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Schedule for Prague Conference Finalized

The schedule for the ISOCM's Ars Nova East and West conference which will be held in Prague, 14 – 16 October 2016 has been announced and is now available.

All events of the conference will take place at the Charles University in Prague.

Friday, 14th October 10:00 Opening ceremony

Opening addresses Very Rev. Dr Ivan Moody, Chairman of ISOCM prof. PaedDr. Michal Nedělka, Dr, Dean

Doc. Jana Palkovská, Head of Department – Music Education Department

His Eminence, Archbishop Michal of Prague

11:00. First Session Gregorios Anastasiou & Polykarpos Polykarpides A short study on the compositions of the ‘mathema’ Anothen oi prophetai, from the “golden age” of kalophonia (14th -15th centuries) as food for thought on the concepts of eponymity, tradition and innovation in Byzantine Music

Athanasios Delios Χριστοῦ τὸν ἱεράρχην: the course of the sticheron from the old (non kalophonic) to the kalophonic melos


13:00 Second Session Study Group for Byzantine Musical Palaeography from the School of Music Studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 'Traditional innovation’ in Byzantine Chant: the case of kalophonia

Dimitris Balageorgos The Cretan psaltic tradition of 16th - 17th century: a radical and prototype melopoiea of the Great Doxology