ICONEA 2008 : proceedings of the International Conference of Near Eastern Archaeomusicology : held at the British Museum, December 4, 5 and 6, 2008 (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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ICONEA 2008 : proceedings of the International Conference of Near Eastern Archaeomusicology : held at the British Museum, December 4, 5 and 6, 2008

Author: Richard J Dumbrill; Irving L Finkel
Publisher: London : ICONEA Publications, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Dumbrill; Irving L Finkel
OCLC Number: 637006343
Notes: Cover title.
Description: vii, 209 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Possessed by the Great Mother: music and trance in ancient Pompeii and in the popular tradition of southern Italy / Roberto Melini --
New light on the Babylonian tonal system / Leon Crickmore --
The ancient Mesopotamian sistrum and its references in cuneiform literature: the identification of the šem and meze / Uri Gabbay --
Musical reconstruction of the Hurrian material by statistical analysis / David Halperin --
Another look at alleged ancient bagpipes / Terence Mitchell --
Playing in concert in the ancient Near East / Dominique Collon --
A queen's orchestra at the court of Mari: a new perspective on the archaic instrumentarium in the third millennium BC / Myriam Marcetteau --
Ancient Near Eastern and early Jewish traditions / Siam Bhayro --
Bull lyres, silver lyres, silver pipes and animals in Sumer / Bo Lawergren --
A Sumerian text in quantified archaeomusicology / Ernest McClain --
Evidence and inference in texts of theory in the ancient Near East / Richard Dumbrill --
A traveler's tales: observations on musical mobility in Mesopotamia and beyond / Piotr Michalowski --
Musical ensembles in ancient Mesopotamia / Theo Krispijn --
A new hypothesis for the elaboration of heptatonic scales and consequences in understanding their origins / Amine Beyhom.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Dumbrill and Irving Finkel.

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