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Chair: Lubomir Kavaldjiev (b. 1942), Ph.D., Assoc. Prof., (psychology, aesthetics, philosophy and sociology of music, theory of music, cognitive musicology, electronic and computer music, informatics), lecturer in Sofia University "Kliment Ochridsky" and Technical University (Sofia), member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music), member of the Union of the Bulgarian Composers, member of the editorial board of the journal "Bulgarsko muzikoznanie, lectures in Polish and German universities.

See personal homepage  of  Lubomir Kavaldjiev >> ENTER
Here you can hear Electroacoustical Music composed by L. Kavaldjiev >> ENTER

Members

Elissaveta Valchinova-Chendova (b. 1954), Ph.D., Assoc. Prof., (Bulgarian performance culture and art music), chair of the Musicology Section at the Union of the Bulgarian Composers, member of IASPM, member of the editorial board of "Bulgarsko muzikoznanie.

Bojidar Karastoyanov (b. 1940), Assoc. Prof., (mediaeval music and theory).

Rossitza Draganova (b. 1962), Ph.D., Research Fellow, (aesthetics and theory of music), member of IASPM.
(Personal Homepage)

Ivanka Vlaeva , Ph.D., Research Fellow (ethnomusicology)

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Academic projects:

- Information Models for Music Documentation and Analysis (1995-1998)

- Info-Theoretical Systems and Music Practices (1998-2001)

Applied Research Projects:

1. INTERNET multimedia database for Bulgarian folklore music (since 1995) - over 15000 records including lyrics, music, graphics and video) available at: http://musicart.imbm.bas.bg/Default-bg.htm.
The initial version, has been awarded in 1997 (First award for regional project under the GIP initiative of the European Commission, G7 and Japan).
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2.BULGARIAN ACADEMIC MUSIC PORTAL ( )
DATABASES for Bulgarian music culture and academic musicology (2003-2004). The project is realised through a competition carried out by the Culture National Fund. Its objective is to ensure Internet access to the miltimedia information about Bulgarian musical culture and academic musicology systematised in several databases. The main objective is to realise in the shortest time an essential, scientifically applicable and widely accessible result. The programme product is an open system and provides opportunities for adding and enlarging the search through other fields, which are research subjects in the Music Sector of the Institute of Musicology, as well as through information sources from other departments of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, and from other cultural and educational institutes possessing collections of scientific and cultural information about Bulgarian art and music

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Other IAS-BAS activity:

Lubomir Kavaldjiev, Elissaveta Valchinova-Chendova (as co-organizers)

Festival for Electroacoustical Music (FEM )
archive: 1999- 2001 ,
FEM 2002


Lubomir Kavaldjiev (as online editor and webmaster)

Bulgarian Musicology - online

Lubomir Kavaldjiev, Rossitza Draganova (as co-organizers)
IASPM International Seminar 23-24 June 2000 (Archive)


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