American Folklife Center:
An introduction to the activities of the American Folklife Center and its
Archive of Folk Cultureas well as news about programs and activities, online
presentations of multiformat collections, and other resources to facilitate
folklife projects and study.
Gamelan Institute: Gamelan music of all kinds, in Indonesia and
around the world, is supported and documented by the American Gamelan
Institute, an organization devoted to publishing, recording, distributing, and
making available information on all aspects of Indonesian performing arts and
their international counterparts.
Canadian Centre for
Ethnomusicology at the University of Alberta: An archive and
research center dedicated to promoting collaborative research between scholars
and musicians, the University and the local, as well as national and
Popular Music, Middle Tennessee State: The Center for Popular Music
is an archive and research center devoted to the study of American popular
music from the pre-revolutionary era to the present.
Center for the Study of
Free-Reed Instruments at the CUNY Graduate Center: The Center for
the Study of Free-Reed Instruments (CSFRI) is devoted to fostering and serving
as a resource for scholarly research on all aspects--organology, sociology,
repertory, performance practice, etc.--of all free-reed instruments, from the
harmonium, so popular in India, and mouth-blown sheng family of Southeast Asia,
China, and Japan to the western "art-music" repertories for the
English concertina and accordion to the many types of "squeezebox"
and harmonica as used in myriad folk traditions.
Traditional Music and Dance: (CTMD), formerly the Ethnic Folk Arts
Center, works to celebrate and strengthen the practice of traditional
performing arts, affirming the value of diversity as an essential component of
our national identity.
the History and Analysis of Recorded Music (CHARM): CHARM aims to
promote the study of music as sound, and research activity ranges from the
creation of analytical tools and software to new critical approaches that
highlight the importance of performance in musical culture.
Centre de Recherche en Ethnomusicologie. Supports research, publications, and a large archive of sound recordings.
Dayton Ohio's traditional and ethnic Arts presenting organization.
(Occitan Research Centre for Ethnographic Resources and Activities):
Center devoted to the preservation and the dissemination of the occitan
cultural heritage through a variety of activities such as research,
publication, information, creation, and formation.
The Research Program at Earthwatch (formerly known as The Center for Field Research)
supports the organization mission by creating a public offering of scientific
projects that address important critical environmental and cultural issues on
which members of the public can participate.
Center for Culture and Art (ECCA): The Egyptian Center for Culture
& Art (ECCA) was founded in 2003 to promote traditional music in Egypt
through recording, archiving, supporting performances, and providing opportunities
for further encounters and networking among those who work in Egyptian arts and
Finnish Institute of
Recorded Sound: The Finnish Institute of Recorded Sound is a
non-profit association founded by private enthusiasts. The Institute collects
all Finnish records made before the introduction of legal deposit of sound
recordings in Finland (1981). The Institute strives to become the foundation of
the still nonexistent national sound archive of Finland.
An independent Australian non-government organisation with a global community
network of iDIDJ guild members that celebrates the didgeridoo and its source
cultures, values Australian Indigenous peoples and traditions, respects the
land and all its lifeforms, and seeks justice and equity for the traditional
Aboriginal custodians of the instrument.
Institut für Ethnologie
und Afrika-Studien: Das Institut für Ethnologie und Afrikastudien
der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz ist eine interdisziplinäre
Einrichtung, an der die Fächer Afrikanische Philologie und Ethnologie mit den
Abschlüssen Magister Artium (M.A.) und Dr. phil. studiert werden können.
Research and teaching in Ethnology, African Studies and African Languages as
well as African Literature and Music.
A site which provides information on ethnomusicology and ethnomusicologists in
Music Research Institute:
MRI addresses the impact of music on contemporary problems and issues through
theoretical, comparative and applied research with a particular focus given to
research and studies having worldwide implications and cross-cultural applications.
Patrimoines et Langages Musicaux: Le domaine de recherche commun est
"la musique comme langage". Cette problématique large se concrétise
notamment dans des travaux de sémiotique et de sémiostylistique musicales, des
recherches sur le langage et le style de différentes époques, de divers
compositeurs ou de diverses cultures musicales, des travaux d'analyse musicale,
des recherches sur la théorie musicale et son histoire, sur les rapports
musique-texte et, en ethnomusicologie, des travaux qui allient recherche
historique et études de terrain, anthropologie des religions et étude des
Research Center: An independent association, which aims to preserve
and promote the cultural heritage of the Himalayas.
Institute of Arts and Sciences of America, Inc.: The Polish
Institute of Arts and Sciences of America is a Polish-American non-profit
organization supported exclusively by the public, its members and friends. It
has become the leading center of learning and source of information about
Poland's history and culture in the United States. It is also a research center
and a disseminator of knowledge about the Polish-American ethnic group and its
role in America.