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These categories are somewhat arbitrary; many of these projects are multi-faceted.
Boston Microtonal Society
- founded 1998; permanent chamber ensemble NotaRiotous founded 2005; spring and fall concerts.
British Harry Partch Society (????-????)
Institute for the Advancement of Aural Arts
's lecture collective.
(Illinois)- instrument-building, scale-building composers collective, with emphasis on face-to-face musical meetings.
Microtonal Projects Ltd.
(UK) - founded 2004 by Drs. Bousted.
(Lima-Perú) - 17 edo and microtonal harmony.
(Amsterdam) - promoting especially 31-tone music. well-maintained website with increasingly frequent events!
The Xenharmonic Alliance (19??-19??) -
's mail-driven network of exchanging microtonal music and ideas.
(Chicago) - a Midwest-based project offering concerts, listening parties, and a composition competition.
World Harmony Project
(Florida, most active 1992-2005) - world music with
's just intonation percussion orchestra.
Ekmelic Music Society/Gesellschaft für Ekmelische Musik
(Austria), main focus is on 72edo, overtone music.
Microtonal festivals and events
American Festival of Microtonal Music
(New York) - festival founded by
in 1981(?). See also PITCH label.
(Boston, 2010) - first symposium on the
Festival (Da)(Ne)S 2011
(Slovenia) - this edition of KIBLA's festival focused on microtonality. Organized by
Just Intonation Network
(Bay Area) - in need of assistance in organizing since spring 2006!
(LA area) - Annual festival founded in 1997.
(internet, 4/8/2006) - a convergence of microtonal music making. Final product: a podcast.
Music for People and Thingamajigs Festival
(Bay area) - Annual festival founded in 1997, focused on odd instruments and tunings.
Xenharmonic Praxis Summer Camp
(West Virginia) - Summer camp for microtonal composition and performance started in 2011.
Microtonal Record Labels
- Microtonal-with-a-beat Netlabel.
Microtonal Record Shelf (?)
- Microtonal Netlabel
small-run/netlabel; not exclusively microtonal but very xen-heavy
Microtonal media, publishing, archives
- guitar scale books by
- artist-run composers' collective dedicated to publishing and producing experimental and unusual works.
The North American Embassy of Anaphoria Island
archives of Microtonal materials including
The Microtonal Activist
(2001) - an e-zine by Jacky Ligon.
(Oslo, 2004-2008) - Ph.D. project by Kjell Tore Innervik
(Houston, 2006-2008) - four concertst using pianos tuned to 17 equal divisions of the octave.
Bohlen-Pierce Clarinet Project
- by Stephen Fox.
Alternative Tuning Projects
(London, 1998) - Patrick Ozzard-Low's study and proposal for 21st-Century Orchestral Instruments.
Mini-initiatives on this wiki:
: tell your story!
- a proposal/brainstorm that wasn't acted upon.
Porcupine Album Project
Sisters to Microtonality
DIY instrument making (including oddmusic and junkmusic)
a capella music (including barbershop)
music therapy / spiritual music / meditative music
derriere-garde music (alternate-history, neo- )
overtone music (see the
Overtone Music Network
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