International Council for Traditional Music

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Programme of the 3rd Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Music and Dance of the Slavic World

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

Faculty of Art Studies

Institute of Musicology

Collegium Historicum Novum

Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 7, 61-614 Poznań

20 OCTOBER (Wednesday)

10:00-10:30 Registration
10:30-11:00 Opening ceremony
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-13:00 Session 1. Concepts of old and new in traditional settings and in ethnomusicology and ethnochoreology. Chair: Ulrich Morgenstern
  • Ieva Tihovska, Folk definitions of traditional music and folklore: A study of Latvian Slavic ensembles (on-line)
  • Tomasz Nowak, Reintroduction of traditional musical instruments in Poland – a look from a distance (in person)
  • Gabriela Gacek, Between the old and the new homeland: Dulcimer players' musical activity in Lower Silesia in the 1950s (in person)
13:00-14:30  Lunch break
14:30-16:00 Session 2. Concepts of old and new in traditional settings and in ethnomusicology and ethnochoreology. Chair: Łukasz Smoluch
  • Olga Pashina, The old and the new in folk music culture from the standpoint of scholars and folk singers (on-line)
  • Inga Korolkova, The lifetime of the Russian lyrical song: old and new (on-line)
  • Jelena Jovanović, New and old Serbian rural folklore vocal layers in today’s generational performance practice: Key study on central Serbia (on-line)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:00 Session 3. Chair: Jakub Kasperski
  • Galina Tavlai, Ornamental singing as an unnoticed and little-studied phenomenon of Belarusian traditional culture (in person)
  • Ihor Macijewski, Mathematical set theory as a key to how a piece of music is formed under conditions of contact communication (in person)
  • Anastasiya Niakrasava, In the search for "Polishness". Negotiating identity using the example of musical traditions of the Polish minority in Belarus (in person)
18:00-20:00 Welcome reception

21 OCTOBER (Thursday)

10:00-11:30 Session 4. Defining music and dance in the world of the media and digital technologies. Chair: Piotr Podlipniak
  • Jakub Kopaniecki, Wroclaw – the (online) meeting place. Transformation of local popular music scene during the COVID-19 pandemic (in person)
  • Gergana Panova-Tekath, Virtual authenticity: Bulgarian traditional dance during the coronavirus period (on-line)
  • Joanna Kwapień, Self-taught instrumentalist in a modern world. Between tradition and digitality (in person)
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:30 Session 5. New research. Chair: Bożena Muszkalska
  • Maria Małanicz, Constructing musical heritage in Wilamowice (in person)
  • Ivanka Vlaeva, Flash mob impact on dissemination and evaluation of cultural heritage (on-line)
  • Irina Popova, Ethno-notation in contemporary Russian folk tradition: A new invention or an old story? (on-line)
13:30-15:00 Lunch break
15:00  Museum of Musical Instruments [depends on the covid situation]

22 OCTOBER (Friday)

10:00-11:30 Session 6. Defining music and dance in the world of the media and digital technologies. Chair: Zita Skořepová
  • Matěj Kratochvíl, Influence of media on musicians in the folklore revival movement in the Czech Republic in the 2nd half of the 20th century (in person)
  • Polina Proutskova, Olga Velitchkina, Pitch content and its structure in Russian traditional polyphony (on-line)
  • Anastasiia Mazurenko, Modal structures in the Ukrainian song tradition: Acoustic measurements, calculations and stratigraphic interpretations (on-line)
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:30 Session 7. Music and dance under authoritarian regimes. Chair: Matěj Kratochvíl
  • Ulrich Morgenstern, Russian traditional music and the Janus-faced nature of Soviet cultural politics (in person)
  • Agata Kusto, Traditional music in the Lublin Region under the Stalinist regime (on-line)
  • Zita Skořepová, Opportunity for creative performance or existential necessity? Czechoslovak folk music ensembles and the World Youth Festivals in the 1950s (in person)
13:30-14:30 Lunch break
14:30 Excursion to Domachowo, dance workshop & concert, dinner [depends on the covid situation]

23 OCTOBER (Saturday)

10:00-12:00 Study Group Business Meeting
12:00-12:30 Coffee break
12:30-14:30 Session 8. Chair: Gabriela Gacek
  • Drago Kunej, Traditional Slovenian music and the media: Contribution to polka music in America (on-line)
  • Olga Velitchkina, Representations of Russian panpipes in historical and scientific literature (to the question of the value of archaicity) (on-line)
  • Film presentation on Hutsuls from Maramuresh by Anna Pelina (on-line)
  • Presentation of field videos by Alexander Romodin (on-line)
14:30-15:00 Closing ceremony