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UNIVERSITY of BARCELONA SUMMER COURSE: ELS JULIOLS 2016

“England around a piano. Music, art and society.Pianos Clementi navegant
The passage from the 18th century to the XIXth through the multifaceted musician Muzio Clementi ”

Description of the course

The cosmopolitan musician Muzio Clementi (1752-1832) will be the driving force behind a Europe full of changes. Music, but also art, society, and musical commerce, will bring us closer to the day to day from the England Industrial Revolution
The course took place from July 11 to 15, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Total: 20h) at the Faculty of Geography and History of the UB

The following topics were developed:

1. Muzio Clementi, multifaceted and cosmopolitan musician. [Marina Rodríguez Brià]

2. 19th Century engineering and the crescendo of the piano. [Dr. Thomas Strange]

3. The British domestic interiors. An ideal place to host a piano. [Dra. Mireia Freixa]

4. Commented recital: At home in England. [Dr. Patrick Hawkins]

5. The musical map of the time of Clementi. [Dr. Xosé Aviñoa]

6. Passion, transcendence and sublime: English painting at the time of Clementi. [Dra. Cristina Rodríguez]

7. Clementi in the context of the English culture of Enlightenment. [Dra. Carme Font]

8. Revolutions, machines and music in Europe in 1800. [Oriol Brugarolas]

9. Musical life in London and the provinces during Clementi’s early years 1770-1800. [Dr. Matthew Spring]

10. The legacy of Clementi. Roundtable. [Jaume Ayats, Joan Josep Gutiérrez i Marina  Rodríguez Brià]

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COURSE “GAUDIR UB” 2016

Muzio Clementi

Universitat de Barcelona

A MUSICAL TRAVEL WITH CLEMENTI

The birth of the romantic piano and the change of social paradigm of 1800

Through the multifaceted musician Muzio Clementi (1752-1832) we will enter into a Europe full of innovations and transcendental changes. The eighty years of intense life of this composer will lead us from Maria Antonieta to anarchism, from Mozart to Chopin, from Italy to England.

We will reconstruct a portrait of the time from documents, letters, instruments, music, literature and painting of the moment.

Half of the sessions were illustrated with live music.

The coordination was carried out by Marina Rodríguez Brià and Eva M. Álvarez

Lecturer: Marina Rodríguez Brià

Guest lecturer: Joan Josep Gutiérrez

April 20 to June 22, 2016

20 teaching hours

Course Description: GAUDIR UB 2016

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INTERNACIONAL CONFERENCE LUCCA 2015

Assistance to the International Conference of Lucca, “Muzio Clementi and the British Musical Scene” (November 2015).

Programa Lucca 2015

 

Anna Cuatrecasas, Eva M. Álvarez and Marina Rodríguez attended this conference held in Lucca (Italy), which would be the starting point for many activities and the turning point to create the Muzio Clementi Association of Barcelona. In this lecture they could meet some of the leading international specialists about Clementi and on the British musical scene, such as David Rowland, Roberto Iliano, Luca Sala, Leon Plantinga, Fulvia Moravito, Rohan H. Stewart Mac-Donald, Tom Strange, Patrick Hawkins, Mathew Spring and many others.

 

 

CONFERENCE LUCCA 2015 PROGRAM

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CD PRESENTATION Clementi on a Clementi & Co. square piano

On June 10, 2015, the official presentation of the CD “Clementi on a Clementi & Co. Square Piano“, in which the artist Marina Rodríguez Brià makes a selection of pieces by Muzio Clementi who plays in a private piano of private property, dated 1824 and from the composer’s own piano factory in London.

The presentation was attended by representatives of different cultural and musical entities (Museum of Music, Auditorium, Liceu Conservatory) and the media of the country (Catalunya Música, La Vanguardia, Ara, Revista Musical Catalana, among others).

CD PRESENTATION Clementi on a Clementi & Co. square piano2020-04-28T15:43:50+02:00
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