FRANCESCO GIANNATTASIO

Francesco Giannattasio (PHOTO)

FRANCESCO GIANNATTASIO

University “La Sapienza” of Rome - Department of “Documentary, linguistic-philological and geographical sciences”
Professor of Ethnomusicology

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ISTITUTIONAL ROLES

President of Scientific Board of Itercultural Institute for Comparative Musical Studies of the Giorgio Cini Foundation (Venice)

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MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS

Somali music; traditional Italian folk music; the sung verse in oral traditions; music, language and poetry

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ACADEMIC CAREER

Musician and ethnomusicologist, since 1979 he has devoted himself full-time to ethnomusicological research. He carried out fieldwork on the orally transmitted music of Southern Italy and Sardinia (1975-86), Somalia (1982-1998), and Nepal (1987). Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Basilicata between 1987 and 1995, since 1995 is full professor at the "Sapienza" University of Rome. For over ten years (1990-2001) he directed the Intercultural Institute for Comparative Music Studies of the Cini Foundation in Venice, where he is still President of the Scientific Board of IICMS, and organizer of the International Seminars in Ethnomusicology. He has also been Curator (“Conservatore”) of the Ethnomusicological Archives of the Santa Cecilia National Academy (Rome).

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Sponsoring Organizations:


Sapienza Università di Roma University of Helsinki Università di Torino Western Michigan University

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ESA

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Edizioni Nuova Cultura

 

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