ISSN 2158-5296
 
 
 
 
Stefanie Alisch
Affiliation Bayreuth University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Angola, Brazil, Great Britain
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Integrated analysis of rhythm, dance and lyrics
 
Michael Berry
Affiliation University of Washington
Regions and Cultures of Interest hip-hop in the US
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Schema theory, form, narrative
 
Philip V. Bohlman
Affiliation University of Chicago and Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover (Germany)
Regions and Cultures of Interest Europe, Middle East, South Asia, and Jewish Music
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Modal theory in the Middle East and South Asia (Maqam and Raga), comparative aesthetic analysis
 
Ya-Hui Cheng
Affiliation Fort Valley State University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Europe, Asia/Operas, Taiwanese Songs
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Aesthetic theory, Schenkerian analysis
 
Eddy K. M. Chong
Affiliation Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
Regions and Cultures of Interest Traditional Chinese Music Theory
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Western harmonic voice-leading analysis, analysis informed by Chinese modal theory, set-theoretical apparatus
 
Katia Chornik
Affiliation University of Manchester
Regions and Cultures of Interest Latin America, especially Chile: popular music in detention under Pinochet and contemporary music initiatives commemorating violence
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Observation, participant-observation and semi-structured interviews with former political prisoners and agents of Pinochet’s secret police
 
Martin Clayton
Affiliation Durham University
Regions and Cultures of Interest India, Brazil, and others
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged A wide variety of techniques principally in the domain of time and rhythm, including entrainment (synchronisation), metrical analysis and other topics
 
Teresa Davidian
Affiliation Tarleton State University
Regions and Cultures of Interest East Asian
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Historical analysis
 
Juan Diego Diaz
Affiliation University of Essex
Regions and Cultures of Interest African Diaspora, Latin America (especially Brazil, Cuba and Colombia), West Africa (particularly Ghana, Togo, Benin and Nigeria)
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Groove analysis, timeline theory, microrhythm, phenomenology of the body, discourse analysis, ethnography, experiments on the perception of musical rhythm
 
Patrick Egan
Affiliation King's College, London
Regions and Cultures of Interest Music of all kinds
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged See Outreach Ethnomusicology, www.o-em.org
 
Mina Girgis
Affiliation Founder and Executive Director of Zambaleta and The Nile Project
Regions and Cultures of Interest Egypt, India, East Africa, Roma
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Reflexivity, phenomenology
 
Daniel Goldberg
Affiliation Yale University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia, and Balkan music in the US
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Analysis of performance timing, participant observation, interviews, transcription, software-assisted and statistical methods of corpus analysis, production, perception, and theory of meter and rhythm
 
John A. Graham
Affiliation Princeton University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Caucasus Georgian Traditional Music
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Tuning system analysis, alternative notation analysis, form analysis, polyphonic improvisatory analysis, harmonic analysis
 
William Franklin Gross
Affiliation Fort Valley State University
Regions and Cultures of Interest America, Middle East
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Comparative analysis with the goal of identifying multicultural aspects
 
Stephen Guerra
Affiliation Yale University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Brazilian music: guitar traditions, forms of samba and popular music, and Brazilian art music
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Theories of rhythm an meter, musical geometries and scale theory, and kinesthetics, tactile patterning, and transformation theory
 
J. Richard Haefer
Affiliation Arizona State University School of Music
Regions and Cultures of Interest North American Indian and Latin America
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Collaboration with traditional musicians to construct a Tohono O'odham theory and concepts of music, a native approach to the theory of music composition and performance
 
Áine Heneghan
Affiliation University of Michigan
Regions and Cultures of Interest Folk music, especially traditional Irish music
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged The relationship between music and language, in particular, how regional dialects in the Irish language have informed style and ornamentation in traditional Irish music
 
Fay Hield
Affiliation University of Sheffield
Regions and Cultures of Interest England, traditional song music and dance (including repertoire and cultures of various origins)
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Co-production, participatory action research and (auto)ethnography
 
Juniper Hill
Affiliation University College Cork, Ireland
Regions and Cultures of Interest Nordic music, South African music, American folk music, improvised music
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Analysis of improvisation techniques and processes, analysis of creative processes from the musicians' perspectives, qualitative data analysis
 
Lyndsey Marie Hoh
Affiliation University of Oxford
Regions and Cultures of Interest West Africa, the Americas, brass bands
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Ethnography, comparative study, style history, sound analysis, instruments and materiality
 
