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Hungary. 2013

Third Symposium of the ICTM Study Group for Multipart Music was organized from September 12–16 2013 Budapest, Hungary. Local Organiser were: Institute for Musicology, Research Centre for the Humanities, The Hungarian Academy of Sciences Budapest, Hungary.


1. Scholarly terminology and local musical practice. 2.The role of educated musicians and missionaries in local music practices. 3. Individualists in company

  1. Anda Beitāne (Latvia). Who Influences Whom? Educated Musicians and Their Influence on Local Multipart Music Practice in Eastern Latvia.
  1. Gianni Belluscio (Italy) and Oliver Gerlach (Germany). Multipart Singing of the Italo-Albanian Communities in Calabria.
  1. Enrique Càmara de Landa (Spain). A Musician Operating in Several Areas: Roberto Scarlato and the Vocal and Instrumental Polyphony in Present-day Argentina.
  1. Fulvia Caruso (Italy). The “Canzonetta in lode alla Santissima Trinità” Between Tradition and Innovation.
  1. Jean-Jacques Castéret (France). The Royal 6th Tone’s Institutions of Transfer: Multipart Singing and Education in the Traditional Western Pyrenean Society.
  1. Anne Caufriez (Belgium). The Actual Practice of “Traditional” Music in Porto Santo Island (Madeira).
  1. Tamaz Gabisonia (Georgia). The Known Examples of Personal Influence on Georgian Musical Tradition.
  1. Larry Francis Hilarian (Singapore). The Use of Scholarly Terminology and Concepts in the Understanding Local Musical Practices, Through the Performance of the Malay-Lute (Gambus).
  1. Catherine Ingram (Australia). The Roles of Individual Singers within Kam People’s “Big Song” Choral Singing in Southwestern China.
  1. Eno Koço (UK/Albania). Music of the Albanian Orthodox Church and its Local Practices

  2. Katalin Lázár (Hungary). Polyphony in the Vocal Traditional Music of Peoples of Finno-Ugrian Languages.
  1. Wei-Ya Lin (Austria). The Relationship between the Practices of Traditional Singing and Church Hymns in the Society of Tao, an Indigenous Ethnic Group in Taiwan.
  1. Marco Lutzu (Italy). Shaping the Ritual. The Role of Individual Choices in the Definition of the Musical Structure of the Oro cantado.
  1. Ignazio Macchiarella (Italy). For Those Who Have Ears to Hear. Individual Signatures in Sardinian Multipart Singing.
  1. Zlata Marjanović (Serbia). The Ethnomusicologist at the Fieldwork: An Educated Outlander or a Compatriot-by-Music Practice?
  1. Renato Morelli (Italy). Christmas Carols in Northern Italy, Between Printed Sources and Oral Transmission. The Role of Saints, Monks, and Priests in the Diffusion of this Repertoire.
  1. Ulrich Morgenstern (Austria). Phonic Contrast, Harmonic Accents, Rhythm of Texture. Multipart Folk Instrumental Practice as a Challenge to Musicological Terminology.
  1. Ieva Pāne (Latvia). The Influence of Creative Persons on the Natural Course of Traditional Multipart Singing in Bārta Village.
  1. Panel “New Traditions” Invented by Educated Musicians, Scholars, and Missionaries.

        Paolo Bravi (Italy). Training, Cultural Values and the Shaping of the Voice in the Sardinian A Sa Nuoresa Choirs.

        Cristina Ghirardini (Italy). Francesco Balilla Pratella and Choral Singing in Romagna.

  1. Gerda Lechleitner (Austria). Zulu Recordings from 1908: A Conflict between “Tradition” and “Modernity”.
  1. Nona Lomidze (Austria/Georgia). Georgian Folk Music – Changes in Tradition Through Professionalization?
  1. Žanna Pärtlas (Estonia). Between Local and International, Folk and Scholarly Terminology. The Case of Traditional Russian Multivoiced Singing.
  1. Daiva Račiūnaitė-Vyčinienė (Lithuania). An Educational Impact on the Practice of Sutartinės in the 20th Century.
  1. Guido B. Raschieri (Italy). The Multipart Music in the Contemporary Vocal and Instrumental Tradition of North-West Italy.
  1. Pál Richter (Hungary). Monophony in Multipart Instrumental Hungarian Folk Music.
  1. Kata Riskó (Hungary). Towards Multipart Music – Embourgeoisment and New Musical Ideals in the North-western Region of Hungarian Folk Music.
  1. Constantin Secară (Romania). Romanian Christmas Carols in Byzantine Style. The Tradition of Monody and Ison (Isokratema) between Written Sources and Oral Transmission.
  1. Lana Šehović-Paćuka (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Hungarian Composer Julius Major’s Bosnian Musical Adventure.
  1. János Sipos (Hungary). Traces of Multipart Music in Some Turkic-Speaking Communities.
  1. Lujza Tari (Hungary): Results of Researching Individuality in Hungarian Instrumental Folk Music.
  1. Amra Toska (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Etnoakademik: Reinterpretations of Musical Tradition.
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