Teunis van der Zwart
Research on the life and work of Giovanni Punto (1746-1803), hornplayer, composer, conductor, violinist; who traveled Europe as a virtuoso on the horn, performing his own concerti and chamber music as a cor basse (low horn) player.
What kinds of vocal music were not typically transmitted in written musical notation? Can specific ‘lost’ song forms - siciliane, giustiniane, le Grechesche, gli stili “regionali" nel canto del quattrocento - be more precisely identified than they have been until now, both in musicological research and in concert performance?
Phonetic Relations between Vocal Music, Electronics and Linguistics in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century
The main aim of this research project is to investigate the phonetic relations between vocal/electronic music and linguistics in the second half of the twentieth century.
This research will attempt to track all the important Cretan music elements that can be developed on the ney, and to invent new interpretative ney techniques for these.