EUROPEAN VOICES III
The Instrumentation and Instrumentalization of Sound
Local Multipart Music Cultures and Politics in Europe
In commemoration of Gerlinde Haid
26 – 28 April 2013
University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
These views were presented and discussed during the symposium by researchers with extensive fieldwork experience from more than a dozen countries in Europe and from the USA. Most of them took part for the first time at the “European Voices”. They main theme was examined from different perspectives focusing on Sound and Society, Performance as Instrumentation and Tradition, Revival and Practice. In the concert of the first day internationally unknown music from north-eastern Latvia was performed, while in the second day a film about a group of friends in northern Italy who share the passion of singing together was showed and discussed.