12th International Course of Medieval Music

From 25th to 30th July 2021 in Spello (Italy)

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

SUMMER COURSE 25. – 31. 07. / SYMPOSIUM 31.07.- 01.08.

IBERIAN MUSIC IN THE MIDDLE AGES

The main topic of the course will be Iberian Music of the Middle Ages: 13th c. monody (Cantigas de Amigo, Cantigas de Amor by Don Dinis, Cantigas de Santa Maria), the polyphony of the Codex Calixtinus, Las Huelgas and the music of the Llibre Vermell of Montserrat.

LESSONS*

Singing: Patrizia Bovi
(assistant Giovannangelo di Gennaro)

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

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

Hurdy-gurdy / Symphonia: Giordano Ceccotti

Fiddle/ Rebec: Gabriele Russo

Percussion / Dulcimer: Enea Sorini

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

DAILY SCHEDULE
9.00 a.m.-1.00 p.m. LESSONS/MASTERCLASS

1:00-3:00 p.m.: LUNCH BREAK
3:00-4:45 p.m.: WORKSHOP A
5:15-7:00 p.m.: WORKSHOP B

EVENING – (program in preparation)

ONLY FOR SUNDAY 25 JULY
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: registration and payment
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m: Wind Instruments (first part)
1:00-3:00 p.m.: LUNCH BREAK
3:00-7:00 p.m.: Main Courses
3:00-5:00 p.m.: Wind Instruments (second part)

July 30: FINAL CONCERT by the students

MASTERCLASS

SEGOVIA MANUSCRIPT

with Crawford Young

Textless works late 15th-c. for instruments in two- three- and four-parts. 

WORKSHOPS FOR ENSEMBLES

VOCAL ENSEMBLE – Giovannangelo De Gennaro 

Repertoire: CODEX CALIXTINUS, the oldest polyphonic musical repertoire from the French area (mid-twelfth century). One of the most important manuscript for the study of medieval culture: it contains detailed informations on the daily life of pilgrims going to Santiago de Compostela and on the cult of St. James.

ENSEMBLE FOR WINDS AND PERCUSSIONS – Goffredo Degli Esposti / Enea Sorini 
Repertoire will follow theme of Iberian music

ENSEMBLE CLASS FOR SMALL GROUPS – Gabriele Russo / Peppe Frana  
Repertoire will follow theme of Iberian music

TRADITIONAL MUSIC ENSEMBLE – Giordano Ceccotti e Goffredo Degli Esposti

Repertoire will follow theme of Galician and French traditional music

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

Improvisation Lessons

Does improvising seem like an almost magical concept? These lessons will teach you that the idea you have is not correct.

The teachers

Gabriele Russo

Bowed instruments

Patrizia Bovi

singing

Goffredo Degli Esposti

wind instruments

Enea Sorini

DULCIMELO AND MEDIEVAL PERCUSSIONS

G. De Gennaro​

choral SINGING

Peppe Frana

plucked INSTRUMENTS

Giordano Ceccotti

HARDY-GURDY AND SYMPHONIA

FEES

STUDENT FEE*:
Singing/Instrument/Masterclass: 300 €
Percussion: 250 €

*Fee includes LESSONS, WORKSHOPS and SYMPOSIUM of Vielle Symposium “Awakening Sleeping Instruments”

WORKSHOPS ONLY:
Singing/Instrument: 180 €
Percussion: 130 €

ENSEMBLE FEE (minimum 3 members):
Singing/Instrument/Masterclass: 250€
Percussion: 200€

WORKSHOPS ONLY FOR ENSEMBLE:
Singing/Instrument: 170 €
Percussion: 120 €

DEADLINE: July 10

We kindly ask the students to send an advance of €. 100 from 15th to 20th 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 to fill out and, please, send a email to stefania.shine@gmail.com.