JMRC's Researchers

Uri Aharon

Composer, conductor, researcher
Email: 
urientali@gmail.com
Composer, conducter, researcher
1946-

Frank Alvarez-Pereyre

Linguist
Email: 
fap@vjf.cnrs.fr

Docteur en Linguistique generale, Paris V Rene Descartes; Docteur s-Lettres et Sciences Humaines, Paris V; Director of the team Langues, Musiques, Societes, CNRS.

1948 -

Simha Arom

Ethnomusicologist
Email: 
arom@vjf.cnrs.fr

A French-Israeli ethnomusicologist who is recognized as a world expert on the music of central Africa, especially that of the Central African Republic. His books include African Polyphony and Polyrhythm: Musical Structure and Methodology (1991). In the 1960s, Simha Arom was sent by the Government of Israel to establish a brass band in the Central African Republic. He became fascinated by the traditional music of this country, especially the vocal polyphonies of the Aka Pygmies.

1930-

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