La note écrite : une exposition en ligne de manuscrits de musique irlandaise

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. In an oral-music tradition such as Irish traditional music, the centre of gravity is of course in live performance. Singers, musicians and dancers perform from memory, not from written scores, and make each time a new version of the original creation. The chief documents of the music are therefore at present sound recordings and video recordings, media which best convey the reality of live performance. But writing and print have also a crucial role to play in oral music: historically in the archival preservation and transmission of songs, tunes and dances, with a reach back into the centuries before sound recording was invented; and nowadays in learning and teaching, and in analysis and study. […]

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

Ce que vous voyez n’est (pas toujours) ce que vous obtenez !

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. When you enter one of the reading rooms at the German National Library in Leipzig or Frankfurt/Main you will see shelves packed with books. But nowadays, of course, there are also plenty of computer screens offering online access to the collections. […]

juillet 15th, 2014|Actualités, Musique, Organisation @fr|0 Comments

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