AD/BC: Music Archaeology Symposium

Thu, 08 May 2014 10:00:00 IST - Thu, 08 May 2014 16:00:00 IST, 10:00

At Moore Institute Seminar Room

Organised by Medieval Studies

A fascinating one-day series of talks forming an introduction to the academic background to the concerts and workshops of the 2014 Galway Early Music Festival, May 8-11. Eight international speakers will cover topics as wide-ranging as evidence for music and instruments in classical Rome, prehistoric instruments in Scandinavia, medieval tuning systems, Old Irish vocabulary for musical instruments, and medieval song and dance performance. The Symposium is aimed at a non-specialist academic and public audience. Speakers include Michael Shields, German, NUI Galway, and Jacopo Bisagni, Classics, NUI Galway, as well as a number of international speakers. Organised by Medieval Studies, NUI Galway, and Galway Early Music Festival. In partnership with EMAP (European Music Archaeology Project), support by the Culture Programme of the EU. Details of the Symposium and The Galway Early Music Festival attached.  Information also available at

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