Cristina Alis Raurich
“Je n’amerai autre” : Medieval Motets and Organs
Polyphony of the Montpellier Codex (H196)
There is evidence that motets and other polyphonic pieces were performed on medieval keyboard instruments. In this course students will be able to explore both the performance practice of portative organs and the motet repertoire of the late 13th century and early 14th century.
Students that have never played portative organ are welcome as well. There will be instruments for the students who do not have an instrument.
The course offers :
- Portative organ technique : bellow exercice, articulation, attack, phrasing, tuning.
- Context of medieval motets and organs.
- Background on the Montpellier Codex : notation, contents, history.
- Group performance of the repertoire on the portative organs.
- 1-2 décembre 2018
- Montpellier (34000)
- Contact : Gisèle Clément ; CIMM – Du ciel aux marges
- Tél : 06 70 74 19 20
- Mail : email@example.com
- Saturday 9-12h et 14-18h
- Sunday 9-12h et 14-18h
- If possible for the library Friday afternoon or Monday morning guided visit to the Montpellier Codex and other treasures of the at the Library (Bibliothèque Inter-Universitaire, Section Médecine).
Normal : Frais pédagogiques 200 € plus 5 € d’adhésion au CIMM
Etudiants de Medieval Music Besalu et Cristina Alis Raurich : 180 € plus 5 € d’adhésion au CIMM
Cristina Alís Raurich
After receiving the master diplomas on piano, medieval and renaissance keyboards, and studying with Dr. Mauricio Molina, Cristina decided to combine her passion for teaching with a performance career (ensembles Magister Petrus, La Douce Semblance, Sonus Hispaniae, Carmina Harmonica, Hamelin Consort, Le Souvenir, among others) and with musicological research.
Currently is part of the faculty and assistant director of the International Course on Medieval Music Performance of Besalú (Medieval Music Besalú, Spain) and is visiting scholar (performance) at the Centre International de Musiques Médiévales. Du ciel aux marges (Montpellier, France). At the moment she takes part into a Doctoral Program at the University of Würzburg (Germany) / Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (Switzerland) where she writes on Aquitanian tropes.
She obtained in 2014 the first reconstruction of a portative organ of the 13th century after her own research and with the help of the organ maker Walter Chinaglia (Como, Italy). She has recently published (Musica Disserenda 2018) the most up-to-date article on the earliest intabulated keyboard music (Robertsbridge Codex, 14th century). Cristina is leading a project on 11th and 12th century organs at the Fondation Royaumont (France).