International Symposium                          

 
EUROPEAN VOICES III
 
The Instrumentation and Instrumentalization of Sound
Local Multipart Music Cultures and Politics in Europe

In commemoration of Gerlinde Haid
 
Vienna, April 26 – 28, 2013
University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

 
 
Organized by
Institut für Volksmusikforschung und Ethnomusikologie
Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien


Registration Symposium: krammer@mdw.ac.at
                                                    Tel. (+43-1) 711 55 4201


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PROGRAMME             -2013-European Voices III-Programme.pdf
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013
Sound and Community
 
Venue: Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn-Saal

 

 
9:00 - 9:30 Opening Ceremony
Welcome Addresses:
Andrea Kleibel, Vice Rector for International and Public Relations
Ursula Hemetek, Director of the Institut für Volksmusikforschung und Ethnomusikologie
Introduction to the project: Ardian Ahmedaja
 
09:30 - 11:00 Chair: Ursula Hemetek (Austria)
Keynote Address:    Philip Bohlman (USA)
“But Glorious It Was” –
The Pilgrim’s Progress and the Musical Instrumentation of the Heavenly Host
 
 
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee and Tea Break
 
 
Session I. Chair: Ardian Ahmedaja (Austria)
11:30 - 12:15        Thomas Nußbaumer (Austria)
The role of multipart music and sounds in Gerlinde Haid's conception of “Musica Alpina”
 
12:15 - 13:00       Ian Russell (UK)
The Performance Roles and Dynamics of a Christmas Carolling Tradition in the English Pennines
 
 
13:00 - 14:30
Lunch Break
 
 
Session II. Chair: Gerda Lechleitner (Austria)
14:30 - 15:15         Enrique Cámara de Landa (Spain)
Polyphonic arrangements for a monodic tradition: rituals and musical creativity in Soria today.
 
15:15 - 16:00        Susanne Ziegler (Germany)
Georgian polyphonic songs recorded in German prison camps 1916-1918 –
Examples of a shared musical tradition or haphazard polyphony?
 
 
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee and Tea Break
 
 
Session III. Chair: Regine Allgayer-Kaufmann (Austria)
16:30 - 17:15         Jean-Jacques Castéret (France)
At the bottom of the ethnomusicologist’s bin:
Multipart singing and self-presentation strategies.
 
17:15 - 18:00         Ignazio Macchiarella (Italy)
It is a matter of amalgam. Constructions of sound images in multipart singing practices.
 
 
20:00 CONCERT
I sang a sonorous song at the edge of a sonorous forest
Folk and religious songs from Latvia

Venue: Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien, Haydn-Saal.
Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Wien
No entrance fee.
Registration Concert: krammer@mdw.ac.at
                                           Tel. (+43-1) 711 55 4201
 
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SATURDAY, April 27, 2013
Performance as Instrumentation
 
Venue: Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn-Saal

 
Session IV. Chair: Ulrich Morgenstern (Austria)
09:00 – 09:45         Žanna Pärtlas (Estonia)
The tuning and manner of singing as social markers in Seto multipart songs
 
09:45 – 10:30         Daiva Račiūnaitė-Vyčinienė (Lithuania)
Sound instrumentation in Lithuanian multipart music practice:
the relationship between the individual and the collective in music making processes.
 
 
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee and Tea Break
 
 
Session V. Chair: Enrique Cámara de Landa (Spain)
11:00 – 11:45        Anda Beitāne (Latvia)
The sound of Medņeva: local multipart singing practice
as an instrument of identity in north-eastern Latvia.
 
11:45 – 12:30       Rudolf Pietsch (Austria)
Sound aspects caused by the formation of intentional and
accidental multipartite instrumental music depicted by selected examples

 
 
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
 
 
Session VI. Chair: Ian Russell (UK)
14:30 - 15:15          Lujza Tari (Hungary)
Multipart musical phenomena in Hungarian folk music
 
15:15 - 16:00         Speranţa Rădulescu (Romania)
I hear the drum, but I can’t see it!
The main accompanying instrument and its emblematic sound
 
 
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee and Tea Break
 
 
16:30 – 18:00 Chair:   Ignazio Macchiarella (Italy)
FILM PRESENTATION and DISCUSSION
The life of the song by Paolo Vinati (Italy)
 
 
Free evening
 
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SUNDAY, April 28, 2013
Tradition, Revival, Practice
 
Venue: Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn-Saal

 

Session VII. Chair: Žanna Pärtlas (Estonia)
09:00 - 09:45           Bernard Garaj (Slovakia)
Towards the instrumentation of sound in a band consisting of
string instruments and bagpipes
 
09:45 - 10:30          Ulrich Morgenstern (Austria)
Instrumentation and texture in European Folk Music revivals.
Sonic ideals, social settings, historical imaginations.
 
 
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee and Tea Break
 
 
11:00 - 12:30 Chair: Philip Bohlman (USA)
Keynote Address:   Walter Deutsch (Austria)
Traditionelle Mehrstimmigkeitsformen in Österreich
(Traditional forms of multipart music in Austria)
 

12:30 - 14:00 Closing Ceremony and Birthday Celebration for Walter Deutsch