The seminar will present an overview of the main musical repertoires of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, in order to provide participants the necessary theoretical and practical tools for a historically informed interpretation of European medieval music.
The repertoire will include monophonic and polyphonic songs of liturgical and para-liturgical origin from Iberian and Italian XIII century manuscripts and examples of secular music from French and Italian Ars Nova repertoires (XIV cen.)
Particular emphasis will be given to the study of formal and compositional aspects and the evidences of improvisational practices, in order to stimulate an approach at the same time creative and respectful of the “grammar” of these musical languages.
The seminar will be divided into two groups (vocal and instrumental) which will be reunited in the afternoon sessions to work together.
Necessary level for the participation to the seminar:
• Medium knowledge level
• Knowledge of music writing
|Event End Date||05-08-2017|