The analog music – language method in the study of musical expression : challenges and limits. Towards a semiotics transversality

Author : Wael Samoud. Approaching the field of musical semiotics musical appears an audacious attempt in order to clarify better the functioning of the sign’s system being at the work in the emanation and the communication of the musical sense.

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Latin music elements presence in the egyptian songs by Mohamed Abd al-Wahab and Farid el-Atrach through three analysis

Author : Bacim Mejri. In this article, we tried to highlight three genres of latin genres (tango, rumba and samba) influence on the modern egyptian music in the 20th century. We choose to analyze three works : “Ahwak“ and “Sahirtou minhou al-layali“ by Mohamed Abd al-Wahab and “Wayyak“ by Farid al-Atrach.

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Historical musicology, ethnomusicology, analysis : Is a general musicology possible ?

Author : Jean-Jacques Nattiez. Throughout my career, I have campaigned for scientific knowledge of the musical fact. It was an opportunity to break down barriers between the various academic disciplines. That is why I am particularly grateful to my Tunisian friends to act in favor of musicology by publishing a closing text to my heart, the one where I show the needs for musicology, to grow in the awareness of existence and concerns of each of its individual components…

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