Tintinnabuli in Musical and Geopolitical Context“Sounding Structure, Structured Sound” Toomas Siitan, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. “Forgotten Sounds, Unheard Sound: Tintinnabuli and the 1970s Soviet Underground” Kevin C. Karnes, Emory University. Response and discussion. Moderated by Jeffers Engelhardt.
Sounding Pärt: Sound Studies, Acoustics, and History“Vibrating, and Silent: Pärt’s Material Acoustics” Jeffers Engelhardt, Amherst College. “Medieval Pärt” Andrew Albin, Fordham University. Response and discussion. Moderated by Robert Saler
Sounding Liturgical Architecture and Chant“Transcendent Visions: Voice and Icon in Hagia Sophia” Bissera Pentcheva, Stamford University.“Christian Liturgical Chant and the Musical Reorientation of Arvo Pärt” Alexander Lingas, City University of London. Response and discussion. Moderated by Nicholas Reeves.
Tintinnabulation and Non-Tintinnabulation“The Music of Peace” Nicholas Sooy, Fordham University; Orthodox Peace Fellowship, and Stuart Ryerse, New England Conservatory of Music. “Reimagining Text-Music Relationship in Arvo Pärt’s Como cierva sedienta,” Mark Vuorinen, University of Waterloo. Moderated by Fr. Ivan Moody.