(ethno)musicology

Ode aan Walter Slosse (1947-2016)

Een jaar geleden (op 1 augustus 2016) overleed VPRO programmamaker Walter Slosse, met wie ik vele programma’s maakte,

Special Journal on Tuvan music

Here is the latest issue of  the journal The New Research of Tuva, dedicated this time to the

Intriguing counterpoints: the ‘Kalachakra Ritual Offering Dance’ and Tibetan folk music

Here is something curious almost live from the web. Last week the Dalai Lama presided and led one

Singing with the Bunun

Recently my Resonance students – plus a few guests – joined the second Sound Journey. The first Sound

Sept 5: Sound Travels concert

This Saturday evening (September 5, 19:30, at Yuppy Cafe/Bookstore) I’ll be doing a concert of songs I have

Overtone singing Mark C. van Tongeren

Mark van Tongeren: Five elementary techniques ( 1:09 ) The vowel triad (1:08) Fundamental drone (0:16 ) Parallel

PULP247 Shanghai interview

Mark Van Tongeren explains overtone singing, and gives a demonstration on the Shanghai metro – because why not?

Ethnomusicologist gives a throat-singing lesson

Excerpts from daily workshops conducted by Mark and visiting musicians at the 2002 Smithsonian Folklife Festival/Silk Road Festival

Overtone Singing – the book

The book Overtone Singing. Physics and Metaphysics of Harmonics in East and West is still available. The price

RIP Vladimir Oidupaa 1949-2013

Another brilliant and influential Tuvan musician passed away recently (september 2013): Vladimir Oyun Oidupaa. Here is an excerpt