Danièle Pistone (born 1946) is a French musicologist, emeritus professor at the University Paris Sorbonne 4.
Paris-Sorbonne University was a public research university in Paris, France, active from 1971 to 2017. It was the main inheritor of the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Paris. In 2018, it was merged with Pierre and Marie Curie University and some smaller entities to forming a new university called Sorbonne University.
In addition to her musical studies (including piano and conducting at the conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Besançonand the Schola Cantorum de Paris, Pistone graduated from the university with a degree in literature and Italian, and in 1973 she received a doctorate of state with a thesis on piano in French literature.
The Schola Cantorum de Paris is a private conservatory in Paris. It was founded in 1894 by Charles Bordes, Alexandre Guilmant and Vincent d'Indy as a counterbalance to the Paris Conservatoire's emphasis on opera.
Since 1971, she teaches at the University of Paris-Sorbonne where she was appointed professor of history of music in 1981.
Music is found in every known culture, past and present, varying widely between times and places. Since all people of the world, including the most isolated tribal groups, have a form of music, it may be concluded that music is likely to have been present in the ancestral population prior to the dispersal of humans around the world. Consequently, the first music may have been invented in Africa and then evolved to become a fundamental constituent of human life.
A producer at TF1 and Radio France (France Culture and France Musiques, 1972–1981), she also established the series "Musique-Musicologie" at the Honoré Champion publishing house in 1975, the Revue internationale de musique française (Slatkine-Champion, 1980–1997), the "Séminaire Interarts de Paris" (1998) and the Observatoire musical français of the University Paris-Sorbonne (1989–2014), as well as the eponymous publishing house (1991–2015).
TF1 is a private national French TV channel, controlled by TF1 Group, whose major share-holder is Bouygues. TF1's average market share of 24% makes it the most popular domestic network. It is also considered to be the most viewed television channel in Europe. Flagship series include CSI, The Voice and House M.D.
Radio France is a French public service radio broadcaster.
France Culture is a French public radio channel and part of Radio France. Its programming encompasses a wide variety of features on historical, philosophical, sociopolitical, and scientific themes, as well as literary readings, radio plays, and experimental productions. The channel is broadcast nationwide on FM and is also available online.
She has been an adviser for artistic training and cultural projects to the Scientific and Technical Mission of the Ministry of Research and has represented the Higher Education at the Interdepartmental Mission for the Development of Arts Education (1994–1998).
In 2004, she was elected a correspondent at the Académie des beaux-arts.
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