The legacy of José Montserrat Maceda, artist, scholar, philosopher and humanist, covers a wide breadth of human endeavors, interests and aspirations, with special significance to the musical cultures of the Philippines and Southeast Asia vis a vis the Asian civilization at large, as well as the rest of the world.  It reaches out to discover and express through modern methods of inquiry, reflection, and creative work, theories, philosophies and...   Read full article >>

Featured Playlist for September 2016

The following tracks are short clips from published audio and video recordings which are available for room use in our Library. To know more, please Contact Us.

Daluy 1
Track 1 From the CD: Soundstreams
Philippines © 1999

“The five movements that make up Baes’ Daluy, i.e. flow (1994) are intended to be played separately after...   Read full article >>

Call for Papers

The UP Center for Ethnomusicology invites scholars, thinkers and music practitioners to submit scientific papers or critical essays on the theme Music and Movement*.

MUSIKA JORNAL is a refereed scholarly periodical prepared by an Editorial Board comprised of faculty members and researchers from the College of Music, College of Arts and Letters and other units of the University of the Philippines that maintain close linkage with...   Read full article >>

UPCE Archive Visit

The UP Center for Ethnomusicology recently conducted its staff enrichment, training, and development program by visiting various libraries and archives around Metro. The one day trip was organized for the staff to observe the preservation, digitization and other practices of the other institutions; compare them to the processes the Center has; and identify what may be applicable to improve the services and practices of the Center.

Tracing its conception...   Read full article >>