Announcement for the Seminar on 16th- and 17th- Century Music Sources

Announcement for the Seminar on 16th- and 17th- Century Music Sources

Venice, a City without a Court: church, theatre and ridotto

Venice, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, 18th – 23rd July 2016


Intended for students and young researchers, the seminar promoted by sets out to stimulate thinking on the most appropriate historical-methodological strategies for the purposes of exploring the Venetian music-history context in the 16th and 17th centuries. It also aims to provide tools and basic information required by researchers to find their way in the enormous heritage of written and musical sources preserved in the local libraries and archives.

The seminar is divided into two parts: a series of morning lectures and practical afternoon sessions in relevant institutions in the city (Archivio di Stato, Archivio Storico del Patriarcato and Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana). Access to the morning lectures is open to anyone interested, whereas the full seminar is limited to a maximum of twenty enrolled people. Moreover Fondazione Giorgio Cini is to make available ten scholarships to cover accommodation expenses for the duration of the seminar.

The advisory committee is made up of Rodolfo Baroncini (coordinator), David Bryant, Paolo Cecchi, Luigi Collarile and Marco Di Pasquale, while the seminar teachers, in addition to those just mentioned, are Claudio Annibaldi, Tim Carter, Mario Infelise, Paola Lanaro, Ellen Rosand and John Whenham.

Deadline 9th May 2016

It requires knowledge of the Italian Language


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