On the Association of Music and Lyrics in Sung Verse
List of Contributors
Andy Arleo is a Professor of English at the Faculté des Langues et Cultures Etrangères of the Université de Nantes and a member of the Centre de Recherche sur les Identités Nationales et l’Interculturalité. His research involves the comparative study of children’s folklore; the metrics of children’s rhymes; the relationship between music and language; the study of American folk and popular music; and the use of music, song and folklore in foreign language teaching. He is the co-editor, with Jean-Louis Aroui of Towards a Typology of Poetic Forms: from linguistic structure to metrics and beyond (John Benjamins, 2009) and, with Julie Delalande, of Cultures enfantines: universalité et diversité (Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2010).
Paolo Bravi Currently a contract professor of “Anthropology of music” and “Mediterranean musical cultures” at the School of Ethnomusicology of the Conservatorio di Musica “Palestrina” in Cagliari (IT), Paolo Bravi has two PhD.s in “Methodologies of Anthropological Research” (University of Siena, 2008) and in “Theories and History of Languages” (University of Sassari, 2013). His research focuses on the formal features and cultural values of singing and spoken voices in oral traditions and adopts models, techniques and research methods from both ethnomusicology and phonetics. In this field he has published more than thirty contributions (parts of collective volumes, conference proceedings, journals etc.) and the monography A sa moda campidanesa. Pratiche, poetiche e voci degli improvvisatori nella Sardegna meridionale (Nuoro: ISRE, 2010).
Varuṇ deCastro-Arrazola has a background in Ethnomusicology and in...
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