Current Research Projects

MMaP is involved in a variety of projects that document and interpret individual music cultures and examine fundamental theoretical issues in ethnomusicology, folklore, and allied fields. This is a partial list of projects that the Centre is currently developing.

Doughboys and Molasses, Oh! Traditional Songs from the Gros Morne Region (Producer: Dr. Anna Kearney Guigné). A Back on Track CD and booklet production in partnership with Parks Canada and the Canadian Museum of History.

Neighbours: St. John’s eBook. Multiple authors. Edited by Meghan C. Forsyth and Beverley Diamond.

Minnie White, The First Lady of the Accordion. A book of tunes composed and played by Newfoundland and Labrador accordion player Minnie White from St. Alban’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. (Producer: Jim Payne). A co-production of MMaP and SingSong Inc.

Voices of Placentia BayA Digital Archive of Music and Narrative (Producer: Dr. Meghan Forsyth). A partnership between MMaP, the Town of Placentia Bay, and the Placentia Area Historical Society.

The Neighbours ProjectA Web Archive of Narratives and Interviews from the Cultural Communities of St. John’s (Producer: Dr. Meghan Forsyth)

MacEdward Leach and the Songs of Atlantic Canada: A Digital Archive. 2nd edition (Executive Producer: Dr. Harris M. Berger. Producers: Dr. Meghan Forsyth and Dr. Anna Kearney Guigné)

Music Research Annual, a peer reviewed scholarly journal debuting in 2020 (Editors-in-Chief: Dr. Harris M. Berger and Dr. Jocelyne Guilbault)

The Field Collections of Gordon MacLennan: A Digital Archive of Scottish Gaelic Music and Narrative in Canada (Producer: Dr. Tiber Falzett)


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