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Dante and Music, Dante in Music



 Dante and Music, Dante in Music

Dante and Music, Dante in Music

an online Webinar

Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 12:00 PM (CT)

dante and music

Lucia Marchi interviews Elena Abramov-van Rijk and Davide Fara on music in the Commedia and on later settings of Dante’s verses from the Middle Ages to Donizetti

Lucia Marchi is a musicologist specialized in Medieval and Renaissance music. She has published several essays in scholarly journals, and her most recent studies focus on St. Francis and music, Renaissance musical practice in the city of Piacenza (Italy), and the musical career of the 19th-century patriot Piero Maroncelli. She teaches in the Italian program at DePaul University in Chicago.

Elena Abramov-van Rijk is a musicologist with an interest in Italian music from the Trecento to the Cinquecento. Her publications include two monographs: Parlar cantando: The Practice of Reciting Verses in Italy from 1300 to 1600 (Lang, 2009) and Singing Dante: The Literary Origins of Cinquecento Monody (Ashgate, 2014); and several essays in international journals such as Early music, Early Music History, Plainsong and Medieval Music, Acta musicologica, Studi musicali.

Davide Fara teaches Italian Literature at the 'Fabrizio De Andrè' High School in Tempio Pausania (Sardinia, Italy). He studied at Cagliari University and University College of Dublin. He is currently editing the volume La musica di Dante, a collection of essays by international scholars. A writer, musician and composer, Fara is the author of the autobiographical novel La lingua sperata (Aracne, 2019). Since 2014 he has been the director of the Sardinia Summer School and Services, an Italian language school for foreign students.

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Data: Mar 19 Ott 2021

Orario: Dalle 12:00 alle 14:00

Organizzato da : Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago

Ingresso : Libero


Online Webinar