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Strolling Through the Echoes of the Past-Mini Symposium on Byzantine Music

You are cordially invited to a Symposium on Byzantine music including workshop and concert events (hybrid, face-to-face, online) entitled "Strolling Through Echoes of the Past" organized by the Bilkent Saygun Center, Bilkent Department of History in collaboration with Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Koç Üniversitesi,

Hellenic Mediterranean University (Yunanistan), and Byzantium at Ankara.


Date: 11-12 November 2021, Thursday & Friday

Time: Thursday, 17.00-19.30 and Friday, 17.00-19.00, 20.00-21.00


Title: Strolling Through Echoes of the Past

Organized by: Bilkent Department of History, Bilkent Saygun Center
 
In collaboration with: Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Koç Üniversitesi,

Hellenic Mediterranean University (Yunanistan), and Byzantium at Ankara.
 

With the participation of:

 

University of Music and Theater at Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany

Hellenic Mediterranean University, Crete, Greece

University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

City, University of London, UK

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA

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PROGRAM:

 

11 November, Thursday (h. 10:30-13) and 12 November, Friday (h. 10-13)

Byzantine Notation Student Workshop (under the supervision of Prof. Antonios Botonakis)

 

11 November 2021, Thursday (h. 17.00-19.30)

 

Welcome speech:: "Need for New Rhetoric: Understanding Byzantium and Its Culture"

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

PROF. DR. DIMITRI TERZAKIS

BYZANTINE AND NEW MUSIC. THE MUSIC OF DIMITRI TERZAKIS

 

h. 18-19.30- THEORETICAL CONNECTIONS

 

MARKOS SKULIOS

Theorizing in Multimodal & Multi-Intervalic Melodic Traditions: The Twin Systems of Byzantine Octoechos and Ottoman-Turkish Makams

CENK GÜRAY & NEVIN ŞAHIN (Hacettepe University)

The Similarities between Byzantine and Ottoman Music in Medieval Theories

ACHILLEAS CHALDAEAKES (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)

Ottoman Melodies Written Down Through Byzantine Notation: An Example From Peter Byzantios

PANAYOTIS LEAGUE (Florida State University)

Sadakat and Paradigmatic Notation in Konstantinos N. Keragleaglow Collection

 

12 November 2021, Friday (h. 17-19.15)

 

-VISUAL WITNESSES

 

ANTONIOS BOTONAKIS (Hellenic Mediterranean University)

 

-CONTEMPORARY INFLUENCES

 

ALEXANDER LINGAS (City University of London)

Byzantine Chant and the Canons of Western Art Music: History, Tradition and Creativity

EMMANOUIL GIANNOPOULOS

Influences and Benefits of the Psaltic Art on the 20th Century Greek Music

YİĞİT AYDIN (Bilkent University)

Saygun in Connection with Byzantine Music and Its Theory


h. 20- CLOSING CONCERT

 

The Maestros of the Psaltic Art, Athens

Conductor: Achilleas Chaldaeakes

 

- Kalaphonic verse from the second psalm, composed by John Koukouzeles, in 4th plagal mode, Why do the nations conspire [ Ἵ ν α τ ί ἐ φ ρ ύ α ξ α ν ἔ θ ν η ] (Choir of chanters "The Maestros of the Psaltic Art" recording of live performance in Athens Cathedral, 18.10.2018)

 

Pre-Concert talk by Antonios Botonakis

 

-Türev Berki, Ankara

 

- Nevin Sahin, Cenk Güray, Ankara

"Three Bektashi Hymns on the Crossroads of Heterodoxy"  

https://www.byzantiumatankara.net/symposium