The Prague Team, Schola Gregoriana Pragensis and La Morra revive the musical life of medieval students

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.

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SoundMe Concert at MedRen 2019

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.

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SoundMe at MedRen 2019

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.

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Cambridge Team Outreach Project “Roots”

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.

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