Sean Curran at the SoundMe seminar in Warsaw

Sean Curran at the SoundMe seminar in Warsaw.

Sean Curran at the SoundMe seminar in Warsaw.

On 9 April 2019 Sean Curran (University of Cambridge) gave a public lecture at the SoundMe seminar at the Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw). The paper, entitled “Music writing and music history in a thirteenth-century song”, offered a close reading of a mid-thirteenth motet, Par une matinee / Mellis stilla / Alleluia. Continue reading

SoundMe AP Bastarda launches new CD Ars moriendi

SoundMe AP Bastarda launches new CD Ars moriendi.

SoundMe AP Bastarda launches new CD Ars moriendi.

On 30 March 2019 the SoundMe Associate Partner Bastarda launched its new CD, Ars moriendi (Lado ABC). Continuing the path traced in their first project, Bastarda bases its improvisations on materials derived from early modern music: while their first CD was devoted to the output of a single composer, Petrus Wilhelmi, Ars Moriendi confronts the soundscape of an entire ritual: the liturgy for the dead, from the commendation of the soul during the agony to the final absolution. Continue reading

Kügle gave a lecture at Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG)

On 19 February 2019, Karl Kügle offered a lecture to members of the Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG), Mainz, Germany. The lecture addressed issues of mobility, creation of difference, and historiography in the fifteenth century and today as exemplified through the life and musical works attributed to Petrus Wilhelmi, and their reception history in present-day Europe. Continue reading

Kügle gave a lecture at University of Oxford

St John's College

St John’s College.

Karl Kügle gave a lecture at St John’s College, University of Oxford to members of the Late Medieval History seminar (convenors: Hannah Skoda and Natalia Nowakowska). The lecture was entitled “‘Ancient music’ in late medieval Europe: from thirteenth-century Paris to seventeenth-century Silesia” and took place on 5 February 2019.

Christmas concerts in The Netherlands with Trigon Ensemble

AP Trigon Ensemble performed two Christmas concerts including music of the Devotio moderna and from the Amsterdam beguinage around 1600:

  • 15 December, 14.45 hours, Grote Kerk (or St. Bavokerk), Grote Markt, Haarlem
  • 16 December, 15.30 hours, Huys Dever, Heerenweg in Lisse

This is the → programme of the concert in Haarlem (in Dutch. PDF, opens in new tab).

The performance on 16 December was recorded by → Concertzender.