Papers of the International Concertina Association (PICA) was a peer-reviewed journal, published from 2004 to 2013 by the International Concertina Association (ICA) and the Center for the Study of Free-Reed Instruments (CSFRI), a member of the Barry S. Brook Center for Musical Research and Documentation) of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
PICA published articles on all aspects of the concertina: the development and history of the instrument; its sociology, iconography, repertories, and performance practices; biographies of concertinists; etc. It also included reviews of books and CDs, as well as notes about important concertina-related events.
ISSN 1744-7356 (Print)
ISSN 1744-7364 (Online)
PICA is indexed in rilmAbstracts and digitally available from this website.
- PICA Volume 1, 2004
- PICA Volume 2, 2005
- PICA Volume 3, 2006
- PICA Volume 4, 2007
- PICA Volume 5, 2008
- PICA Volume 6, 2009
- PICA Volume 7, 2010
- PICA Volume 8, 2011
- PICA Volume 9, 2012
- PICA Volume 10, 2013-2015
With the retirement of the editor Allan Atlas this magazine has stopped appearing.
You can read more about this in Concertina World Magazine 458, June 2014.
The follow-up to PICA: The Concertina Journal is now online.