Paweł Gancarczyk presented his research on Central European music manuscripts at a conference in Regensburg entitled “Liturgie und Musik in St. Emmeram vom Mittelalter bis zur Frühen Neuzeit” (22-25 September 2019). The programm of the conference can be found → here. Click on the image for a large version of the flyer.
On Tuesday, 24 September, the last concert of the Sound Memories project took place at the church of Our Lady of the Snows in Prague, one of the highlights of Gothic architecture in the Czech capital. The programme “Seven Days at Prague University” presented mostly unknown music which was part of the everyday life of medieval students and academics, and is based on the long-time research of Jan Ciglbauer.
The SoundMe project presented a concert with our Associate Partners La Morra and Bastarda on 11 September, and a performance of a new piece based on SoundMe material created by accordeonist-composer Roman Zabelov (Prague) on 12 September during the 2019 Closing Conference of the HERA call “Uses of the Past” (2016-2019) in Gdańsk, Poland.
The PI of the Prague team, Lenka Hlávková, was elected a new member of the Academia Europaea in the section Musicology & Art History.
Members of the Sound Memories project and AP’s La Morra and Anonymous III participated at the 31st International Summer School of Early Music and associated events Music Rendez-Vous and Valtice Baroque Night. This took place in July in the Czech Republic. (For more information see: → www.early-music.cz.)
The SoundMe project presented a concert with our Associate Partners La Morra and Bastarda during the → 2019 Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference in Basel, Switzerland. The event attracted around 400 listeners, among them leading experts in early-music research from around the world. You can download the → concert programme (PDF, opens in new tab) here.
Members of the SoundMe team again presented research results at the annual Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, this year held in Basel, Switzerland. The MedRen is the biggest meeting worldwide for scholars researching medieval and early modern music up to 1600. For more information on the conference and on the conference programme, see our special page.
On 18 June 2019, Inga Mai Groote presented a lecture in the SoundMe seminar series at the Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences (ISPAN) in Warsaw.
On 1 June 2019, Manon Louviot presented a paper at the fiftieth congress of the Société des Historiens Médiévistes de l’Enseignement Supérieur Public (SHMESP) in Frankfurt, Germany (30 May – 2 June 2019).
As part of a new outreach initiative led by the Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge, the Cambridge team (Susan Rankin and Adam Mathias) have been working with local schools to introduce students to medieval music in a number of ways. This outreach project, entitled “Roots”, aims to trail a new model for music provision within primary and secondary schools across the Cambridgeshire region, and draws together all ages in teaching and enjoying music.