SYMPOSIUM AND WORKSHOP
Silay Civic Center, Silay City, Philippines / 6-8 November 2018
Theme: “Plucked String Music: Evolutions”
As part of the 5th International Rondalla / Plucked String Music Festival, a Symposium-Workshop with the theme “Plucked String Music: Evolutions” will be held at the Silay Civic Center in Silay City, Philippines, on 6-8 November 2018. This Symposium-Workshop will feature special lectures on organology and performance of different plucked string music traditions in the world, workshops on instrument-making and care by local and foreign luthiers, and lecture demonstrations by performing groups from the Festival.
The Symposium-Workshop aims to impart knowledge on the history as well as current developments in different plucked string music cultures and provide resources for teaching and performing plucked string music.
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6 November 2018
The Plucked String: A Diverse Phenomenon
in the Musical Traditions of the World’s Cultures
RAMON P. SANTOS (Philippines)
YIZHAR KARSHON (Israel)
The endongo (bowl lyre) of the Baganda of Central Uganda:
Evolution in the performance, functionality, and significance
GEORGE KITAKA (Uganda)
New Acoustic Bracing System for Bamboo Kacapi Zither
ENDO SUANDA (Indonesia)
Luthiery in the Philippines: Roots, Innovation, and Direction
NATHAN MANIMTIM, CRISRON LUCAS (Philippines)
7 November 2018
8 November 2018
Instrument Making in Spain
Master Luthier MANUEL CACERES (Spain)
Luthier JAY SARITA (Philippines)
|4:45pm-5:15pm||LECTURE DEMONSTRATION 1
Performance techniques of the EISHAN ENSEMBLE (Iran)
|LECTURE DEMONSTRATION 3
|5:15pm-5:45pm||LECTURE DEMONSTRATION 2
Performance techniques of the sitar and tabla
MALVICA CHOPRA and
MUTHU KUMAR (India)
|LECTURE DEMONSTRATION 4
Performance techniques of SPRING BAND (Vietnam)
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