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)
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.
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.
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)