FMA 2017 announced

The 7th edition of the Folk Music Analysis workshop will be held in the University of Málaga, Spain, 14 - 16 June 2017:

Welcome to FMA 2016

The International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis brings together researchers from the field of ethnomusicology and the field of computational and analytical musicology.

Scientific topics

The workshop will deal with musicology, ethnology and engineering sciences including signal processing, pattern recognition, applied mathematics.

  • Computational (ethno)musicology
  • Retrieval systems for non-western and folk musics
  • New methods for music transcription
  • Statistical approaches to music
  • Empirical approaches to music
  • Folk music classification systems
  • Models of oral transmission of music
  • Cognitive modelling of music
  • Aesthetics and related philosophical issues
  • Methodological issues
  • Representational issues and models
  • Audio and symbolic representations
  • Formal and computational music analysis


Deadline for abstract submission: April 4

Extended deadline for abstract submission: April 18

Final extended deadline: April 22

Notification of acceptance: May 16

Deadline for final version of articles: June 6

Deadline for registration: June 8

Deadline for FMA scholarship application: May 16

Scholarship acceptance notification: May 23

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