transition to repatriation of fieldwork collections that are based on a more user-­driven digital future, method...

Ethnomusicology in the Digital Age

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This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
  Dear All,   The British Forum for Ethnomusicology's Annual Conference - on the theme of 'Ethnomusicology in the Digital Age' - will be a joint meeting of the BFE and the International Council for Traditional Music-Ireland. The conference will be hosted by Queen's University in Belfast between 4th and 7th April 2013.   The dead...

Drum Enquiry

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This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
Hi,  One article on outreach that springs to mind when posting this blog notice is the one written about "frame drums". I wrote this article here some years back, discussing the role of frame drums (highlighting the contrast between it's use in Irish and some parts of Asia). So, the instrument has always been of interest, especially when I would c...
Author Profile: Patrick Egan
This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
Pitt Rivers Museum Nov. 24 2012 This conference explores the contemporary and historical creation, collection and circulation of sound and sound-producing objects, and is guided by the following enlightened advice of Henry Balfour, first curator of the Pitt Rivers Museum: “Any object whether natural or artificial, and however simple, which is empl...

2nd Annual SMEI Conference 2012

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This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
Hi all, The Society for Music Education in Ireland are excited to announce that registration for the 2nd Annual SMEI Conference 2012 is up and running!!! Please register before the 5th November and visit the SMEI website for information on travel and accommodation, a peek at paper/workshop themes, and answers to all your F.A.Q. - information on t...
Author Profile: Patrick Egan
This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
I would love to know if anyone has any recordings or articles on this amazing instrument brought to my house last year! ps found it, with thanks from Kanako       ...