Articles about Collective Memory

Modern Laments in Northwestern Greece: Their Importance In Social And Musical Life And The “making” Of Oral Tradition
Musicologist (2017) Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 95-140

Having as a starting point a typical phrase -“all our songs once were laments”- repeated to the researcher during fieldwork, this study aims to explore the multiple ways in which lament practices become part of other musical practices in community ...

“LISTENING AND REMEMBERING”: NETWORKED OFF-LINE IMPROVISATION FOR FOUR COMMUTERS
CITAR (2011) Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 20-30

This paper analyses the experience of the networked off-line improvisation ‘Listening and Remembering’, a performance for four commuters using voices and sounds from the Mexico City and Paris metros. It addresses the question: how can an act of collective remembering, ...