Festivals et jours de foire dans la musique traditionnelle irlandaise

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais.  Irish people are often noted for their friendliness and sociability. We relish the opportunity to get together, chat, sing, dance, make music and enjoy ourselves. This is not a modern phenomenon but rather one that is deeply rooted in our history. […]

mars 31st, 2016|Actualités, Evénement, Musique|0 Comments

Les pleurs des vieilles demoiselles “The Wailing Spinsters”

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. From an unknown author, the Wailing of spinsters belongs to the literary genre of the Sacred Lauda that dates back to 13th century. It evokes, with monologues verses and choir the Tears of Our Lady of Iacopone da Todi,although there are almost five centuries between the two compositions. […]

octobre 31st, 2014|Actualités, Musique|0 Comments

Enregistrer sur le terrain dans les années 1950 et 1960

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. Since 1950 a specialised Music Folklore Archive (MFA) has been stored at the Ethno music department of the Lithuanian Music Academy. It is the biggest archive not only in Lithuania but Europe as well (it contains about 200,000 units, most of them audio recordings). […]

Les instruments de musique d’Evros, entre tradition et modernité

Cet article est disponible uniquement en anglais. During the field work carried out in the prefecture of Evros for the “Thrace” programme, a total of sixty-one music players were recorded, covering the following instruments: gaida (bagpipes), floyera (type of shepherd’s pipe), klarino (folk clarinet), violin, lute, outi, accordion, toubeleki (pottery drum), zournas (shawm), daouli (drum) and daire-defi (tambourine). […]

octobre 2nd, 2014|Actualités, Musique|0 Comments

Préserver et diffuser la musique traditionnelle de Thrace

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. The Music Library of Greece ‘Lilian Voudouri’ was created under an initiative of the Friends of Music Society. Their vision was that the Library would act as a pool of information for music and the arts, capable of supporting a full programme of research and education. The Library, which holds more than 135,000 items, is located inside the Athens Concert Hall, opened to the public in February 1997, and since then has functioned as an important centre of study. […]

Des manuscrits centenaires de musique irlandaise publiés en ligne

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. On 7 January 2014, to mark the centenary of the death of Patrick Weston Joyce, one of the most important collectors of Irish traditional music, the National Library of Ireland joined with the Irish Traditional Music Archive (ITMA) to web-publish Joyce music manuscripts in facsimile as part of a Joyce centenary microsite of the Archive. The microsite also presents his published music collections in facsimile and over 1,000 interactive music scores created by ITMA staff for audio playback, reading and printing of the melodies they contain. […]

mai 15th, 2014|Actualités, Musique|0 Comments