Diana Danova-Damyanova

14 Mar 2018

Diana Danova-Damyanova

Diana Danova-Damyanova
Asst. Prof. PhD
Music Culture and Information research group Main areas of research: Festivals of contemporary music such as Musica Nova, ppIANISSIMO, etc.; keeping, digitisation and restoration of folk music; local lore pertaining to folk music
 

1983–1988: Musicology: History of Music, National Academy of Music;
1988: MA, National Academy of Music;
2004–2006: Full-time doctoral student at the Section of Information Systems in Musical Culture, IAS;
2007–: Musicologist, Folk Music Archive, IAS;
2008: PhD, IAS;
2011–: Asst. Prof., NRCSCH, IAS.
 
Publications:
Books:
„Musica Nova в българската музикална култура”, С., 2009, „Вулкан 4”, pp. 296, ISBN 978-954-8594-16-5.
Articles:
In the journals Bulgarian Musicology and Musical Horizons; almanac Kipriana Belivanova, conference proceedings of Bulgarian Historical Musicology; New Ideas in Musicology 2006; Art Studies Readings; Sixty Years of Art Studies at BAS; Spring Readings; Local Lore Readings, Kazanluk, etc; reviews and columns in Musica Viva fortnightly and so on.
 
Projects:
BAAART 1, 2, 3 (Bulgarian Art Archives and Advanced Research Technologies (2006–2012); team member;
– Information technologies for developing a digital library of sheet music and lyrics of Bulgarian folk songs (2009–2012) in collaboration between IAS, BAS; Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, BAS; University of Sofia; leader of the IAS work group.
 
Asst. Prof. Diana Danova-Damianova has taken part in a number of symposia and conferences such as:
2010: The Fifth SEEDI International Conference: Digitisation of cultural and scientific heritage, Sarajevo, BiH;
2014: International conference on Theoretical and Applied Dimensions to Musical Culture, during Siberiade International Festival of Pieces of Music by Children and Adolescents, Kemerovo, Russian Federation;
Papers and multimedia presentations (incl. as co-author) at various research events such as: Sixty Years of Art Studies at BAS; Art Studies Readings; Spring Readings; Local Lore Readings, Kazanluk; national seminars for users of the E-LIB Integrated Library Information System, organised by SoftLib, etc.
 
Courses of lectures:
University of Sofia: History of Music; Musical Analysis;
Air Defence Training Centre, National Guards Unit: Solmization; Theory of Music, etc.