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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: Labrini Gioti
This Outreach member has published 8 articles.
  Rembetika concert, performed at the Blue Lamp in Aberdeen, organised by the Hellenic Scottish Society, in April 2014. Filmed by Athanasios Barmpalexis. Many thanks to the musicians, film-maker and The Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen Vocals:Labrini GiotiBouzouki/Vocals:George TsimbouksisGuitar/Vocals: Nikos Sariyiannis 1) 1:0...
Author Profile: Paddy Mulcahy
This Outreach member has published 1 articles.
South American musician returns to his Irish roots to merge Latin America with Ireland. January ’12: Clare native musicians, Paddy Mulcahy and Tessa O’Connor  led a tour of South American and traditional Irish music entitled “Los Paddy de las Pampas” around South America. While there, the “Los Paddy"  tour brought them through Argentina,...
Author Profile: Ozan Aksoy
This Outreach member has published 0 articles.
For Kurdish Alevis, music serves as a mode of articulating andtransmitting ideas about collective history, identity, and connectionsto the geography of former homes in the countryside of Anatolia. Ourguest in Ottoman History Podcast Episode #187, Dr. Ozan Aksoy, hasexplored this crucial role of music within the Alevi community from avariety of angl...

Music Endangerment

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Author Profile: Patrick Egan
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-...

MUSICULT

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MUSICULT
MUSICULT ‘15 Music and Cultural Studies Conference, hosted by ITU (Istanbul Technical University) / Turkish Music State Conservatory (BISED HALL) and organized by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center), will take place on May 7-9, 2015. All presented papers are going to be published in the proceedings book with an ISBN number befor...
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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Author Profile: Patrick Egan
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...