Sounds of the world – The worlds of sounds

10 Years TMS

Recording of the concert "Sounds of the world – The worlds of sounds" on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the UNESCO Chair on Transcultural Music Studies (TMS) on November 29th 2019 | Weimar, University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar, Festsaal Fürstenhaus

:::Concert programme::: (in German)

Ivan Vilela 

The first part of the concert focuses on the Brazilian artist Ivan Vilela. He is one of the most important virtuosos of the ten-stringed guitar instrument "Viola Caipira", has researched its history and further developed the playing techniques.

When this video is played, personal data is transferred to YouTube. If you agree, click the "start video" link. Further information can be found in our privacy policy.

Start video

Sound Affinities Ensemble

In the second part of the concert, the international four-member "Sound Affinities Ensemble" will perform. It was founded on the initiative of our UNESCO Chair and is led by Mehdi Aminian (Iran), who plays and sings on the long-necked flute "Ney" and the long-necked lute "Setar". The ensemble also includes Emmanuel Hovhannisyan (Armenia) on the woodwind instrument "Duduk", Nora Thiele (Germany) on the frame drum and other instruments, and Yesun-Erdene Bat (Mongolia) on the horse-head fiddle "Morin Khuur" and as an over- and undertone singer.

When this video is played, personal data is transferred to YouTube. If you agree, click the "start video" link. Further information can be found in our privacy policy.

Start video

Global Contexts

Prof. Dr. Tiago de Oliveira Pinto reports in the LISZT Magazine on "Cultural Encounters: Ten years of Transcultural Music Studies at the Department of Musicology Weimar-Jena".

LISZT Magazine (N° 17, April 2020), article "Global Contexts", p. 50­–53

:::To the article::: (in German)