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Johanni Curtet
  • Male
  • Rennes (or in Mongolia)
  • France

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  • Jean Michel Vincent
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  • Mongolian Music Blog
  • Rowan Lee Hartsuiker
  • Bernard Kleikamp
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Mongolian Sound Worlds: new release

New book on Mongolian music to be released in April!Mongolian Sound Worldsed. by Jennifer C. Post, Sunmin Yoon and Charlotte d'Evelyn, University of Illinois Press."Insights into musical place, practice, identity, and heritage that arise during moves from steppes to stage, Chinggis Khan’s empire to globalization, and traditional throat-singing and horsehead fiddle to heavy metal fusion will--as with the Mongolian sound worlds so vividly portrayed--reverberate far beyond the borders of Mongolia."--Carole Pegg, author of Mongolian Music, Dance, and Oral Narrative: Performing Diverse IdentitiesAbstract:Music cultures today in rural and urban Mongolia and Inner Mongolia emerge from centuries-old pastoralist practices that were reshaped by political movements in the twentieth century. Mongolian Sound Worlds investigates the unique sonic elements, fluid genres,…See More
Jul 19
A blog post by Johanni Curtet was featured

Meïkhâneh's New Album "Chants du dedans, chants du dehors" - release June 10th 2022!

Meïkhâneh's new album Chants du dedans, chants du dehors (Songs from Inside, Songs from Outside) will be released on Buda Musique label with international distribution on June 10th 2022!Five years after La Silencieuse (Cas Particuliers/Buda Musique 2017), Meïkhâneh further affirms the Persian, Mongolian and European influences of its music, at the crossroads of World Music and an imaginary Folk. The trio explores interiority and exteriority, the cocoon and the vast world, what is felt and what is said. A call to space, to travel, to nature... This new album offers 13 songs that are both luminous and intimate, earthy and vibrant. Sung in Mongolian, Persian, Portuguese, Greek, French and imaginary language, the Chants du dedans, Chants du dehors deliver limpid, deep melodies, dancing rhythms, in a setting of plucked, rubbed strings, between earth and…See More
May 4
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Meïkhâneh's New Album "Chants du dedans, chants du dehors" - release June 10th 2022!

Meïkhâneh's new album Chants du dedans, chants du dehors (Songs from Inside, Songs from Outside) will be released on Buda Musique label with international distribution on June 10th 2022!Five years after La Silencieuse (Cas Particuliers/Buda Musique 2017), Meïkhâneh further affirms the Persian, Mongolian and European influences of its music, at the crossroads of World Music and an imaginary Folk. The trio explores interiority and exteriority, the cocoon and the vast world, what is felt and what is said. A call to space, to travel, to nature... This new album offers 13 songs that are both luminous and intimate, earthy and vibrant. Sung in Mongolian, Persian, Portuguese, Greek, French and imaginary language, the Chants du dedans, Chants du dehors deliver limpid, deep melodies, dancing rhythms, in a setting of plucked, rubbed strings, between earth and…See More
May 2
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A blog post by Johanni Curtet was featured

"Transregional Politics of Throat-Singing as Cultural Heritage in Inner and Central Asia, a special issue"

I am pleased to announce the publication of a special issue entirely dedicated to khöömii of the "Asian Music" journal, in which I participated:Transregional Politics of Throat-Singing as Cultural Heritage in Inner and Central Asia, a special issueASIAN MUSIC, Volume 52, Number 2, Summer/Fall 2021Charlotte D’Evelyn, Guest EditorRobert O. Beahrs, Andrew Colwell, Associate Guest EditorsJohanni Curtet, Assistant Guest EditorTable of ContentsFrom the Editor, Ricardo D. TrimillosFrom the Guest Editors, Charlotte D'Evelyn, Robert O. Beahrs, Andrew ColwellGrounding HeritageCradle of Drone-Overtone and Timbre-Centered Music: Cultural -Landscapes of the Indigenous Peoples of the Altai Mountain Range and Its Neighboring Areas, Carole PeggPropriety, Property, and Heritage in the Performance of Mongol Khöömii, Andrew ColwellGifts of the Sygytchy-Sons: Tethering Melodies to…See More
Sep 10, 2021
Johanni Curtet posted blog posts
Sep 6, 2021
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Sep 11, 2020
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Sep 11, 2020

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About me:
Ethnomusicologist, Ph.D., specialist of mongolian höömij
Associate researcher at University of Rennes 2, France
Höömij teacher
Musician, höömij and throat singer
Artistic Director of Routes Nomades' association
As a band we are:
-Höömij with Tserendavaa & Tsogtgerel since 2006
-Meïkhâneh (trio)
-Urbi & Orbi band
Instruments:
Höömij, Harhiraa, Throat singing, Guitare, Tovshuur, Dombra, Garaya, some Percussions, and some Guimbardes
Influences:
Mongolian and Tuva "traditionnal" musics, Titi Robin, Lo'jo, Ali Farka Touré, Vincent Segal...
Homepage:
http://www.routesnomades.fr

