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Macák, Ivan

Macák, Ivan

Macák, Ivan, Slovak ethnomusicologist; b. Gbelce, near Nove Zámky, Aug. 26, 1935. He studied ethnomusicology at the Univ. of Bratislava, where he received his Ph.D. (1969) with the diss. Štúdie k typológii a histórii slovenskych I’udovych nástrojov (Studies in the Classification and History of Slovak Folk Instruments). He was ed. of L’udova tvorivost’ (1959–65), and research fellow in music at the Slovak National Museum in Bratislava (from 1967), where he subsequently built its collection to include over 900 folk instruments and 7,000 pictorial records. He lectured in ethnomusicology at the Bratislava Academy (1962–73) and co-ed, the Annual Bibliography of European Ethnomusicology (Bratislava, 1967 et seq.). His chief contribution is in the area of organology, particularly the earliest history of instruments and their methodology.

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