European Voices II

Cultural Listening and Local Discourse in Multipart Singing Traditions in Europe
CD and DVD with audio and video examples included.
Edited by Ardian Ahmedaja

Wien. Böhlau. 2011.

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CONTENTS (download as PDF)

Introduction

I. Keynote Addresses

  • Klaus Ehrenberger
    The brain makes the music (Reflections of a scientist)
  • Bernard Lortat-Jacob
    Singing in company

II. Cultural Listening and Local Discourse

  • Jean-Jacques Castéret
    Cultural listening and enunciation contexts in Pyrenean multipart singing
  • Jaume Ayats and Sílvia Martínez
    Vespers in the Pyrenees:
    From terminology to reconstructing the aesthetic ideal of the song
  • Mauro Balma
    The tradition of religious music in the Ligurian area (Northern Italy):
    the sunset of a culture between a crisis of identity and a reas- sertion of local pride
  • Piotr Dahlig
    Multipart singing in Poland as a cultural and musical phenomenon
  • Žanna Pärtlas
    Men’s songs in a women’s song tradition.
    Some remarks on men’s multipart singing in Setumaa, Southeast Estonia.
  • Ankica Petrović
    The phenomenon of multipart singing in rural communities of the Dinaric Alps
  • Zlata Marjanović
    Cultural listening in multipart traditional singing on the Northern and Central Montenegro coast and its hinterland

III. Local Terminology

  • Ignazio Macchiarella and Sebastiano Pilosu
    Technical terms in Sardinian multipart singing by chording
  • Gerlinde Haid
    The role of folk terminology in the research of multipart singing in Austria
  • Evelyn Fink-Mennel
    The yodel in the German-speaking parts of the European Alps with a special focus on the behaviour of the parts in Austrian yodelling
  • Daiva Račiūnaitė-Vyčinienė
    Interaction of voice and instrument in Lithuanian multipart music:
    insider and outsider viewpoints
  • Tamaz Gabisonia
    Terminological priorities of Georgian traditional polyphony
  • Lozanka Peycheva
    Verbal projections for multipart folk singing from Central Western Bulgaria

Addendum: Approaches to a
“Lexicon of Local Terminology on Multipart Singing in Europe”

  • Ardian Ahmedaja
    Foreword
  • Ardian Ahmedaja
    Approach to a “Lexicon on local terminology of multipart singing among Albanians in the Balkans”
  • Lozanka Peycheva
    Lexicon of local terminology on multipart singing in Bulgaria: Shoppe region (Middle-West Bulgaria)
  • Žanna Pärtlas
    Lexicon on local terminology of multipart singing in Setu, Estonia
  • Jean-Jacques Castéret
    Lexicon of multipart singing in France Mainland
  • Tamaz Gabisonia and Joseph Joradania
    Georgia: Traditional vocal polyphony and folk terminology
  • Mauro Balma
    Lexicon of multipart singing in Liguria and in the area of the Four Provinces (Apennine of the provinces of Genoa, Alessandria, Pavia and Piacenza – Italy)
  • Ignazio Macchiarella and Sebastiano Pilosu
    Lexicon of local terminology in multipart singing in Sardinia (Work in progress)
  • Daiva Račiūnaitė-Vyčinienė
    Lexicon of local terminology in Lithuanian multipart singing: sutartines
  • Zlata Marjanović
    Lexicon of local terminology on multipart singing: Montenegro seacoast with hinterland
  • Jaume Ayats and Sílvia Martínez
    Key to Catalan terminology.
  • Jaume Ayats and Sílvia Martínez
    Key to Spanish terminology in Murcian Auroros.

Notes on Contributors

List of audio and video examples

Index

 

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