Sunniva Hovde
Affiliation Queen Maud's University
Regions and Cultures of Interest West African traditional music, Congolese popular music, Turkish folk music, East European accordion music, global hiphop
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Gender studies, differenceness and identity, Latour, Deleuze and Guattari
 
Tsun-Hui Hung
Affiliation College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati
Regions and Cultures of Interest China, Taiwan, South Asia
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Cognitive ethnomusicology, imperial experimental research
 
Sydney Hutchinson
Affiliation Syracuse University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Dominican Republic, Caribbean, US Latinos, US–Mexico border
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Musical transcription and analysis, movement and gesture analysis
 
Chiung-Hui Hwang
Affiliation National Chiao Tung University and Soochow University, Taiwan
Regions and Cultures of Interest China, Europe, Chinese qin music
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Melodic reduction, spectrogram analysis, perception and cognition
 
Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya
Affiliation Institute of Commonwealth Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
Regions and Cultures of Interest Asia and Africa
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Field recordings of songs, musicology, poetry and linguistics
 
Brent Keogh
Affiliation Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Regions and Cultures of Interest Australia, music policy, popular music, ecomusicology
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Discourse analysis, sociology, cultural studies, ethnography
 
Kalin Kirilov
Affiliation Towson University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Serbia, Albania, Greece, and Turkey
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Analysis of modal harmony, Schenkerian analysis, pitch-class set analysis, rhythmic analysis, analysis of form and melodic structure in Balkan music
 
Harjinder Singh Lallie
Affiliation University of Warwick and Gurmat Sangeet Academy
Regions and Cultures of Interest Sikh musicology, North Indian music
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Sikh music and musicology
 
Gavin Lee
Affiliation Duke University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Singapore, global interculturalism (Western, Chinese, Indonesian/Malay, and Indian cultures)
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Syncretism, bivalence/multivalence/ambivalence, emotion, perception
 
Fred Lerdahl
Affiliation Columbia University
Regions and Cultures of Interest any
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Theories of musical cognition
 
Shay Loya
Affiliation City University London
Regions and Cultures of Interest Gypsy-band music in Hungary and Transylvania, related band music in neighbouring regions
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Harmony, various techniques of tonal analysis, mainly modified Schenkerian and statistical
 
Yonatan Malin
Affiliation University of Colorado Boulder
Regions and Cultures of Interest Jewish Music in the United States and Israel
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Modal analysis, music and text, rhythms of speech and song
 
Noriko Manabe
Affiliation Princeton University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Japan, Latin America
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Analysis of linguistic characteristics and text setting, intertextual models, Peirce, models of urban space and acoustics, ethnography, Schenker
 
Elizabeth Markham
Affiliation University of Arkansas
Regions and Cultures of Interest Music and culture in East Asia with a focus on the court and temple arts in medieval Japan
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged medieval musical analysis, comparative modal theory, schema theory, and visual cognition
 
Chris McDonald
Affiliation Cape Breton University
Regions and Cultures of Interest fiddling in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, vernacular piano accompaniment style that has developed around the fiddling
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Interviews, transcriptions, participant-observation, harmonic analysis, "groovology"
 
Simon McKerrell
Affiliation Newcastle University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Scotland, Ireland, England, Wales
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Music and/as discourse, multimodal analysis, somaesthetics, theoretical approaches to music as social life, mode, affect and hearing
 
Sue Miller
Affiliation Anglia Ruskin University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Cuban and other Latin American music, improvisation
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Combining fieldwork approaches with music analysis and music history, practice-led research
 
Mitch Ohriner
Affiliation Shenandoah University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Music in "free rhythm," e.g., improvised taqasim of the Levant, the avaz of Persia, etc.
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Sensorimotor synchronization, "expressive timing," groove
 
Rainer Polak
Affiliation Cologne University of Music and Dance
Regions and Cultures of Interest Mali, percussion ensemble music/dance drumming, West Africa, North Africa, African diasporas, southern India (carnatic music)
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Participant observation, including performance training, performance and teaching as research method, rhythm and meter, chronometric timing analysis, field experiments, cross-cultural comparison
 
Polina Proutskova
Affiliation University of Warwick and Gurmat Sangeet Academy
Regions and Cultures of Interest Sikh musicology, North Indian music
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Sikh music and musicology
 
Harjinder Singh Lallie
Affiliation Goldsmiths, University of London
Regions and Cultures of Interest Russian traditional (village) music, Cross-cultural comparative research
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged audio signal processing, inverse filtering, physiological analysis of vocal production, structural analysis, signal processing, statistical classification (mainly machine learning), qualitative/quantitative approach, ethnomusicological field research, annotation, archival research
 