CD Releases

Tserendavaa & Tsogtgerel

"Xöömij Overtone Singing from Mongolia"

CD/DVD 3017742- Buda Musique/Routes Nomades, 2008

Field Recordings, Photos and Booklet: Johanni Curtet

http://www.routesnomades.fr/disques.html

 

 

You can order it on this link:

http://www.budamusique.com/component/option,com_virtuemart/Itemid,35/category_id,3/flypage,flypage.tpl/page,shop.product_details/product_id,799/

 

Dörvön Berkh

"Four Shagai Bones, Masters of Overtone Singing"

CD PAN 2100 - Pan Records/Routes Nomades, 2010

Recordings, Photos and Booklet: Johanni Curtet

http://www.routesnomades.fr/disques.html

An Anthology of Mongolian Khöömii

2 CDs Routes Nomades / Buda Musique, 2017

Some recordings, Photos and Booklet: Johanni Curtet

Informations: https://routesnomades.fr/en/anthology

Khusugtun

Jangar

CD Routes Nomades / Buda musique, 2020

Artistic advisor, booklet: Johanni Curtet
Infos: https://www.budamusique.com/en/catalogue/view/1151/jangar/

Other CDs, as an artist:

Meïkhâneh, La maison de l'ivresse (2012)

Meïkhâneh, La Silencieuse (2017)

Informations: http://www.meikhaneh.com/en/home/

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Urbi & Orbi live, création autour du chant diphonique by Pierrick Lefranc (2014)

Informations: https://plefranc.bandcamp.com/album/urbi-orbi-live-cr-ation-autour-du-chant-diphonique

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Meïkhâneh's New Album "Chants du dedans, chants du dehors" - release June 10th 2022!

Meïkhâneh's new album Chants du dedans, chants du dehors (Songs from Inside, Songs from Outside) will be released on Buda Musique label with international distribution on June 10th 2022!

Five years after La Silencieuse (Cas Particuliers/Buda Musique 2017), Meïkhâneh further affirms the Persian, Mongolian and European…

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Posted on May 2, 2022 at 10:41am —

Mongolian Sound Worlds: new release

New book on Mongolian music to be released in April!

Mongolian Sound Worlds

ed. by Jennifer C. Post, Sunmin Yoon and Charlotte d'Evelyn, University of Illinois Press.

"Insights into musical place, practice, identity, and heritage that arise during moves from steppes to stage, Chinggis Khan’s empire to…

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Posted on March 23, 2022 at 8:47am —

Khusugtun - Jangar tour in Europe this spring !

Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la tournée européenne de Khusugtun ce printemps! Une belle occasion d'entendre en live le set de leur dernier album "Jangar"!

We have the pleasure to announce Khusugtun 's European tour this spring! A great occasion to see their new album "Jangar" live!

Хөсөгтөн хамтлагийн Европын аялан тоглолт энэ хавар эхлэх гэж байна! "Жангар" цомгийн шинэ бүтээлүүдээр Франц, Люксембург, Швейцарь, Бельгид уулзацгаая!…

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Posted on March 23, 2022 at 8:41am —

Crowdfunding: Meïkhâneh records its new album !

Meïkhâneh records its new album in August and September 2021

Chants du dehors, chants du dedans -"Songs from the Outside, Songs from the Inside"

To be released in January 2022 on the Buda Musique label

Available in mid-December 2021 for crowdfunders only

You can help us!

The Songs from the Outside and the Songs from the Inside echo what sings…

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Posted on September 6, 2021 at 11:09am —

"Transregional Politics of Throat-Singing as Cultural Heritage in Inner and Central Asia, a special issue"

I am pleased to announce the publication of a special issue entirely dedicated to khöömii of the "Asian Music" journal, in which I participated:

Transregional Politics of Throat-Singing as Cultural Heritage in Inner and Central Asia, a special issue

ASIAN MUSIC, Volume 52, Number 2, Summer/Fall…

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Posted on September 6, 2021 at 11:00am —

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At 4:26pm on December 18, 2010, Rowan Lee Hartsuiker said…

Hey Johanni,

how are you?

I tried to meet you with Andrew Colwell last July in Ulaanbaatar,

unfortunately you were too busy with work. We surely meet next time!

Greetings from Holland,

rowan.

 

At 9:19pm on April 15, 2008,
R.I.P.
Tran Quang Hai
said…
Cher Johnni,
Je suis content que tu sois membre de l'Overtone Music Network.
Tu connaitras d'autres musiciens qui pratiquent le chant diphonique et d'autres compositeurs .
Il y a pas mal d'articles sur mon blog . Tu peux le visiter .
Bises
Tran Quang Hai
PS: Je te verrai le jeudi 17 avril 2008
N'oublie pas de mettre une photo de toi sous ta page : Johanni Curtet's page
 
 
 

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