WORKSHOP | Bruce Dickey „Imitar il parlar”

Das Nachahmen der menschlichen Stimme als Leitfaden für die Ornamentik von Ganassi bis Francesco Rognoni. Kurs mit Bruce Dickey

STUDIO ALTE MUSIK

(Seilerstätte 8)

Fr 10. Jänner, 10:00-19:00

Sa 11. Jänner, 10:00-17:00

Bruce Dickey

Bruce Dickey is one of a handful of musicians worldwide who have dedicated themselves to reviving the cornetto – once an instrument of great virtuosi, but which lamentably fell into disuse in the 19th century. The revival began in the 1950s, but it was largely Bruce Dickey, who, from the late 1970s, created a new renaissance of the instrument, allowing the agility and expressive power of the cornetto to be heard once again. His many students, over 40 years of teaching at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, have helped to consolidate and elevate the status of this once forgotten instrument. For his achievements the Historic Brass Society awarded him in 2000 the prestigious Christopher Monk Award for „his monumental work in cornetto performance, historical performance practice and musicological scholarship.“ In 2007 he was honored by British conductor and musicologist Andrew Parrott with a “Taverner Award” as one of 14 musicians whose “significant contributions to musical understanding have been motivated by neither commerce nor ego.”

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