Progetta un sito come questo con
Crea il tuo sito

Conference Programme


Università di Firenze, Dipartimento SAGAS
Tempo Reale, Centro di Ricerca Produzione e Didattica Musicale

The conference is part of Come suona la Toscana, a triennial research project by Università di Firenze in the framework of the PRIN 2017 initiative “Heritage, Festivals, Archives. Music and performing practices of oral tradition in the XXI Century” funded by the Italian Ministry for University and Research (MIUR).

Programme Committee

Maurizio Agamennone
Antonella Dicuonzo
Francesco Giomi
Daniele Palma
Ludovico Peroni
Giulia Sarno


Wednesday, December 16
Thursday, December 17
Virtual Posters

Wednesday, December 16

Please note that the conference will be broadcast from
Italy, Central European Time (UTC+1)

9 am           Conference Opening and Welcome Remarks

9.30 am      S1 – Collecting Sounds of the Pandemic: Projects 

Massimiliano Lopez (Istituto Centrale per i Beni Sonori e Audiovisivi), Farah Polato, Nicola Orio (Università di Padova), Francesco Liotard (LYS – Locate Your Sound)
Suoni della realtà e nuove “fonti sonore”: il ruolo attivo degli archivi fonografici

Roberto Neulichedl (Forum Nazionale per l’Educazione Musicale)
Ecofonie: #rUmori_di_fondo

Valeria Caputo (Independent), Sara Lenzi (
Resoconto dell’esperienza del progetto “The sound Outside – Listening to the world at Covid19 time”
| links |

10.45 am     Keynote 1

Laura Tedeschini Lalli (Università di Roma Tre)
Silence and a sense of space: Rome, Italy during complete lockdown and after

11.30 am     Coffee break

12.00 am     S2 – Listening to the Lockdown: Accounts

Renata Tańczuk, Robert Losiak, Sławomir Wieczorek (The Soundscape Research Studio, University of Wrocław)
The soundscape of Wroclaw in lockdown: Research report

Nakshatra Chatterjee (Independent), Srijita Biswas (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research)
Listening to the hustle and the hush: Urban sound in the time of pandemic

Alessandro Greppi, Diane Schuh (Université Paris 8)
Windows and balconies: Documenting the soundscapes of social movements in France under lockdown
| links |

Alessandra Calanchi, Mario Corsi, Jan Marten Ivo Klaver, Massimo Russo (Università di Urbino)
Torricini sonori. Echi dal lockdown nella città-campus

1.30 pm      Lunch break

2.30 pm      S3 – Deconstructing the Sounds of the Pandemic: Reflections / 1

Dominika Moravčíková (Charles University)
Sounding out the quarantine: Public and private sound regimes during the pandemic

Héctor Cavallaro (Université Paris 8)
The tree makes noise when it falls: Thoughts on a sound paradox in the pandemic era

Theodoros Lotis (Ionian University)
What a blackbird has told me: Latent acoustic memory in the times of Covid-19

3.45 pm      Keynote 2

Makis Solomos (Université Paris 8)
Four sounds against Capitalocene 

4.30 pm      Coffee break

5.00 pm      S4 – Deconstructing the Sounds of the Pandemic: Reflections / 2

Esteban Buch (EHESS – École des hautes études en sciences sociales)
Covid-19 Beethoven-2020

James Deaville (Carleton University)
Colonizing the Coronavirus in China: Quarantine, media representation, and the sounds of neoliberal biopolitics

Emília Barna, Ágnes Patakfalvi-Czirják (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
“Let’s stick together in this time of peril, and let common sense prevail”: The mainstreaming of populism through government-supported Hungarian lockdown music videos 
| links |

Thursday, December 17

Please note that the conference will be broadcast from
Italy, Central European Time (UTC+1)

9.30 am      Keynote 3

Nicola Di Croce (Università Iuav di Venezia)
Listening to affective atmosphere

10.15 am     S5 – Music Making in Times of Pandemic: Investigations / 1

Alessandro Bratus, Alessandro Caliandro, Flavio Antonio Ceravolo, Fulvia Caruso, Michela Garda (Università di Pavia)
Panel: La performance musicale prima, durante e dopo l’emergenza: scenari, analisi, prospettive

