Warsaw 2008

ESEM XXIV
Warsaw, September 17-21


Thursday, September 18

9.00-9.30 Opening

9.30-11.00 Music Traditions in Totalitarian Systems 1

  • Anna Czekanowska, Music – Folklore and Politics. Three Life Experiences and Two Approaches
  • Jan St?szewski, Divided Polish Music Culture of 19th Century in Three Annexed Territories
  • Serena Facci, Work and songs during the Italian Fascism
  • Communiqué: Aust? Nakien?, Nostalgia For 1960-Ties In Lithuanian Culture: Songs And Trends

11.30-13.00 Music Traditions in Totalitarian Systems 2

  • Shai Burstyn, Totalitarian Tendencies in Music Education: The Israeli Case
  • Ayhan Erol, From the Music Reform in the 1920s to the Revival in the 1990s : Pursuing Authenticity of Turkish Folk Music
  • Ingrid Bertleff, Music and cultural politics in 20th century Vietnam – tracking processes of transformation
  • Saule Utegalieva (Kazakhstan), Traditional Instrumental Music of Kazakhs in Soviet Epoch: peculiarities of a development

14.00-15.30 Comparative Musicology Revisited 1

  • Jeremy Montagu, It’s time to look at Hornbostel-Sachs again
  • Hans-Hinrich Thedens, Comparative musicology revisited
  • S?awomira ?era?ska-Kominek, Birdsong and the Origins of Music

16.00-17.30 On The Borders of Ethnomusicology: Methods and Techniques 1

  • Laura Leante, Analysing imagery and gesture in the performance and reception of North Indian music
  • Michael Parzer& Hande Sa?lam, Exploring immigrant music cultures. On the benefits of multidisciplinary collaboration between Ethnomusicology and Sociology
  • Christine Dettmann, Keeping it real: Possible conflicts between theory and practice in Ethnomusicology

18.00-19.00 Film

Domenico Di Virgilio, Hands at work


Friday, September 19
9.00-10.30 Music Traditions in Totalitarian Systems 3 (panel)

  • G. B. Sytchenko, Traditional Musical Culture in USSR: Histroical Paradoxes
  • N. V. Leonova, Traditional Russian Folklore During an “Antifolklore” Epoch
  • S. P. Galitskaya A. Ju. Plakhova-Götz, Uzbekistan: Uzbek Traditional Music in Soviet Epoch (Toward a Problem)
  • Olga Vasylenko, Traditional Musical Culture Of Kazym’s Khanty: The Soviet Innovations

11.00-12.30 Comparative Musicology Revisited 2

  • Ursula Hemetek, The past and the present: Ethnomusicology in Vienna. Some considerations
  • Piotr Dahlig, The use of the term “ethnomusicology” in the Ukraine and Poland between 1928-1939
  • Gerda Lechleitner, Comparative musicology as reflected in the historical collections of the Vienna Phonogrammarchiv

13.30-15.00 On The Borders of Ethnomusicology: Methods and Techniques 2

  • Bjoern Aksdal, On dating methods for musical instrument.- A case study of the Norwegian Hardanger fiddle
  • Per Åsmund Omholt, A quantitative approach to Norwegian old-time fiddling
  • Ewa Dahlig-Turek, Studying Rhythm Morphology
  • Rytis Ambrazevi?ius, Acoustics, Statistics, and Ethnomusicology: Lithuanian Examples

15.30-16.30 John Blacking Memorial Lecture – Giovanni Giuriati

Introduction: Anna Czekanowska


Saturday, September 20
9.00-10.30 Free papers

  • Larry Francis Hilarian, The Kompang (Frame-drums) Performances of the Malay/Muslim Community of Singapore
  • Frances Wilkins, Precenting Christian Praise: A Comparative Approach to Unaccompanied Congregational Hymnody and Psalmody on the East and West Coast of Scotland
  • Marion Mäder, On “Creative Continuity” –The Ladino Song Repertoire in Perspective of a Kol Israel Editor
  • Sarah M. Ross, Tradition revisited: Towards the Meaning of Musical Traditions in Jewish-Feminist Music

11.00-12.30 Comparative Musicology Revisited 3

  • Amatzia Bar-Yosef, Comparative Musicology Revisited: The Problem of Cross-cultural comparison as reflected in Sachs’s Theory of Additive vs. Divisive
  • Anna Gruszczy?ska-Zió?kowska, Nasca (Peru) music in the studies of Raoul d’Harcourt
  • Dorit Klebe, The heritage of the Comparative Musicology and new perspectives for the research of the music of the Turkic peoples
  • Joseph S. Kaminski, Fusion Theory (Verschmelzungstheorie) and Asante Ivory Trumpet Music: Comparative Musicology and African Music in the Twenty-First Century

13.30-15.00 Music Traditions in Totalitarian Systems 4

  • Britta Sweers, Interview Perspectives In Historical Reconstruction: Insights From Two German Totalitarian Systems
  • Iren Kertesz-Wilkinson, “If I were a rose”: An Example of Pop Music and Politics in 1970s Socialist Hungary
  • Communiqués:
  • Maciej Kierzkowski, Using The System. The Mazovian Brass Bands In The Time o f People’s Republic of Poland (1945-1989)
  • Jacek Jackowski, Folk Religious Songs Sung During Holly Mary’s Icon Peregrination. An Example of Traditional Polish Peasant Piety in Communist Times
  • Manana Shilakadze, Georgian Musical Folklore in the Soviet Period

15.30-17.00 On The Borders of Ethnomusicology: Methods and Techniques 3

  • Damien Sagrillo, Building a Map of Folksong Idioms with EsAC
  • Zoltan Juhasz, A study on musical relations in Eurasia using artificial intelligences
  • Janos Sipos, The Musical Repertoire of a Mystic Islamic Order and its Relation to Some Other Folk Music’s (computer aided analysis)

17.15-18.30 Music Traditions in Totalitarian Systems 5

  • Maurice Mengel, Limba de lemn: The mechanics of the political rhetoric in Romanian ethnomusicology from the 1950s to the 1970s
  • Tomasz Nowak, Polish Folk Music in the period of Polish People’s Republic – look from afar
  • Communiqué: Tereza Boehme, The Sorbian Music During The German Democratic Republik (DDR) Period

19.30 Reception + music (Institute of Arts, Polish Academy of Sciences)