Geplaatst op 23 May 2012
May 23, 2012
Orpheus Institute (Ghent, Belgium)
The Second Annual Orpheus Doctoral Conference takes three words as its theme: Transcription, Translation and Interpretation. These terms suggest different possibilities to different musical communities, but common to all perspectives is the idea of distance – temporal, cultural and stylistic – and the rich artistic discourse that emerges from this distance.
It is the distance between transcriber and the material chosen for transcription, a separation that can be a site of enrichment, creativity and re-construction but also of impoverishment and misunderstanding. As a starting point, this conference will examine the following questions:
Guest speaker is Jacopo Baboni Schilingi, composer.