“Awakening sleeping instruments”

International Fiddle Symposium
From thr 31th July to the 1st August 2021, Spello (Italy)

Organized by Micrologus-Centro Studi “Adolfo Broegg” in collaboration with Labyrinth Italia

It will take place in Spello the next 31th of July to the 1st of August 2021 during the last days of the International Medieval Music Course.

Two days of Lectures and Performances, with:

– Marie Virginie Cambriels

– Manuel Pedro Ferreira

– Antonio Madueno

– Jacob Mariani  

– Christina Polycarpou

– Christian Rault

– Gabriele Russo

– Felix Verry

– Crawford Young

The main focus of the conference will be bowed instruments in 13th and 14th centuries and their use in repertoires from Iberian peninsula.




31th July

10:30 a.m. opening speech 

Antonio Madueno – Awakening sleeping instruments : Music around the portada of Ripoll.

12:30 a.m. Jacob Mariani – An unstopped string: new perspective on the rise of the lira da braccio and his médiéval predecessors.

Lunch break 

4:00 p.m. Marie Virginie Cambriels

5:30 p.m. Félix Verry

7:00 p.m. Christina Polycarpou – The pear shaped lyras of the Mediterranean  sea.

1st August 

10:30 a.m. Christian Rault

12:00 a.m. Gabriele Russo  – Ipotesi di tecnica esecutiva. Alcune indicazioni mutuate dalla musica tradizionale.

Lunch break 

4:00 p.m. Gisèle Clément -Musique, musicologie et recherche création. Un master de musiques médiévales à Montpellier.

5:15  p.m. Crawford Young – Humanists, citterns and bows.

6:30 p.m. Round Table