Paper by Bartłomiej Gembicki opens new season of SoundMe seminars in Warsaw

On 10 October 2017 Bartłomiej Gembicki presented his research at the 5th “SoundMe” seminar in Warsaw. He discussed early 17th century Italian music for Vespers, relying on sources ranging from early music prints to contemporary CD covers. By doing so, he disclosed the motivations and strategies that established the myth of Venetian Vespers music, highlighting how…

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The church of the former Carmelite convent (Karmeliterkirche) in Boppard on the Rhine.

Karl Kügle researches newly discovered music fragments at Koblenz for SoundMe

On 18 and 19 September 2017, SoundMe Project Leader and Principal Investigator of the Utrecht team Karl Kügle paid a research visit to the Landeshauptarchiv in Koblenz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany). There, he examined a set of fragments of so-called ars nova polyphony. He recently discovered the fragments in a late fifteenth-century manuscript from Boppard (Middle Rhine)…

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Warsaw team presents research in Wrocław

On Tuesday 12 September 2017 Antonio Chemotti (Warsaw team) presented his “Sound Memories” research project at the international conference Die Musikkultur der evangelischen Kirchengemeinden in Breslau. Gestaltung ihrer Tradition und die musikalische Ökumene (Wrocław, 11-13 September 2017).

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The examination copy of Jan Ciglbauer's doctoral dissertation as used during his viva on 3 July 2017.

Jan Ciglbauer defends PhD thesis on the tradition of Central European Latin songs

On 3 July 2017, Jan Ciglbauer from the Prague team successfully defended his PhD thesis Cantiones Bohemicae – Komposition und Tradition at Charles University. The thesis was supervised by David Eben (Charles University; Prague team). Pavel Soukup (The Centre for Medieval Studies, Prague) and Inga Mai Groote (Heidelberg University and PI of the Heidelberg team) were…

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Karl Kügle presents SoundMe project to Dutch medievalists

On 22 June 2017 SoundMe Project Leader and Principal Investigator of the Utrecht team, Karl Kügle, delivered the Annual UCMS lecture 2017 to an interdisciplinary audience of 75 medievalists, including research postgraduates (MA and PhD levels) and specialists in wide range of fields including textual and visual studies, history, religion and music.

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Bartłomiej Gembicki’s research in the archives and libraries in Venice

From 4 to 19 June 2017 Bartłomiej Gembicki (PhD student from the Warsaw team) carried out a document search in Venice (Archivio di Stato, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Archivio Storico del Patriarcato and Biblioteca Gianni Milner Fondazione Ugo e Olga Levi). The search concerned mainly the liturgical sources from the church of St Mark, including five…

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