Ethnomusicology

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Studying Cornish carols in Washington

Posted on 26 February 2016 by Jessica Kelly

PhD student Kate Neale writes from Washington where she is currently an AHRC Kluge Fellow at the Library of Congress… “I study Cornish Christmas carol repertoire and performance in South Australia and California. That’s a strange reason to find myself in Washington DC; but this PhD is about journeys just as much as music. “During
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The God Article: Test Results

Posted on 2 June 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Dr John Morgan O’Connell This REACT-funded project involves the development of ney replicas with breath sensors to facilitate online learning.  Tests: The God Article team met twice to test a digitally fabricated ney. They met first on 15 May and second on 29 May at two locations in the School of Music (Cardiff University). On
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The God Article

Posted on 28 March 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Ethnomusicologist Dr John Morgan O’Connell – along with Sonic Art Scholar Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulus and User Experience Designer Anthony Mace – has recently been awarded £50,000 as part of REACT’s Objects Sandbox scheme. Dr O’Connell’s project – The God Article – revolves around the Turkish ney , a musical object steeped in cultural significance. This team will be developing ney replicas with breath
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