International Council for Traditional Music

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

ICTM Study Group on Historical Sources

Concentrates on any kind of source materials in history (written documents as chronicles, daily life reports, letters, treatises on music etc., notations, phonogrammes and older sound recordings, iconographic materials and historical film documents, excavations or other findings of instruments and the like), which may contribute to more knowledge on the history of orally transmitted music, for example to historical developments of folk music genres, bearers of musical traditions, local regional, national and international styles of vocal and instrumental music, art music, courtal and church music, as supported by extension of worldly power, religions and sects, trade, military service and actions, emigration, evacuation and resettlement, cultural suppression and foreign influx - to name only a few items. 

Co-Chairs: Gerda Lechleitner & Susana Sardo

Contact

Co-Chair: Gerda Lechleitner
Phonogrammarchiv of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Liebiggasse 5
1010 Vienna
AUSTRIA
https://www.oeaw.ac.at/phonogrammarchiv/
gerda.lechleitner@oeaw.ac.at

Co-Chair: Susana Sardo
Universidade de Aveiro / INET-md
Campus de Santiago
3810 193 Aveiro
PORTUGAL
http://www.inetmd.pt/
ssardo@ua.pt

22nd Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Historical Sources of Traditional Music

The 22nd Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Historical Sources of Traditional Music will take place in Budapest, Hungary, April 12-16 2018. A Call for Contributions will appear on this site presently.

 

 

New book: Historical Sources of Ethnomusicology in Contemporary Debate

The Study Group on Historical Sources of Traditional Music is happy to present a new publication: Historical Sources of Ethnomusicolgy in Contemporary Debate edited by Susanne Ziegler, Ingrid Akesson, Gerda Lechleitner and Susana Sardo. Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2017. Hardback published, e-book in process.

Call for Papers: 21st Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Historical Sources of Traditional Music

Dear Colleagues, 

We are happy to announce that the 21st Symposium of the Study Group on Historical Sources of Traditional Music will take place on 9-13 March 2016 in Paris, France, by invitation of Susanne Fürniss, MNHN. The conference site is the Musée de l’Homme, and the Meeting is hosted by the Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle (MNHN).

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