5th International Scientific Meeting for Sound and Musical Instrument Studies
«Times and Challenges»
TOMAR region - PORTUGAL
28, 29, 30 & 31
October | Outubro
5º Encontro Científico Internacional para Estudos sobre Som e Instrumentos Musicais
CONGRESSO DE ORGANOLOGIA
"Os tempos e seus desafios"
TOMAR - ABRANTES - CONSTÂNCIA
Main venue: Tomar, home to the Templars Castle,
one of the most striking and complex monuments in the world,
Unesco World Heritage (link to a video here, in English)
CO2016 | OC2016
We are pleased to welcome all to an intensive four days program. Participants are coming from various parts of the world, from Australia and Japan to the USA and Brasil, being majorily from Europe. This year's papers and lecture-recitals cover a wide range of subjects, including on...
Kokyū and Viol - Examination of the origin of bowed string instruments in Japan at the beginning of the 17th century ; ocarinas ; the keyd trumpet special repertoire ; Native American and Irish traditional flutes ; the rich instrument collection of the Casa de los Mendonza in 1560 ; the 'pyrophone' or fire-organ ; classical historical flutes - including the piccolo: "a plea for a neglected species"... ; the introduction of the Dulcimer in Japan ; the Erard patents over times and challenges ; studies regarding replicas of instruments ; novel 3D printing experimentation and material comparisons, with the first ever "conference direct blind testing" ; Ukrainian ethnomusicological uses ; acoustical studies of the violin ; the global historical use of horns, with special Russian study cases ; archaeological research ; etc.
Besides papers, posters, videos and the Exhibition, we are very honoured and thankful to the generous offers of recitals and concerts by great musicians. Also to note is the Flute Focus, with a rare gathering of artists, scholars, makers and collectors, and the privileged occasion to have with us the mentors of the largest and heaviest transportable carillon of the world, the 'Lvsitanvs', with a special concert at the beautiful poetry-village Constancia, facing the two majestic rivers, Tejo and Zezere.
Have a look at the program, clicking at the tag above.
Call for Papers... is closed | fechado
some of us...
Simon & Maria O'Dwyer
Teresa Soler & Rafael Mitjans
Pablo Carpintero & Amigos
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Where Great People Reunite
SCIENCE & ART
Lectures. Workshops. Exhibitions. Recitals and concerts.
Great food, great places. Networking.