JMRC's Researchers

Uri Aharon - Publications

Uri Aharon - Biography

Graduated from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, and later received his Ph.D in Musicology frim Tel Aviv University. Between the years 1993-2007 he was the conductor and musical director of The Jerusalem Cantors' Choir. In 2007 he founded the new cantors' choir Zimrat Ya, where he currently serves as conductor and a musical director. As a researcher, his recent projects focuses on the distinctive use ans implementation of the pentatonic scale in core melodies of Biblical cantillation found throughout various Jewish communities.

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Uri Aharon - Detials

Email: 
urientali@gmail.com
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Frank Alvarez-Pereyre - Publications

Frank Alvarez-Pereyre - Biography

Docteur en Linguistique generale, Paris V Rene Descartes; Docteur s-Lettres et Sciences Humaines, Paris V; Director of the team Langues, Musiques, Societes, CNRS.

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Frank Alvarez-Pereyre - Detials

Email: 
fap@vjf.cnrs.fr
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Simha Arom - Publications

Simha Arom - Biography

A French-Israeli ethnomusicologist who is recognized as a world expert on the music of central Africa, especially that of the Central African Republic. His books include African Polyphony and Polyrhythm: Musical Structure and Methodology (1991). In the 1960s, Simha Arom was sent by the Government of Israel to establish a brass band in the Central African Republic. He became fascinated by the traditional music of this country, especially the vocal polyphonies of the Aka Pygmies.

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Simha Arom - Detials

Email: 
arom@vjf.cnrs.fr
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