13th International Course of Medieval Music

From the 1st to the 6th August 2022 in Spello (Italy)

Organized by the Associazione Musicale Micrologus and the Centro Studi Europeo di Musica Medievale Adolfo Broegg.

The Course is divided into two levels:

Masterclasses

(higher technical level), mainly dedicated to the theme in the program: Music at the Corte dei Montefeltro.

Ordinary Courses

(for everyone), in which it is possible to study, in addition to the selected music, even the repertoire of your choice.

Music at the Court of Montefeltro

As a tribute to the centenary of Federico’s birth (1422-1482), the main theme that will be explored this year is Music at the Court of Montefeltro.

Among the composers will study works by Dufay, Binchois, Ciconia, and the music for dances of the Fifteenth century by Guglielmo Ebreo da Pesaro.

More informations: https://centrostudiadolfobroegg.it/en/music-at-the-court-of-federico-da-montefeltro/

Ordinary Courses

Singing: Patrizia Bovi

Wind instruments (pipe & tabor, flutes, shawm, bagpipes): Goffredo Degli Esposti

Fiddle/ Rebec: Gabriele Russo

Wind instruments ensemble /Alta cappella – Ian Harrison

Lute, guittern and oud (Europe – Middle East): Peppe Frana

Hurdy-gurdy / Symphonia: Giordano Ceccotti

Percussion / Dulcimer: Enea Sorini

Historical Dances*: Veronique Daniels 

LESSONS are INDIVIDUAL, and concern both technique and interpretation within historical performance practice. Lessons are open to auditors

*Historical dance teaching will be given as GROUP LESSONS

DAILY SCHEDULE

9.30 a.m.-1.00 p.m. LESSONS and HISTORICAL DANCES

1:00-3:00 p.m.: LUNCH BREAK
3:00-4:45 p.m.: WORKSHOP A or MASTERCLASS (A or B First)
5:15-7:00 p.m.: WORKSHOP B or MASTERCLASS (A or B Second)

EVENING – (program in preparation)

ONLY FOR MONDAY 1 August
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: registration and payment

1:00-3:00 p.m.: LUNCH BREAK 

3:00-7:00 p.m.: Main Courses and MASTERCLASSES

August 6: FINAL CONCERT by the students

MASTERCLASSES

A – Super librum alla corte Montefeltro

with Crawford Young

for singers and instrumentalists

Basic rules for making polyphonic music, using material from a songbook owned by the Montefeltre, MS Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Urb. lat. 1411, will be studied. As examples we will use the tenor parts of songs such as La dolce vista, Vostre tres doulx regart playsant and Filles a marier to work on composition and improvisation, both contrapunctus simplex and diminutus.

B – Instrumental reductions of polyphonic models from the fifteenth century 

with Félix Verry

 

WORKSHOPS FOR ENSEMBLES  

VOCAL ENSEMBLE – Enea Sorini

ENSEMBLE FOR WINDS AND PERCUSSIONS – Goffredo Degli Esposti

ENSEMBLE CLASS FOR SMALL GROUPS (beginners) – Gabriele Russo 

ENSEMBLE CLASS FOR SMALL GROUPS (advanced) – Peppe Frana  

TRADITIONAL MUSIC ENSEMBLE – Giordano Ceccotti 

HISTORICAL DANCES – Veronique Daniels

CONFERENCES

Nicoletta Guidobaldi: “Musica e danza alla corte di Federico da Montefeltro”

Crawford Young: “Re-Awakening Mercury’s Cithara – A closer look at Federico’s Cetra”

Scheduled courses

Courses of Singing, Strings (Viella and Ribeca), Lute, Wind instruments, Hurdy-gurdy (historical and traditional), medieval percussions and Dulcimer

Conferences and theoretical lessons

With scholars and musicologists who will study the different aspects of the music of the Medieval period

HISTORICAL DANCES

with Veronique Daniels : Balli and Bassedanze from Guglielmo Ebreo da Pesaro

The teachers

Felix Verry

MASTERCLASS

HISTORICAL DANCES

FEES

STUDENT FEE*:
Singing/Instrument/Masterclass: 350 €

HISTORICAL DANCE*: 230€

*Fee includes LESSONS, WORKSHOPS, LUNCH

 

2° COURSE FREQUENCY:

Singing/Instrument/Masterclass: 250 €

HISTORICAL DANCE: 80€

 

WORKSHOPS ONLY:
Singing/Instrument: 180 €

HISTORICAL DANCE: 100€

 

ENSEMBLE FEE* (minimum 3 members):
Singing/Instrument/Masterclass: 280€

HISTORICAL DANCE*: 180€ (minimum 6 members)

*Fee includes LESSONS, WORKSHOPS, LUNCH*

 

2° COURSE FREQUENCY FOR ENSEMBLE:

Singing/Instrument course: 230 €

HISTORICAL DANCE: 70€

 

WORKSHOPS ONLY FOR ENSEMBLE:
Singing/Instrument: 170 €

HISTORICAL DANCE: 80€

 

DEADLINE: June 30

We kindly ask the students to send an advance of €. 100 from 1st to 10th July to finalize the application.

After this date will be still possible to apply with an additional fee of 40€.

Here is the  APPLICATION FORM 2022 to fill out and, please, send a email to stefania.shine@gmail.com

APPLICATION FORM

Name:

Surname:

Date and place of birth:

Address:

City:

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Phone:

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e-mail:

Applications to the Course:

Level: beginner advanced

Instrument played and preferred tuning:

Practical vocal or instrumental since:

at:

Knowledge of voice / instrument (specify diploma conservatory, regular school attendance courses, private education, autodidact):

Teachers had:

Other musical knowledge:

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Please send the application form at: stefania.shine@gmail.com