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At a time where repertoire from different ages and places is readily accesible, the perception of heritage and tradition has been deeply transformed. Aesthetic choices and orientations are strongly related to themes such as the relationship with the past, cultural heritage, and narratives related to both collective and individual memory.
Maria Christina Cleary
The “harpe organisée”, 1720-1840: Rediscovering the lost pedal techniques on harps with a single-action pedal mechanism, is the title of Maria Christina Cleary's PhD thesis. This is the first monographic study on harp pedal techniques, tracing the historical way to pedal on the early pedal harps with a single-action pedal mechanism, the “harpe organisée”, the term used by Diderot.
Throughout history, the classical guitar has been widely explored as a vehicle for solo performances. Its centuries-long tradition of solo music, including the repertoire of early plucked-string instruments, has probably no parallel in any instrument other than those of the keyboard family.
This research project seeks to understand the nature, characteristics and function of the secular vocal intabulations and dances found in Italian printed keyboard sources in the 16th century.