|General info||Administration||Departments||Libraries||Journals||Folklore Database||Links|
Multimedia Database for Authentic Bulgarian Musical Folklore
Project idea and management:
© Lubomir Kavaldjiev, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof.
Affiliation: Chief of Section: "Information Systems in Musical Culture"
Institute for Art Studies, B A S.
Home Address: 29, Fr. Nansen St., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Tel: (+359 2) 9863214 E-mail: email@example.com
Multimedia Database for Authentic Bulgarian Musical
ethnomusicology, musical resources, database,
Country of origin and current
Dr. Lubomir Kavadjiev,
Brief overall Project Summary:
Authentic Bulgarian Musical Folklore (ABMF) multimedia
database is an integration of folk music data (songs,
instrumental music, dances and rituals), information, and
related analytical tools. It is based on an old and highly valuable
archive of Bulgarian folk music collected for more than 70
years and preserved in the Institute for Art Studies - BAS. This multimedia
database was created in 1994. Today there are more
than 16000 records associated with integrated audio, photos, score facsimiles,
The project aims to increase access to integration,
application and use of distributed sources of musical data,
and to develop a related technology to support these multimedia resources through
INTERNET / Web.
Expected / Actual results:
A distributed electronic integration of musical data, special musicological
and popular information, and also technologies
(multimedia presentations generated automatically from
database, computer models, analytical applications, etc.)
available through Internet / Web for variety of users.
ethnomusicologists, Slavic philologists, educators and
students, general public.
Partners / Actors in the initiative:
Use of information / telematic technologies:
Internet / www database multimedia
Benefits to the Information Society:
Globalization of cultural information and electronic
presentation of highly valuable sources from musical traditions in
the Balkan region.
Date information was collected: