Adam Mathias presented his research at a conference in Lucca entitled “Ars Antiqua III: Music and Culture in Europe, c1150–c1330”, organised by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini. The conference took place from 30 November up to and including 2 December.
In November 2018, Jan Ciglbauer (Prague team) spent a month conducting research at the Hamburg University Library. His stay was funded by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). In the course of his stay, he gave a lecture at the Institute of Historical Musicology.
As part of the annual meeting of the American Musicological Society, this year held in San Antonio, Texas (1-4 November), Adam Mathias (Cambridge team) presented a paper entitled “Clausulae in Two Modes”.
The 47th Annual Musicological Conference of the Polish Composers’ Union took place at the Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences from 25 to 27 October 2018. It was organised in collaboration with the Warsaw team. Its title “The Past in Music – Music and Tradition” referred directly to the research undertaken by the SoundMe project.
From September 2018 to February 2019 Antonio Chemotti (Warsaw team) is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Vienna. Next to conducting his SoundMe research, Chemotti is involved in the activities of the Institute of Musicology, sharing his work with fellow researchers as well as students.
On 18 October 2018 Antonio Chemotti (Warsaw team) gave a public lecture at All Souls College (Oxford) as part of a series of seminars in medieval and renaissance music convened by Margaret Bent.
AP Trigon Ensemble performed music from the beguinage in Amsterdam around 1600, with an introductory lecture by Ulrike Hascher-Burger (Utrecht team). This took place on 27 October 2018. → More information (PDF, opens in new tab).
Appearances by David Eben and Lenka Hlávková on the Czech radio programme “Musica Antiqua” can now be heard online. The two members of the Prague team presented current research on music of the the 14th and 15th centuries as well as new recordings released by the Associated Partners of SoundMe Schola Gregoriana Pragensis and La Morra. The programmes were broadcasted between 3 June and 16 September 2018 and were aimed at a non-specialist audience and conducted in Czech. Listen to → Carolus IV. – Rex et Imperator (1/2) Listen to → Carolus IV. – Rex et Imperator (2/2) Listen to → La Morra: Petrus Wilhelmi de Grudencz
Ulrike Hascher-Burger (Utrecht team) is accepted as associate member of the prestigious → Henri Pirenne Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Ghent (Belgium).
Christine Roth presented her research in a collaborative session with Prof. Thomas Schmidt at a conference in Heidelberg entitled “Tradition und Traditionsverhalten: Literaturwissenschaftliche und kulturhistorische Perspektiven”, organised by the Heidelberg graduate school “Was ist Tradition?”. The conference took place on 4 and 5 October. For further details, see → www.uni-heidelberg.de.