Everyone – We’re just one week away from Muslim World Music Day. So PLEASE if you promised, or I pestered you into doing something, do it!
The site is up at http://www.muslimworldmusicday.com and is slowly being loaded up, the galleries are fun and nearly finished. Have a look.
Send us your URL if you’re in the biz. All URLs and full websites of participants will be preserved by the Internet Archive in San Francisco.
Tell your friends. Blog, tweet, face, blab, space and post information about Muslim World Music Day, April 12
How to Contribute
Contribute information about you.
What’s your URL? e-mail?
Send a discography. It is becoming very difficult to find all the information necessary to correctly identify a sound recording through online resources. Make yourself immortal! Ideally, provide the following information in the following order: artist or band name / title of recording / record company / record company number / UPC number / year of release / format. You can send in Word as a tab or comma separated file, in excel or any database format.
Better yet, send ARC a copy of your recordings. We’ll catalog them and preserve them forever.
Provide press kits and info on your artists.
Send an electronic catalog of all your releases. Preferably as a word or excel document.
You could always send the recordings.
Libraries and Archives
Let us know about your collections. Size and scope, specialties and peculiarities. Send that URL.
Send metadata pertaining to music of the greater Islamic world. Provide the following information in the following order: artist or band name / title of recording / record company / record company number / UPC number / year of release / format . Not possible? Then a MARK record? word, tab separated? Excel?
Musicologists send an essay or give a talk. Tell us about your area of expertise.
Music schools can stage a recital, performance or seminar.
Let’s hear from some Middle Eastern Studies Departments!
We would love to hear from any and all Cultural organizations.
Let your membership know about the project.
You could host a talk, a concert, or post info on your website.
Host a show. Host an entire Day devoted to Muslim World Music.
Present an act.