Plainchant
Ars Nova
Vocal & Instrumental

Three different programs that can be taken individually or combined

July 4-12, 2015

9-day medieval music performance immersion course for singers and instrumentalists

Making music in the
medieval town of Besalú

One of the most beautiful and best-preserved medieval villages in Catalonia (Spain)

Registration for 2015 open now
Space is limited, so sign up early.

Vocal & Instrumental Program

(July 6-10)
Monophonic and polyphonic repertoires of the 12th and 13th centuries.

Chant Program

(July 4-5)
For directors and performers interested in the context and performance of Plainchant.

Ars Nova Program

(July 11-12)
French secular music from the first half of the 14th century.


NEW! Chamber Music Sessions

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Work in detail with small groups of mixed voices and instruments. Taken as part of the Voice & Instrument Program.

Pythagorean Tuning Workshop

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For singers and instrumentalists to work on Pythagorean tuning in the context of monophonic and polyphonic music.

Luthier Exhibition

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Exhibition of medieval musical instruments by specialized European makers.


Highlights from the 2014 course.

Interviews and performances from the 2013 International Course on Medieval Music Performance in Besalú.

 

Faculty

Dr. Mauricio Molina

Dr. Mauricio Molina Course director, music theory, medieval ensemble, frame drums, percussion

Dr. Mauricio Molina is a historical musicologist and ...

Juan Carlos Asensio Palacios

Juan Carlos Asensio Palacios Chant program

Juan Carlos Asensio Palacios studied Chant and ...

Cristina Alís Raurich

Cristina Alís Raurich Portative organ, Ars Nova Program, assistant director

Cristina Alís Raurich is a historical keyboard ...

José Pizarro

José Pizarro Singing, officium in mane, choral program

José Pizarro is considered at the present one of the ...

Claire Piganiol

Claire Piganiol Harp

Claire Piganiol is a harp and recorder player who ...

Alejandro Hernández

Alejandro Hernández Vielle, rebec

Alejandro Tonatiuh Hernandez studied modern violin at ...

Citole Teacher TBD

Citole Teacher TBD

The citole teacher will be announced soon.