LABORATORY OF MUSIC ETHNOLOGY
The Scientific Laboratory of Music Ethnology, Mykola Lysenko State Higher Music Institute
P.O.Box 839 Lviv 290008 Ukraine
tel (380.322) 723-660 fax (380.322) 723-613
The Laboratory of Music Ethnology researches traditional folk music of Western Ukraine. Its main directions of work include: systematic collecting of materials (field work research), archival of collected materials, ethnomusicological studies, conference activity. The Laboratory has one of the largest musical ethnographic archives in Ukraine (over 40,000 items, beginning from 1958). The Laboratory annually conducts the Conference of Researchers of Folk Music of the region, along with the publication of its materials.