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.
Step right up, and step into the precarious time machine kids, position your classical composers in their time :) https://www.dsokids.com/games/time-machine.aspx  
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Author Profile: Patrick Egan
This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
Ask the question " What Do Musicologists Do All Day?" and you'll get some very humorous answers! But here's an interesting bit of research which has attempted to get a serious answer! https://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~wieri103/presentations/WDMDAD-IAML-IMS.pdf I filled out this survey some months ago, and yesterday (22nd June) it was jus...

Music Endangerment

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This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
You might remember that last year a number of us on Outreach filled in a survey about the levels of vitality of a music genre, as part of a post-doctoral research project by Dr Catherine Grant. Dr Grant has shared with us the fruits of this work with a project website entitled "Music Vitality and Endangerment", that is now live at www.musicendange...
Author Profile: Patrick Egan
This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
Unusual Settings of Tunes In the Henebry-O'Neill Wax Cylinder Collection A couple of weeks back, I posted an announcement here regarding the Henebry-O'Neill wax cylinder recordings and the collection of tunes that was added to the UCC music website (O'Neill Henebry Wax Cylinders Online). Since then, I have been working with several other musician-...
Author Profile: Patrick Egan
This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
Seasons greetings to all. Listen to some holiday music from around the world on Folkways... "Holiday music traditions such as Christmas, Hannukah, and Kwanzaa feature an incredibly diverse range of musical accompaniment. The Holiday Music Map from Smithsonian Folkways includes 56 songs from 24 nations. Listen to them all in a row, or tak...

O'Neill Henebry Wax Cylinders Online!

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This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
The O'Neill/Henebry wax cylinders are digitised, and they are online!  Launched this week at the Boole Library, UCC, the Henebry/O'Neill wax cylinder collection has been digitised and transferred to the digital format. I was present to help out with the display on bigscreen TV and walk through of the material, which I have to say is presented...

Planet of Soundsystems

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This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
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A great way to start research on soundsystems, or even to know where the music is concentrated.. From the "Planet of Soundsystems" website: "the first worldwide Map of Original Soundsystems. Still work in progress..."Click here to view this on the mapsengine website...https://mapsengine.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=z-FHHwDvg_C0.kC5U0c6yro5Q
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Ethomusicology Publications

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This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
A collection books which have been recently sent over to us from the Combined Academic Publishers. Certainly a wide variety of topics covered! A Feminist EthnomusicologyWritings on Music and GenderEllen KoskoffForeword by Suzanne Cusick   "One of the clearest overviews of the history of feminist and gender studies—in general and in t...
Author Profile: Patrick Egan
This Outreach member has published 17 articles.
Found this website while searching for fieldwork online. https://citiesandmemory.com/musical-field-recordings/From their website: "There’s music to be heard all over the world, and what you hear can give you many clues about life and culture in the place where you hear them. Here are some musical field recordings collected around the world." C...