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ITALY. 2010

An ICTM Study Group on Multipart Music was founded in July of 2009 after the ICTM World Conference in Durban, South Africa. First Symposium of ICTM Study Group on Multipart Music 15-21 September 2010 Cagliari and Baronia in Sardinia, ITALY .

Symposium was organized by Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Dipartimento di Studi Storici Geografici e Artistici.

Theme of the meeting was: Multipart music as a specific mode of musical thinking, expressive behaviour and sound. Here is the list of participants and their papers:

  1. Rudolf M. Brandl (Austria):. Skopos: The traditional concept of Greek Folk Music – versus the standard definition of Multipart Music
  1. Ignazio Macchiarella (Italy): On Multipart Music Making
  1. Susanne Ziegler (Germany): Multipart music practises in historical perspective: recording versus notation
  1. Gerda Lechleitner (Austria): Early sound documents of multipart music: concepts and historical context
  1. Nona Lomidze (Austria/Georgia): Early sound documents of multipart music: transcription and interpretation
  1. Vasco Zara (Italy): Ad Infinitum. Multipart Practices and Theological Discussion in Ars Nova Era
  1. Massimo Privitera (Italy): Polyphony as an Emblem of Concorde in Early Modern Europe
  1. Rossana Dalmonte (Italy): «As in the past and even more so today Music must Concern itself with People and God»
  1. Girolamo Garofalo (Italy): Traces of Ison and Biphonies in Bizantin Chant of Sicilian Arbereshe
  1. Jakša Primorac (Croatia): Traditional Multipart Singing in Croatia in the Past and Present
  1. Giuseppe Massimo Rizzo (Italy): Sopela’s circular interplays (island of Krk, Croatia)
  1. Joško Ćaleta (Croatia): Ojkanje – the (multipart) musical system of the Dalmatian Hinterland; the social and emotional dimensions of the performance practices
  1. Nino Tsitsishvili (Australia): Verbal Transparency and the Musical Sublime in the Gender Aesthetics of Georgian Polyphonic Song
  1. Alma Bejtullahu and Urša Šivic (Slovenia): Encountering Georgian Polyphony: History, Gender, and Interpretation in Georgian Singing in Slovenia
  1. João Soeiro de Carvalho (Portugal/USA): Triads, trials and triangles: harmony singing, mobility and social structure in Mozambique
  1. Hugo Ferran (France): The conception of polyphonic pieces by the Maale of Southern Ethiopia
  1. Joseph Jordania (Australia/Georgia): Social Factor in Traditional Polyphony: Definition, Creation and Performance
  1. Žanna Pärtlas (Estonia): Musical thinking and sonic realization in vocal heterophony. The case of wedding songs of Russian-Belarusian borderland’s tradition
  1. Jacques Bouët (France): Heterophony is not the degree zero of polyphony: plurivocality of Macedo-Roumanian gramochtenes (Dobrogea, Roumania)
  1. Eno Koço (UK/Albania): Iso-based Multipart Unaccompanied Singing Styles (IMUS)
  1. Gerald Messner (Australia): The Reciprocity of Multipart Vocal Traditions and Socio-Cultural Structures
  1. Mauro Balma (Italy): Styles of chant and styles of life: synchronous changes in a village in the Alps (Cogne)
  1. Fulvia Caruso (Italy): Multipart singing in Latera (VT): musical behaviour and sense of belonging
  1. Paolo Bravi (Italy): The dialectics of repetition and variation in the polyphonic accompaniment in the extemporary poetry of Southern Sardinia
  1. Jean-Christophe Maillard (France): Religious traditional polyphonies in the central Pyrenees
  1. Iris Gayete (Spain): Time logic of the “Vespres del Pirineu”
  1. Jaume Ayats (Spain): The lyrical rhythm that orders the world. How the rhythmic models build the ritual space in the religious chants of the Pyrenees and Corsica
  1. Jean-Jacques Castéret (France): Multipart lexicon and trans-historical approach in Pyrenean Gascony
  1. Ankica Petrović (Croatia): Controversy in the aesthetic perception of traditional polyphonic rural songs in Bosnia-Hercegovina
  1. Milica Simic (Serbia): Multipart folk singing as an ‘avant garde’ phenomenon of Serbia’s urban culture
  1. Daiva Račiūnaitė-Vyčinienė (Lithuania): Specific features in performing Lithuanian multipart songs sutartines: singing as birdsong
  1. Sebastiano Pilosu (Italy): A Tenore Song and Villages’ Representativeness: a comparison between Orgosolo and Bortigali
  1. Roberto Milleddu (Italy): Cale est su giustu (What is the right thing?) Notes on the Multi-Part Singing in Bosa (Sardinia)
  1. Andrea Congia (Italy): Harmonization Processes and Leadership in Multi-Part Singing of the Orthodox Community of Marrubiu (Sardinia)
  1. Marco Lutzu (Italy): Rediscovering a polyphonic tradition: the case of Nughedu San Nicolò (Sardinia)
  1. Ignazio Murru (Italy): To Serve the Poetry. Relationships between Voices and Accordion in the Repentina (Oral Improvised Poetry of Sardinia)
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