senior research fellow, assistant professor in the field of Ethnomusicology, head of the Sound archives, head of the institute

Phone:
01 4706 271
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Research interests

Research interests:

  • sound archives,
  • restoration and archiving sound,
  • processing, systemisation and preservation of sound material,
  • field recordings in ethnology and ethnomusicology,
  • use and interpretation of historical sound recordings,
  • history of sound documentation in Slovenia,
  • acoustics of folk instruments.

 

Leading functions, membership and functions in associations and societies:

  • Head of the Institute of Ethnomusicology (since 2015),
  • member of the Slovenian Acoustical Society (SDA),
  • member of the Folk Slovenija - Cultural and Ethnomusicological Society,
  • member of the Slovenian Society for Conservation-Restoration (DRS),
  • member of the Audio Engineering Society (AES),
  • member of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA), member of the Technical Committee at the IASA and Secretary of the Technical Committee (2004-2010),
  • member of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) and member of the Study Group on Historical Sources of Traditional Music at the ICTM.

 

Teaching experiences

  • Lecturer of the course Music Acoustics (undergraduate study programme, 1st cycle Bologna programme) at the Academy of Music and at the Department of Musicology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana,
  • Lecturer of the courses Music Folkloristics: An Introduction and Instrumental Folk Music and Folk Dance, module Slovenian Folk Music Heritage (Masters study programme, 2nd cycle Bologna programme) at the Academy of Music, University of Ljubljana,
  • Lectures, consultations, mentoring and seminars in the Doctoral study programme Humanities and Social Sciences (3rd cycle Bologna programme) at the University of Ljubljana,
  • Mentor and co-mentor to PhD students in the Doctoral study programme Humanities and Social Sciences (3rd cycle Bologna programme) at the University of Ljubljana.
Selected publications
  • Trapped in folklore? : studies in music and dance tradition and their contemporary transformations, (Musikethnologie, Bd. 7, vol. 7). Zürich; Berlin: LIT, 2013. (sourednik)
  • Vpliv nekaterih ključnih dejavnikov okolja na življenjsko dobo optičnih nosilcev podatkov. V: Kavčič-Čolić, Alenka (ur.). Trajno ohranjanje digitalnih virov v Sloveniji, (Knjižnica, letn. 55, št. 1). Ljubljana: Zveza bibliotekarskih društev Slovenije: Narodna in univerzitetna knjižnica, 2011, 139-157.
  • Slovenian recordings made by the Favorite company in Ljubljana in 1910. V: Gronow, Pekka (ur.), Hoffer, Christiane (ur.). The Lindström project. Vol. 4, Contributions to the history of the record industry, = Beiträge zur Geschichte der Schallplattenindustrie. Wien: Gesellschaft für historische Tonträger, 2012, 44-50.
  • Kako hitro se vrtijo plošče z 78 o/min? = How fast do 78 rpm records turn? Muzikološki zbornik 46/2 (2010): 175-184.
  • Fonograf je dospel! : prvi zvočni zapisi slovenske ljudske glasbe, (Zbirka Folkloristika). Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU, 2008.
  • The use of CD-Rs for archival storage and preservation : vulnerability of CD-Rs based on the susceptibility to sunlight experiment. IASA j., 2004, no. 21, 65-80.
  • New perspectives on the beginnings of music : archeological and musicological analysis of a middle Paleolithic bone "flute". V: Wallin, Nils L. (ur.), Merker, Bjorn (ur.), Brown, Steven (ur.). The origins of music. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2000, 235-268. (soavtor)
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Curriculum Vitae

Research interests:

  • BSc in Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana (1991)
  • MA in Music Theory, Academy of Music, University of Ljubljana (2001)
  • PhD in Music Theory, Academy of Music, University of Ljubljana (2007)

 

Employment:

  • Glasbenonarodopisni inštitut, Znanstvenoraziskovalni center SAZU (1993 - )

Research areas

Musicology H320 • Folklore H400