Archäologie früher Klangerzeugung und Tonordnung = The Archaeology of Sound: Origin and Organisation

TitleArchäologie früher Klangerzeugung und Tonordnung = The Archaeology of Sound: Origin and Organisation
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2002
EditorHickmann, E, Eichmann, R, Kilmer, AD
Series TitleStudien zur Musikarchäologie 3; Orient-Archäologie 10
PublisherLeidorf
CityRahden
ISBN9783896466402
Keywordsarcheologia, organologia, teoria
Abstract

The volume unites 56 contributions, 53 of which were presented at the 2nd symposium of the International Study Group on Music Archaeology in Kloster Michaelstein in 2000 and at the 6th colloquium of the ICTM-Study Group in Istanbul in 1993. There are also a foreword, an introduction, a list of participants, and explanations on the CD. At first, the development of human brain and hands are considered. This is followed by part 1 on sounds and origins of their organization, which is divided into the sections sound imaginations [2 articles], ?singing bones? [5 articles], intended tonal organization [6 articles], restoration, replica, concept - European sounds [7 articles], and pre-Columbian tonal production [7 articles]. The 2nd part on music-archaeological documents includes antique sound tools [4 articles], ancient Greek theory and melodic structure [3 articles], tonal structures in transition between the ancient Orient and Greek antiquity [3 articles], sound, tonal system, and notation in the Near and Middle East [5 articles], musical instruments and their tunings in Anatolia, Bactria, and Egypt [3 articles], sound structures and tonal systems of E- and SE-Asia [5 articles] as well as the archaeology of singing and song texts [5 articles]. [http://www.vml.de/e/detail.php?ISBN=978-3-89646-640-2]

Notes

The Archaeology of Sound: Origin and Organisation includes papers from the 2nd Symposium of the International Study Group on Music Archaeology at Monastery Michaelstein, 17-23 September 2000. And: Music Archaeology of the Aegean and Anatolia. Papers from the colloquium on Music Archaeology organised by the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (Istanbul) in cooperation with the ICTM Study Group on Music Archeology (6th meeting) and the Institut Français d' Archéologie (Istanbul), Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, 12-16 April 1993.