11.30 am     Coffee Break

12.00 am     S6 – Music Making in Times of Pandemic: Investigations / 2 

Francesca Cireddu (Università di Roma Tor Vergata)
L’esperienza live ai tempi della pandemia
| links |

Giacomo Bottà (University of Helsinki)
Renegotiating the Helsinki night through underground parties

Luca Befera (Università di Pavia)
Redefining musical practices in the virtual reality video game “Genesis”

1.15 pm      Lunch break

2.30 pm      S7 – Music Making in Times of Pandemic: Investigations / 3

Ignazio Macchiarella (Università di Cagliari)
Polifonie virtuali

Marco Lutzu (Università di Cagliari)
Gòcius po su virus: nuove creatività pandemiche nella Sardegna meridionale

Delia Dattilo (Università di Cagliari)
Come Sing Along”: scenari e figure nell’interazione virtuale dei Sacred Harp Singers

Daniel Margolies (Virginia Wesleyan University), J. A. Strub (University of Texas at Austin)
#QuédateEnCasa y Huapango! Diasporic community and musical wellbeing in streamed live performances of musica huasteca 

4.00 pm      S8 – Music Making in Times of Pandemic: Investigations / 4

Pietro Frigato (Independent), Vlatko Kučan (Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg)
Diaries of a Q. – Collective online improvisation during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

Michaël Spanu (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
No more shows? Searching for the heritage value of YouTube live music videos in pre-pandemic Montreal

Marcel Zaes (Brown University)
#otherbeats: Deviant and resistant time grids of the pandemic
| links |

5.15 pm      Coffee Break

5.45 pm      Final Remarks and Discussion

8.00 pm      Virtual Posters Discussion

Virtual posters will be available online on the conference YouTube channel and official website from December 14 until the end of the conference.
A live stream of the contents is planned for December 14 and 15 on the Facebook page of Come suona la Toscana at 6.oo pm (GMT+1).
A discussion session will take place on December 17 on the conference platform.

Emiliano Battistini (Università di Palermo)
Rimini Sound Map: fare comunità attraverso il suono

Alessandro De Cecco, Enzo Favre, Nicole Perret, Sophie Donnadieu (APNÉES – Association pour la PerformaNce, l’Électroacoustique et les Expérimentations Sonores, Grenoble)
Itinérances sonores: An improvised urban performance challenging distance and listening

Giuseppe Gavazza (AAU CRESSON – Centre de Recherche sur l’Espace Sonore et l’environnement urbain)
Ascolto il tuo cuore, città: audio testimonianze al tempo del COVID-19

Andrea Gozzi, Francesco Cretti, Marco Liuni (Mezzo Forte)
Your voice is not alone: l’esperienza dell’app “Voices In a Bottle” di Mezzo Forte

Dariusz Mazurowski (Polish Society for Electroacustic Music)
Electroacoustic music of the pandemic: New perspectives and creative web projects

Koji Nagahata (Fukushima University)
Two silent springs experienced in this decade in Japan: Soundscapes caused by the nuclear accidents and soundscapes caused by the Coronavirus pandemic

Dana Reason (Oregon State University)
“Lephroflanglis”: Signal for help: Sonic flares and improvised agency

Gustav Thomas, Elvin Brandhi (YEAH YOU) (Newcastle University; Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien)
Domestos: Bleached heathens in the wake of dead gods

Andrés Torres (Universidad de Medellin)
The soundscape of solidarity: An audio-walk in times of the pandemic

Scott Whiddon (Transylvania University), Kevin Holm-Hudson (University of Kentucky), Jim Gleason (Eastern Kentucky University)
Archipelago: The process of making and promoting an all instrumental record, in support of a nonprofit organization, during Covid

%d blogger hanno fatto clic su Mi Piace per questo: