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The Musical Instruments in Tunisia during the Roman Period : An acclaimed reality and a desired valuation under a lack of recognition !

Author : Anis Khabthani. The article sheds light on some of the musical instruments of a mythological nature dating back to the Roman era .They are found intensively in the iconographic bearings between the archaeological sites and the Tunisian national museums.

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The Guinbri : a twice disappeared instrument in Tunisia

Author : Anis Meddeb. This article seeks to understand the disappearance causes of some musical instruments throughout the History by studying the Guinbri in Tunisia. What seems very questionable and even very problematic in this study, is that the Guinbri has disappeared from the Tunisian music scene since the first quarter of the twentieth century.

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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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