Eckehard Pistrick currently teaches Ethnomusicology at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, with focus on Southeastern Europe. He has co-directed a research project at the same institution on “Aural and Visual Representations of Albanian Identity” and is currently completing his PhD at the Universities of Halle and Paris-Ouest-Nanterre. He is member of the Centre de Recherche en Ethnomusicologie (CREM).Nicola Scaldaferri is Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Milan, Italy. He is also the founder and director of the LEAV - Ethnomusicology and Visual Anthropology Laboratory at the same institution. His research focuses on the music of Southeastern Europe and Southern Italy, as well as on Electroacoustic music. Since 1999 he has conducted extensive research on epic singing traditions and on the Milman Parry Collection at Harvard University. Major publications include Musica arbëreshe in Basilicata (Adriatica, 1994), Musica nel laboratorio elettroacustico (Lim, 1997), Nel paese dei cupa cupa (with Stefano Vaja, Squilibri, 2006) and the collaboration for the documentary Vjesh/Song (2007), realized by Rossella Schillaci.Gretel Schwörer is Professor of Ethnomusicology at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. Specialist in the musical traditions of Southeast Asia, her most recent research focuses on media and the multiple dimensions of sound. Another important aspect of her research relates to copyright issues for traditional music.