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Susanne Ziegler

Photo: Frank Scherbaum
At the Eighth International Symposium of Traditional Polyphony in Tbilisi (2016)

 

Susanne Ziegler graduated in Musicology/Ethnomusicology and Slavic languages and literature from the University of Cologne. She worked as assistant professor at the Institute for Comparative Musicology of the Free University in Berlin and lectured at various German universities. She held a position at the Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv in the Ethnomusicology department of the Ethnological Museum, National Museums in Berlin, Prussian Heritage Foundation, where she was responsible for the historical collections. She published books, CDs, and numerous scientific articles. Her fields of interest include historical recordings, multipart music, music in East and Southeast Europe and in the Caucasus.

 

  

 

 

Selected Publications

Ziegler, S., & Traub, A. (1990). Mittelalterliche und kaukasische Mehrstimmigkeit – Neue Überlegungen zu einem alten Thema. Beiträge Zur Musikwissenschaft, 32(3), 214–227.

Ziegler, S. (1993). Une perspective historique sur la polyphonie géorgienne. Cahiers d’ Ethnomusicologie, 6, 29–44.

Ziegler, S. (2003). “Voices from the Past”. Caucasian Polyphony in Historical Sound Recordings from the Berlin Phonogram Archive. The First International Symposium on Traditional Polyphony. R. Tsurtsumia & J. Jordania (Eds.). Tbilisi: International Research Center for Traditional Polyphony of Tbilisi Vano Saradjishvili State Conservatoire, 528–546.

Ziegler, S. (2008). Polyphony in historical sound recordings of the Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv. The Third International Symposium on Traditional Polyphony. R. Tsurtsumia & J. Jordania (Eds.). Tbilisi: International Research Center for Traditional Polyphony of Tbilisi Vano Saradjishvili State Conservatoire, 555–561.  

Ziegler, S. (2010). Siegfried F. Nadel and his contribution to Georgian Polyphony. The Fourth International Symposium on Traditional Polyphony. R. Tsurtsumia. & J. Jordania (Eds.). Tbilisi: International Research Center for Traditional Polyphony of Tbilisi Vano Saradjishvili State Conservatoire. 106–115.

Ziegler, S. (2014). Recordings of Georgian Prisoners in Germany (1915–1919). The Sixth International Symposium on Traditional Polyphony. R. Tsurtsumia. & J. Jordania (Eds.). Tbilisi: International Research Center for Traditional Polyphony of Tbilisi Vano Saradjishvili State Conservatoire. 418–424.

Tsurtsumia, R. & S. Ziegler. (2014). Echoes from the Past: Georgian Prisoners’ Songs Recorded on Wax Cylinders in Germany 1916–1918. Historical Recordings of the Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv. Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Tbilisi State Conservatoire. (With 2 CDs).

Ziegler, S. (2016). Art. Georgien in: MGG Online, hrsg. von Laurenz Lütteken, Kassel, Stuttgart, New York: 2016ff., veröffentlicht 2016-09-26, www.mgg-online.com/mgg/stable/12656.

Photo: Frank Scherbaum
At the Eighth International Symposium of Traditional Polyphony in Tbilisi (2016)