Historical Harp Society 2021 Virtual Conference

Across Time

Schedule

All Times indicated in Eastern Daylight Time Zone
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MONDAY, AUGUST 2

12:00 noon – Open Strings in Western Antiquity (Dr. Stefan Hagel)

1:15 – 2:15 – Japanese Kugo (Dr. Masumi Nagasawa)

2:30 – 3:30 – Adungu Bow Harp: Its Meaning and Significance Across Time (Dr. James Makubuya)

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 3

12:00 noon – Survey of Historical Harps in Scotland, Ireland and Wales (Bill Taylor)

1:15 – 2:15 – Using Historical Damping Techniques, workshop (Bill Taylor)

2:30 – 3:30 – The Harp During the Medieval Period in England (Sarah Deere-Jones)

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4

12 noon – The Multi Row Harp – A Solution to Chromaticism through the 17th Century (Dr. Christa Patton)

1:15 – 2:15 – Ornamentation in Harp Music 1546-1789, workshop (Mara Galassi)

2:30–3:30 – The Paraguayan Harp: A Master Symbol of Paraguayan Cultural Identity (Dr. Alfredo Colman)

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 5

12:00 noon – The Design, Education, and Sociability of the Single Action Pedal Harp in Ancien Regime Paris, 1760-1789 (Eve Zaunbrecher)

1:15-2:15 – The Development and Use of the Single-Action Harp, panel (Paul Knoke, moderator)

1:30-2:30 – Open Mic Session

2:45-3:45 – Closing Reception

 

In addition, one hour concerts curated by the presenters in conjunction with the their topics will be posted daily on our website as an integral part of the conference. The conference will be held entirely online. YouTube videos and Zoom links will be posted daily. Advance registration is helpful, but not required: http://historicalharpsociety.org/2021-registration/

Schedule subject to change