Micaela Baranello Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, Swarthmore College

March 6, 2015 - 12:00am - 1:00pm
Music Building, Conference Room 312

Title: Operetta Canon Formation and the Journey to Prestige

Laurent Pugin (co-director, Répertoire International des Sources Musicales, Switzerland):

February 25, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:15pm
Music Department, Lerner Center, Room 312 (Conference room, third floor) - 201 S 34th St.

Digital Tools for Musicological Research: Issues and Perspectives

Dr. Pugin, an authority in music encoding, optical music recognition, digital editions, and source-related digital projects, will illustrate the most recent developments in these cutting-edge areas. He will also discuss the activities of RISM (the International Inventory of Musical Sources), a multinational, non-profit joint venture devoted to the documentation of musical sources worldwide. 

Italian Madrigals on Tablets: The Marenzio Online Digital Edition (MODE)

February 25, 2015 - 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Class of 1978 Pavilion, Kislak Center of Van Pelt Library, 6th floor - 3420 Walnut St.

Italian Madrigals on Tablets: The Marenzio Online Digital Edition (MODE)

The event is organized by the Music Department, the Center for Italian Studies, and the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, and is co-sponsored by the Digital Humanities Forum.

Luca Cottini, Villanova University

January 30, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Friday, Music Building, Conference Room 312: part of the Opera Workshop series

Luca Cottini, Assistant Professor of Italian Studies at Villanova University, will present a chapter from a book-in-progress that explores the social and cultural reception of gramophones and sound recording technologies in Italy during the early 20th century. He will discuss the impact of Caruso’s recordings on the worldwide success of Italian opera, the relationship between opera and the birth of Italian graphic design, and how the new music industry brought opera's golden age to an end.

Amy Villarejo, Cornell University

March 17, 2015 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm

Leslie Blasius, University of Wisconsin

March 3, 2015 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm

Martin Daughtry, NYU

February 26, 2015 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm

Betsy Jolas, Composer

October 27, 2014 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm

Gundula Kreuzer from Yale University

October 21, 2014 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm

Keisuke Yamada

September 23, 2014 - 5:15pm - 7:15pm
102 Music Building



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