Jessica Quiñones
Affiliation The University of Huddersfield, UK
Regions and Cultures of Interest Argentine tango with a specialism in the music of Astor Piazzolla and his compositions for flute, Indian Bollywood and the flute
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged field work studying/playing/dancing/performing, empirical recording analysis, score studies, qualitative discourse analyses, and vital cultural practices from the composers themselves
 
Jay Rahn
Affiliation York University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Ancient idioms and practices (Mesopotamia, China, Greece, South Asia); living traditions (Thai, Javanese, Baganda, ’Are’are); sub-Saharan and diasporic timelines and polyrhythms
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Acoustical measurement; Gestalt Grouping Principles; descriptive and inferential statistics; transcription; pitch- and time-interval analysis; theory construction; archival research
 
John Roeder
Affiliation University of British Columbia
Regions and Cultures of Interest Not an area specialist, but a theorist interested in close description and analysis of many sorts of music
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Contemporary cognitively oriented theories of rhythm and meter
 
Subroto Roy
Affiliation Center for Advanced Studies in Sanskrit (CASS)
Regions and Cultures of Interest Indian music, both light and classical forms, Hindi film music, ghazal, Dhrupad, Khayal, Tappa, Sama Vedic music, Sama Veda, voice training in Dhrupad Banis
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Cultural musicology, psychology, semiotics, philosophy, vocal performance, qualitative analysis, significance of musical sound
 
Damien Sagrillo
Affiliation Université du Luxembourg
Regions and Cultures of Interest European folksongs
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Automated folksong analysis (cf. EsAC and the software package included), the relationship between folksongs and classical music
 
Norbert Salomon
Affiliation Ministry of Culture National Archives Section, Victoria, Seychelles
Regions and Cultures of Interest Creole French music of the world, Indian Ocean islands like Mauritius, Reunion and Rodrigues, French creole-speaking islands of the Caribbean like Haiti, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, St Lucia, Dominica and French Guyana, French Louisiana
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged field work, archival research
 
Ramon Satyendra
Affiliation University of Michigan
Regions and Cultures of Interest Music of India
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Theory, analysis, composition
 
Grant Sawatzky
Affiliation University of British Columbia
Regions and Cultures of Interest African music, especially mbira (Ndau), Asian court musics (especially Korea)
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Beat-class sets, graphic transcriptions to show pattern manipulation and contour
 
Rob Schultz
Affiliation University of Kentucky
Regions and Cultures of Interest Central Africa, Sicily and the Mediterranean
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Contour theory, rhythm and meter, Schenkerian analysis
 
Xavier Serra
Affiliation Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
Regions and Cultures of Interest Hindustani (North India), Carnatic (South India), Turkish-makam (Turkey), Arab-Andalusian (Maghreb), and Beijing Opera (China)
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Developing technologies for music analysis, see http://compmusic.upf.edu/
 
Armani Shepherd
Affiliation Plymouth University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Middle East, Islamic call to prayer
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Spectrograph analysis, music and language, sound health as medical ethnomusicology
 
Lawrence Shuster
Affiliation Independent Scholar
Regions and Cultures of Interest Tuva, Bali, harmonic singing, jazz
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Transformations, spectral analysis, musical spaces, rhythm and meter, voice leading
 
Chris Stover
Affiliation The New School
Regions and Cultures of Interest Brazil, Cuba, jazz, improvisation and interaction
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Phenomenology, affect theory, microrhythmic analysis, theories of meter and rhythm, historical and cultural approaches
 
Michael Tenzer
Affiliation University of British Columbia
Regions and Cultures of Interest Indonesia, India, Africa, Europe and the Americas
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Theory and analytic tools of all kinds
 
Godfried Toussaint
Affiliation New York University Abu Dhabi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, McGill University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Africa, Middle East, Asia
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Mathematics, computational geometry, phylogenetic analysis
 
Lucy Wright
Affiliation Manchester Metropolitan University
Regions and Cultures of Interest Folk dance and music in England, British Isles and Ireland, Jews harp in Sakha-Republic, Russian Federation
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Artistic research methodologies, collaborative ethnography-making
 
Bennett Zon
Affiliation Durham University
Regions and Cultures of Interest British colonial holdings, Commonwealth countries
Analytical Tools and Strategies Engaged Historical ethnomusicology
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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