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European Voices: Polyphonic Singing in the Balkans and in the Mediterranean
Vienna, March 2005


European Voices
Multipart singing on the Balkans and in the Mediterranean 
Research Project / International Symposium / Concerts
March 11 - 13, 2005
Institut für Volksmusikforschung und Ethnomusikologie
Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
Österreichisches Nationalkomitee im ICTM
Wiener Konzerthaus

Programme


Friday, March 11, 2005
Multipart Singing in South-West Europe
Venue: Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn-Saal 

9:00 - 9:45 Opening Ceremony
Univ. - Prof. Dr. Irmgard Bontinck: Vice-Rector of the University of Music
and Performing Arts in Vienna
Welcome Address: Univ. - Prof. Dr. Gerlinde Haid, Head of the Institute
for Folk Music Research and Ethnomusicology
Introduction of the Research Project: Ardian Ahmedaja
9:45 - 10:30	Doutora Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco (Portugal)
		Vocal Polyphony in Portugal: The Case of Alentejo

10:30 - 11:15  	Sílvia Martinez and Jaume Ayats (Spain)
		Singing in Processions and Festivities: A Look at 
Different Models of Multipart Singing in Spain

11:15 - 11:30 	coffee break

11:30 - 12:15 	Jean-Jacques Casterét (France)
		Multipart Singing in France Mainland. A Typological 
Approach

12:15 - 13:00 	Ignazio Macchiarella (Italy)
              	Continuity, Transformations and New Creations in Corsican
Multipart Singing

13:00 - 14:30 	Lunch

14:30 - 15:15  	Mauro Balma (Italy)
		Liguria: A Multipart Song from the Alps to the Sea
		(Liguria: un canto a più voci dalle Alpi al mare)

15:15 - 16:00 	Ignazio Macchiarella
		"La voce a quattro": multipart singing in Sardinia

16:00 - 16:30 coffee break

16:30 - 17:15 	Ignazio Macchiarella
		The Variety of Multipart Singing Structures in Sicily

17:15 - 18:00 	Giorgio Adamo (Italy)
    		Social Roles, Group Dynamics and Sound Structure in
Multipart Vocal Performance: Examples from Central and Southern Italy

19:30: 		Concert of groups from Torpè (Sardinia) and Montedoro (Sicily)
Venue: Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
Joseph-Haydn-Saal
Anton-von-Webern Platz 1, A - 1030 Wien

Tickets: EUR10 € (for studentsEUR 5€)
Booking: Tel: 	(+43-1)711 55 42 01
         Fax: 	(+43-1)711 55 42 99
	 e-mail: krammer@mdw.ac.at


Saturday, March 12, 2005
Multipart Singing in South-East Europe
Venue: Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn-Saal 

9:00 - 9:45	Joško Caleta (Croatia) 
		Modern Klapa Movement- Multipart Singing as a Popular
Tradition

9:45 - 10:30 	Sofija Bajrektarevic (Austria)
		Zum mehrstimmigen Gesang in Bosnien und Herzegowina.
		(About Multipart Singing in Bosnia and Herzegovina)

10:30 - 11:00 	coffee break

11:00 - 11:45 	Dimitrije Golemovic / Selena Rakocevic (Serbia and
Montenegro)
		Two-part Singing in Serbia and Montenegro

11:45 - 12:30 	Velika Stojkova (Macedonia)
		Macedonian Multipart Folk Singing - Some Basic 
Characteristics

12:30 - 14:00 	Lunch

14:00 - 14:45 	Lozanka Peycheva (Bulgaria)
		Multipart Songs and Transformations: A Bulgarian Case

14:45 - 15:30 	Ardian Ahmedaja (Austria)
		Changes Within Tradition: Parts and Their Number in
Albanian Multipart Songs

15:30 - 16:00 	coffee break

16:00 - 16:45 	Thede Kahl (Austria)
		Polyphony Among the Aromanians of Southeast Europe -
Situation, Distribution and Desiderata

16:45 - 17:00 	break

17:00 - 18:00 	KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Rudolf M. Brandl (Germany): Neue Überlegungen zur Diaphonie in
Südosteuropa
(Some New Considerations about the "Diaphonic Styles" in
South-East Europe)

19:30: 
Concert of groups from Serbia and Montenegro, Macedonia and Albania
Venue: Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
Joseph-Haydn-Saal

In the Concert Break:
Exhibition of the Albania-Excursion 2004: Këngë për Shqipërië (Songs for
Albania)
Opening: Univ. Prof. Wolfgang Klos, Vice-Rector of the University
Guide: Ass. Prof. Dr. Rudolf Pietsch.

Anton-von-Webern Platz 1, A - 1030 Wien

Tickets EUR10 (for students EUR5)
Booking: Tel: 	(+43-1)711 55 42 01
         Fax: 	(+43-1)711 55 42 99
         e-mail: krammer@mdw.ac.at


Sunday, March 13, 2005
Southern Europe as a Multipart Singing Area
Venue: Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn-Saal

9:00 - 10: 30 	Study Group Session (internal discussion)
Characterising Multipart Singing in Southern Europe
Chair: Ardian Ahmedaja

10:30 - 11:00 	coffee break

11:00 - 12:30 	Panel Discussion
Folk Terminology and Musical Phenomenon
Chair: Salwa El-Schawan Castelo-Branco

12:30 - 14:30 	Lunch

14:30 - 15:30 	KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Bernard Lortat-Jacob (France): Chord and Discord in Polyphony

15:30 - 17:00 	Closing ceremony and reception (sponsored by "Trattoria
sole")


19:30: "Meerstimmiges"
Concert of Nando Acquaviva, Jerome Casalonga, Philippe Barbalosi and Ceccè
Guironnet from Corsica (France) and Compania Sacco from Liguria (Italy)
Venue: Wiener Konzerthaus / Mozart-Saal
Lothringerstraße 20, A-1037 Wien
Telefon +43-1-242 002
Telefax +43-1-242 00 110 
e-mail: ticket@konzerthaus.at 
Internet: www.konzerthaus.at 

Chair: Dr. Ardian Ahmedaja (ahmedaja@mdw.ac.at)
Information and Registration: krammer@mdw.ac.at
Tel: (+43-1)711 55 42 01

Supported by:
Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (http://www.fwf.ac.at)
Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur
(bm:bwk) (http://www.bmbwk.gv.at)
Stadt Wien (Http://www.wien.gv.at)
Österreichische Forschungsgemeinschaft (http://members.eunet.at/oefg/)
Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien (http://mdw.ac.at)
KulturKontakt Austria (http://www.kulturkontakt.ar.at./KulturKontakt.aspx)
OMV Exploration & Production GmbH (http://www.omv.com)
Istituto Italiano di Cultura Vienna (http://iicvienna.at/)
Botschaft der Republik Bulgarien Wien

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