Category Convegni e Call for papers

15th Moisa Research Seminar (2, 5-6, 8-9 Luglio 2021)

La 15esima edizione dei “Moisa Research Seminars”, organizzata da Paola Dessì per l’International Society for the Study of the Greek and Roman Music and its Cultural Heritage con il Dipartimento dei Beni culturali dell’Università di Padova, si concentra sui passi di interesse musicale presenti nei 10 libri del trattato “De Architectura” di Vitruvio.

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‘Lohengrin’ a Bologna (1871) e le sue conseguenze (Giornata di studi, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, 25 giugno 2021)

XXV Colloquio di Musicologia del «Saggiatore musicale» (Palazzo Strocchi, Ravenna, 12 – 14 novembre 2021)

XXV Incontro dei Dottorati di ricerca in Discipline musicali (4 giugno 2021, online)

promosso dal «Saggiatore musicale» e dall’ADUIM – Associazione fra Docenti universitari italiani di Musica

Seduta online – venerdì 4 giugno 2021, ore 14:30–18:30

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Images of Nineteenth-Century French Musical Life (Venice, Palazzetto Bru Zane, 6-7 December 2021)

The Répertoire international de la presse musicale (RIPM) and ICTM Study Group on Iconography of the Performing Arts in association with

Centre de musique romantique française, Palazzetto Bru Zane, Venice are announcing the symposium IMAGES OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY FRENCH MUSICAL LIFE Venice, Palazzetto Bru Zane, 6-7 December 2021

The implementation of new printing techniques in the 1840s advanced the publication of images in mass circulation newsmagazines, which were able to offer their readers for the first time plentiful illustrations of contemporary events. These illustrations visually supplement writings on music of the time, communicate with the music criticism, and document the reception of music performed in concert halls, theaters, salons and in other public places. Although the newsweekly L’illustration, which appeared in 1843, is the most prolific French newsmagazine—publishing by the end of the century over 3,300 illustrations of musical life—it is certainly not the only one visually documenting nineteenth-century music events in France, in Europe and beyond. Nor is the press the only media offering reflections of musical life during this period. One also sees music recognized in photography, extensively in caricatures, and also in miniature statuettes.

The conference invites proposals for papers on any aspect of French musical life in the 19th century as reflected in the visual sources:
– Interior and exterior architecture of concert and theater spaces
– Performances and reception of opera and other genres of musical theater

– Chamber and orchestral performances
– Performances of traditional music
– Marketing and sales of musical instruments
– Portraiture of French composers and music performers
– Street performances, fairs, open air ceremonies with music
– French music in French overseas possessions and colonies
– Methodological issues concerning the study, capture and indexing of images included in the 19th- century press
– Bibliographical research identifying illustrated French journals with significant musical content Papers on French musical life of other periods, based on visual sources, may be also considered.

The conference’s keynote speaker will be H. Robert Cohen, who with the assistance of Sylvia L’Écuyer and Jacques Léveillé, published an index to and the reproduction of L’lllustration’s musical engraving in a three-volume printed set (Québec, 1982–1983). Recognizing the significance of L’Illustration as an important source for the study French musical life, the Répertoire International de la Presse Musicale (RIPM) recently digitized all music-related images published through 1899. The resulting searchable open-access database which contains an index and reproduction of the images, will be inaugurated during the conference.

Program committee:
Zdravko Blazekovic, ICTM Study Group on Iconography of the Performing Arts Étienne Jardin, Centre de musique romantique française, Palazzetto Bru Zane Benjamin Knysak, the Répertoire international de la presse musicale

English is preferred language for the conference presentations. Abstracts of 250–300 words may be submitted before 1 July 2021 to:

Zdravko Blazekovic zblazekovic@gc.cuny.edu

Research Center for Music Iconography
City University of New York, The Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016-4309

Convegno internazionale di studi con il patrocinio del Centro studi Giacomo Puccini (6-7-8 maggio 2021, via Zoom)

«Non avendo libretto che cosa faccio della musica?»
Il libretto di Puccini dalla genesi alla realizzazione scenica

“In Search of the Lost Voice. The Reconstruction of Incomplete Polyphonic Masterpieces ” (Spring School, Vicenza, 26-30 aprile 2021)

L’International Spring School “In Search of the Lost Voice. The Reconstruction of Incomplete Polyphonic Masterpieces ” (Vicenza, 26-30 aprile 2021) è organizzata dall’Università di Padova in collaborazione con il Conservatorio “A. Pedrollo” di Vicenza ed è dedicata al tema della ricostruzione delle parti mancanti nella polifonia incompleta. L’iniziativa si rivolge a tutti e prevede conferenze, lezioni, case-studies e laboratori in cui i partecipanti si cimenteranno nella ricostruzione di una parte mancante sotto la guida di un tutor. I laboratori sono riservati a studenti, dottorandi e giovani ricercatori italiani e stranieri selezionati sulla base del curriculum vitae. Eventuali interessati sono pregati di contattarmi (marina.toffetti@unipd.it).

L’iniziativa si terrà online.

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Aural Architectures of the Divine. Sacred Spaces, Sound and Rites in Transcultural Perspectives (Call for papers, deadline 30 June 2021)

International and Interdisciplinary Conference

Florence, 24–26 February 2022

Università degli Studi di Firenze,

Dipartimento di Storia, Archeologia, Geografia, Arte e Spettacolo (SAGAS)

Concept: Prof. Dr. Klaus Pietschmann and Dr. Tobias C. Weißmann

Conference Committee: Prof. Dr. Mila De Santis, Prof. Dr. Antonella D’Ovidio, Prof. Dr. Klaus Pietschmann and Dr. Tobias C. Weißmann

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Le musiche d’arte del XXI secolo in prospettiva storica (giornata di studi, 13 aprile 2021)

Martedì 13 aprile 2021 – Diretta Teams
Per iscrizioni: marco.bizzarini@unina.it

Seminario Internazionale di Musicologia (eventi online, 15 marzo-3 maggio, 2021)

Seminario Internazionale di Musicologia
Prima edizione, a cura di
Luca Aversano, Maria Teresa Arfini e Giovanni Guanti