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Masterclass: Instrumental reductions of polyphonic models from the fifteenth century

with Félix Verry Participants:Medieval fiddle students, other instrumentalists, singers Musicological discussions are beginning to consider that the function of bowed stringed instruments in the middle ages was not limited to isolated ‘melodies’, and their practices probably did not include playing a single voice from polyphonic vocal repertoires. While one certain function of the viella  was to accompany the voice with drone and ‘chordal’ sounds, there remains… Read More »Masterclass: Instrumental reductions of polyphonic models from the fifteenth century

5° International Course of Medieval Music

The polyphonic music to the Aragonese Court of Naples 28 / 07-02 / 08 2014 Daily Schedule “Poliphonic music in the 15th century Aragonese Naples Court” Based on the quality and number of its musicians, the 15th century Aragonese court in Naples boasted the premiere musical ‘capella’ in Europe, even more important than that of the court of Burgundy. The composers Cornago and Vincenet worked… Read More »5° International Course of Medieval Music


Topic: MEDIEVAL MUSIC AND ITALIAN POLYPHONY IN THE 14th CENTURY Dates: August 2-7, 2010 Location: CENTRO STUDI EUROPEO DI MUSICA MEDIEVALE “ADOLFO BROEGG”Chiesa della Madonna della Consolazione di Prato, Via Fonte del Mastro II,Spello (Perugia), Italy Main Classes:SOLO SINGING – Patrizia Bovi (August 2-6)VIOL, REBECK – Gabriele RussoWIND INSTRUMENTS – Goffredo Degli EspostiDANCE – Véronique Daniels (August 4-6) Extraordinary Singing Class (August 4-7)14th-CENTURY POLYPHONY IN… Read More »FIRST INTERNATIONAL MEDIEVAL MUSIC WORKSHOP