14th Moisa Research Seminar on Ancient Greek and Roman Music Bressanone/Brixen, 2-6 July 2019
The 14th Moisa Research Seminar will take place from July 2nd to July 6th, 2019 in Bressanone/Brixen (Italy) with the commitment of Padua University and of its Department of Cultural Heritage (https://www.brixen.org/en/
In 2019, we shall focus on Music in Pausanias’ Guide to Greece, looking especially at the traces of ancient music in the ten books concerning the musical regions and oral tradition. It will be the first time that Pausanias’ text is analyzed from the musicological perspective. In previous years, the topics examined in the morning sessions have included texts ranging from the Pseudo-Plutarchan De Musica and Aristoxenus’ Elementa Harmonica to themes such as Music in Comedy and Music and Women.
The morning seminars (10am–1pm) will be led by Prof. Egert Pöhlmann (University of Erlangen), Prof. Ian Rutherford (University of Reading), Prof. Angelo Meriani (University of Salerno), Prof. Donatella Restani (University of Bologna), and Prof. Daniela Castaldo (University of Salento). Afternoons are free. The evening lectures, which normally start around 6 pm, provide an overview of the most recent developments in the thriving field of ancient Greek and Roman Music, as well as a chance to improve current projects thanks to audience questions.
Registration and all scientific activities will take place at the "Casa della Gioventù” Università di Padova" in Bressanone/Brixen, via Rio Bianco 12. The “Casa della Gioventù” has 48 beds (including 6 for disabled students) in double and single rooms (35 euro per person for night for a bed in double room with two single beds).The fee for participation is 70 euros. All participants should register on the following Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.
Further information as well as the provisional program will be available in the Spring, but expression of interest may be sent to the organiser, Prof. Paola Dessì (firstname.lastname@example.org) from now on, or to the secretary: silvia.tessari@