Ethnomusicology

California Light and Sound

The UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive is pleased to announce that 50 recordings from our collections have been accepted into the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)

Highlights from the Ethnomusicology Archive: “Music of the World: Ethnomusicology at UCLA”

“Music of the World: Ethnomusicology at UCLA” is a recruitment video directed by Professor Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy (the Dept. of  Ethnomusicology’s founding chair), and produced and edited by Brian Hodel.

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

To quote UNESCOAudiovisual documents, such as films, radio and television programmes, audio and video recordings, contain the primary records of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Want to learn how to do research? Take Ethnomusicology 185.

Do you want to learn how to do research?  Use everything from periodical indices to special collection/archive finding aids?  Need to know how to cite what you find?  In other words, do you want to become information literate?  Take ESM 185, a new one-unit tutorial class in Ethnomusicology.

The Archive of Indian Music

The Archive of Indian Music (AIM), a private not-for-profit Trust, was created in collaboration with Manipal University’s Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities.  The Archive seeks to digitize and preserve recordings of India’s cultural history and musical heritage.  T

Highlights from the Ethnomusicology Archive: the Robert Berkman collection

Robert "Bob" Berkman is one of a handful of performing pianolists in the world today.  Instead of the purely mechanical renditions often associated with the player piano, Berkman’s performances sparkle with life and emotion through his expert manipulation of the pianola’s subtle controls.  In addition to his performance expertise, Berkman worked at one of the last companies that produced piano rolls, and is a we

Highlights from the Ethnomusicology Archive: the Colin McPhee collection

Colin McPhee was a Canadian musicologist and composer (1900-1964).  He served as a faculty member of the UCLA Department of Music, teaching composition and ethnomusicology from 1960 until his death in 1964.

UCLA in the Ethnomusicology Archive

Since June 14th is the Ethnomusicology Graduation Reception, I thought it appropriate to highlight UCLA faculty and student collections in the Archive.  (And to remind everyone to consider donating your field recordings to the Archive!) 

Information Resources for Ethnomusicology

The end of the quarter... the time when the Archive typically gets the most questions and the most users.  Since many of the Ethnomusicology students seem to be working on papers and assignments, I thought I would highlight some of the most-used resources in Ethnomusicology.

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