International Conference MODALITY IN MUSIC

Wednesday, 6th March 2019

Chamber Hall, 4, 1 Maja Str.
free admission

     
  • 10.15-10.30 am – OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE
    Rector, Prof. Dr hab. Cezary Sanecki
    Head of the Department of Music Theory, Dr hab. Ewa Kowalska-Zając, prof. AM
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  • 10.30-12.00 pm – SESSION 1 | MODALITY AS A LANGUAGE OF MUSIC
    Chair – Marta Szoka
    Helmut LoosThe Modes of the Classical Vocal Polyphony in the Conflict of German Music Historiography
    David KozelModality as a Topos of Musical Narrativity
    Michael DeakinHow Do We Know It Is Modal? Appealing to Structure and Temporality
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  • 12.30-1.30 pm – SESSION 2 | ASPECTS OF MEDIEVAL MODALITY
    Chair – Richard Parncutt
    Ewa Bielińska-GalasBetween the Archaic and Evolved Modality: The Pentatonic Scale and the Frankish-Roman Hybridization of the 8th Century
    Carlos C. Iafelice – „Polyphonic Marchetto”: a Proposal of Modal Analysis Based on Expansion of the „Interruptions” Concept
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  • 1.30-3.00 pm – break
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  • 3.00-4.30 pm – SESSION 3 | REINTERPRETATIONS OF MODALITY IN RENAISSANCE
    Chair – Marek Nahajowski
    Richard ParncuttThe Prevalence/Consonance of Scale Degrees in Plainchant and the Rising Leading Tone in Renaissance Polyphony
    Daniele Sabaino, Marco ManganiModal Intertextuality: or How Late-sixteenth-century Composers Re-interpreted and Re-expressed Older Modally-problematic Models
    Julieta González-SpringerModes and Affections in the Pedro Cerone’s Treatise „El Melopeo y el Maestro”
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  • 4.30-5.00 pm – break
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  • 5.00-6.00 pm – SESSION 4 | VISIONS OF MODALITY IN THE AGE OF TONAL MUSIC
    Chair – Helmut Loos
    Marek NahajowskiModality in the Perspective of the 18th-Century Historiography and Music Theory
    Małgorzata GrajterFrom Authenticity to Stylization: Processing Modality in the Late Works of Ludwig van Beethoven
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  • 7.00 pm – CONCERT ENSAMBLE ALTA
       
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Thursday, 7th March 2019

Chamber Hall, 4, 1 Maja Str.
free admission

     
  • 10.30-11.30 am – SESSION 5 | BETWEEN ASIA AND EUROPE
    Chair – Arleta Nawrocka-Wysocka
    Bijan ZelliAl-Farabi and Modal Rhythmic. Exploring Al-Farabi’s Contribution in Establishing the Modal Rhythmic in European and Middle Eastern Middle Ages
    Tamar Chkheidze“Old “and “New” Modality in the Georgian Professional Music
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  • 11.30-12.00 am – break
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  • 12.00-1.30 pm – SESSION 6 | IN SEARCH OF NEW MODALITY
    Chair – Ryszard Daniel Golianek
    José Oliveira MartinsPolymodality, Scalar Dissonance and Multi-layered Harmony in Twentieth-Century Music
    Rafael BarbosaWhole-tone: Scale, Mode, or Pitch Space? New Insights on Berg’s Early Atonal Music
    Teresa MaleckaModality and its Expressive Function in the Music of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki
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  • 1.30-3.30 pm – break
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  • 3.30-5.00 pm – SESSION 7 | ASPECTS OF MODALITY IN THE 20TH CENTURY MUSIC
    Chair – Teresa Malecka
    Michal ŠčepánModality and the Slovak Musical Avant-garde
    Robert Michael Weiß – „C is where F should be on the Piano Keyboard…” The Notion of Mode and Scale in George Russell’s Lydian Chromatic Concept compared to Josef Matthias Hauer’s System of the 44 Tropes.
    Zbigniew GranatProblematising Modal Jazz: On Stylistic Ambiguities of Two Tracks from Miles Davis’ album Kind of Blue
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  • 5.00 pm – FINAL DISCUSSION
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  • 7.00 pm – CONCERT ENSEMBLE FILATURA DI MUSICA
       
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International Conference MODALITY IN MUSIC