Modernity, Complex Societies, and the Alphorn by Charlotte Vignau provides a fascinating examination of the musical instrument the alphorn, alphorn music and its performance. Indeed, it is the first book about this extraordinary instrument to appear in English.
Frances Wilkins, who completed her PhD at the University of Aberdeen in 2009, has recently been appointed Lecturer in Ethnomusicology at the Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen, where she will be continuing her research and teaching in the area of Scottish music and related musical trad
The first number of the biannual peer-reviewed journal El oído pensante is online and of free access. View articles by Allan F. Moore, Samuel Araújo or the critical reflection on ethnomusicology by the editor Miguel A.
The Journal of Creative Communication, being published by Sage (New Delhi) has appointed Dr. Subroto Roy as one of the Guest Editors for the forthcoming special double issue on 'Popular Music of Asia: Cultural Perspectives'.
Stefanie Alisch recently completed a two-month stay in Lisbon where she undertook research into the local kuduro scene as part of her PhD project in musicology at the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS), Germany.
The Middle East and Central Asia Music Forum was established in 2007 to provide an opportunity for those researching the musics of the region. The Forum meets twice a year, usually in Senate House.
The legendary Eoan Group has performed opera, ballet and drama since the 1930s. It was the first amateur company in South Africa to perform dance, theatre and grand opera often to packed houses in Cape Town’s best concert halls.
Reel to Real is a project running at the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, designed to digitise and deliver the museum's unique ethnographic sound recordings.
The Digital Children’s Folksongs for Language and Cultural Learning (Folk DC) project is a European Union project designed to motivate young language learners to engage with language learning through using Folk songs, and activities around the songs.
Starting in fall 2012, the Musicology Department of the Georg August University Göttingen will offer a Master's program in Cultural Musicology. Enrolment for the academic year 2012/2013 is still possible.