CELEBRATE THE PARDESSUS DE VIOLE
A Free, 3-session Mini-Conference at the Boston Early Music Festival, June 14-16, 2017
SYMPOSIUM WEDNESDAY JUNE 14 1-4 PM
COURTYARD MARRIOTT ~ 275 TREMONT ST.
Aristocratic Women Amateurs and the Politics of Virtuosity: Placing the 18th-century Pardessus de Viole in its Social and Cultural Context
- Thomas MacCracken Small French Viols: Enumerating Our Legacy from the Past
- Evangelia Kopsalidou The Repertory for Pardessus de Viole in France (1722-1778) as a part of a Catalogue for French Viola da Gamba Music
- Stuart Cheney An Eighteenth-century Manuscript Collection for Pardessus de Viole
- Simone Eckert In Dialogue with Guiseppe Tartini
- Hester Bell-Jordan Gender, Gesture, and Transgression in Late Eighteenth-Century Women’s Violin Performance
- Beverly Jerold The Myth of the Inferior Amateur
CONCERT THURSDAY JUNE 15 2 PM
Lindsay Chapel, Emmanuel Church ~ 15 Newbury St. (donation)
Special guests Myrna Herzog and Simone Eckert join Tina Chancey, Catharina Meints, Annalisa Pappano, John Mark Rozendaal & Webb Wiggins to perform French and Italian baroque chamber music on multiple pardessus by Vivaldi (Spring / Four Seasons), Dollé, Rebel, Forqueray, Guignon, Corrette and Boismortier.
LECTURE DEMOS FRIDAY JUNE 16 9-12 AM
Beacon Hill Friends House ~ 6 Chestnut St.
A CHANCE TO ASK QUESTIONS, EXPERIMENT, AND TRY ONE YOURSELF
- Alice Renken Arranging Marais for Pardessus: Villeneuve’s Approach
- Tina Chancey Forqueray on the Pardessus? Yes.
- Myrna Herzog Is the quinton a viol?
- Robert Green Pardessus, Vielle, and Pastoral Music
- Susanne Braumann Mozart on Pardessus?
- Gerald Trimble Quinton-Fiddle of the Knee
If you’re interesting in housing one of our scholars or musicians, or if you’re interested in volunteering for the Pardessus Celebration, please contact me at email@example.com.