New article published by the Society for Ethnomusicology SEM-Student News

Volume 16, Number 1: Music and Theory

We are pleased to announce the publication of SEM Student News Volume 16, Number 1. This issue discusses new and reimagined conceptualizations of theories from many areas and traditions, and highlights student voices as they shape theoretical engagements in current and future fieldwork, social activism, and ethnomusicological academia.

You can read the issue here.

“Experiments on New Organology: Performing Research in a Multimedial Exhibit” p, 32-35.

Published by Juan Castrillon

His current research as UPENN PhD student is centered on developing a broader genealogy of the concept of “mystical audition,” in the Turk-Ottoman musical thought; and exploring aurality formation in Colombian Amazon musical practices, and the ways in which this process has been able to produce bodies, instruments, and repertoires and to amplify modalities of wisdom that both manage health and regulate spirituality. His methodology includes fieldwork, repatriation of old recordings to Amazon communities, Ottoman Music Theory books’ analysis, and discussions about sonic narratives, recording techniques and musical practices understood as an historical technics of subjective transformation’ process.

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