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Virtual Symposium via Zoom Meeting

International Symposium
MIKROTÖNE ~ MICROTONES
SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL

Paper Presentations focusing on Microtonal Music
An Online Meeting

Organization: Agustín Castilla-Ávila — castillaavilahotmailcom


Schedule

All dates are in Central European Summer Time (CEST = GMT + 2:00)

Subject to changes.

Day I

  • Zoom Connection

  • Opening – Welcoming speech

    Agustín Castilla-Ávila
    Chairman of the International Ekmelic Music Society

Presentations I

Chair: Agustín Castilla-Ávila

  • Franck Jedrzejewski (FRA)

    Old and new Objects in quarter-tone Universe

  • Yue Xiao (CHN)

    Xiaoyong Chen’s “Diary V”, an Exploration of quarter-tone compositional Techniques

  • Break

Presentations II

Chair: Johannes Kotschy

  • Hans-Gunter Lock (EST)

    Practical Experiences with the Bohlen-Pierce (BP) and several equal Division of the Octave (EDO) Scales

  • Break

Presentations III

Chair: Agustín Castilla-Ávila

  • Jacob Elkin (USA)

    Constructing a 13-limit JI Sixth-tone Scale and 19-limit twelfth-tone Scale

  • Richard Cameron-Wolfe (USA) – composer

    Kharkov Guitar Quartet (UKR)

    Mirage d’esprit “Suivons le mirage lointain” (from Baudelaire’s poem Le Vin des amants)

Day II

Presentations IV

Chair: Agustín Castilla-Ávila

  • Break

Presentations V

Chair: Johannes Kotschy

  • Break

Presentations VI

Chair: Agustín Castilla-Ávila

  • Patricio Molina (CHL)

    Arabic Music and the Piano: The Use of the Piano in Lebanon and Egypt During the Golden Age of Arabic Music

Day III

Presentations VII

Chair: Johannes Kotschy

  • Break

Presentations VIII

Chair: Agustín Castilla-Ávila

  • Break

Presentations IX

Chair: Siegfried Steinkogler

  • David Fiuczynski (USA)

    Mozart said “the best musicians in the world are birds” – microtonal Melodic and harmonic Chord Scale Possibilities based on Bird Song Transcriptions

Day IV

Presentations X

Chair: Johannes Kotschy

  • Amir Ahmadi (IRN)

    A comparative Analysis of musical Intervals based on the remaining significant Music Treatises of the early Islamic World

  • Viktor Pushkar (UKR)

    The Family of 24 Tone unequally tempered Tunings

  • Break

Presentations XI

Chair: Siegfried Steinkogler

  • Vytautas Germanavičius (LTU)

    Identification of microtonal intervallic Relations in Lithuanian Vocal and Instrumental Folk Music and their Application in Music Composition

  • Break

Presentations XII

Chair: Agustín Castilla-Ávila

  • Süleyman Görener (TUR)

    Proposition of a new Notation System for Turkish Makam Music based on Harmonic Series

  • Marco Jimenez (MEX)

    How the Microtonalism of traditional Persian Music is notated in the Western Musical Tradition, as examined through a Survey of living Composers working in the 21st Century

Day V

Presentations XIII

Chair: Johannes Kotschy

  • Break

Presentations XIV

Chair: Siegfried Steinkogler

  • Break

Presentations XV

Chair: Agustín Castilla-Ávila

End of the Symposium