Urve Lippus (born 1950), Professor at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and since 1990 head of the Department of Musicology. Candidate of Arts (Moscow, 1985); PhD in musicology (Helsinki, 1995). Fields of research: Estonian music history, analysis of texts about music (histories, criticism), performance studies (based on historical recordings), the work and aesthetics of Veljo Tormis, Estonian folk song, modeling musical thinking of the runic song tradition. Principal publications: Linear Musical Thinking. A Theory of Musical Thinking and the Runic Song Tradition of Baltic-Finnish Peoples (Helsinki, 1995), Publications in Estonian Music History (general editor, 8 vols. since 1995).

appearance at Tuned City
Constructing Finno-Ugric identity through music / 08.07.11