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25

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2nd Global Piano Roll Meeting

2nd Global Piano Roll Meeting HKB, Grosser Konzertsaal Tickets
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HKB, Grosser Konzertsaal, Bern, CH

Because of the Corona crisis, this event had to be postponed from June to September. The conference will take place on 25–28 September 2020. All tickets sold remain valid.

The 2nd Global Piano Roll Meeting will take place as an international conference in Switzerland at the Hochschule der Künste Bern and the Museum für Musikautomaten Seewen. The conference will include papers, presentations, and performances.

Music rolls and pneumatic instruments are a vital part of the history of recording and mechanical music. They provide a rich window into the technological, musical, cultural and economic history of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Recent projects to preserve rolls by scanning and digitization have sparked wider interest in the field. This has allowed for technical studies of rolls, which are an early digital record of music making. Archival documents are also yielding insights into the business and technology of roll manufacturing. These are among the many diverse topics that have brought individuals together from around the world to share their work with rolls.

This conference continues the work of the 1st Global Piano Roll Meeting in Leipzig, 2018. Based on feedback received, this three-day event allows more time for presentations, discussions, and

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Because of the Corona crisis, this event had to be postponed from June to September. The conference will take place on 25–28 September 2020. All tickets sold remain valid.

The 2nd Global Piano Roll Meeting will take place as an international conference in Switzerland at the Hochschule der Künste Bern and the Museum für Musikautomaten Seewen. The conference will include papers, presentations, and performances.

Music rolls and pneumatic instruments are a vital part of the history of recording and mechanical music. They provide a rich window into the technological, musical, cultural and economic history of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Recent projects to preserve rolls by scanning and digitization have sparked wider interest in the field. This has allowed for technical studies of rolls, which are an early digital record of music making. Archival documents are also yielding insights into the business and technology of roll manufacturing. These are among the many diverse topics that have brought individuals together from around the world to share their work with rolls.

This conference continues the work of the 1st Global Piano Roll Meeting in Leipzig, 2018. Based on feedback received, this three-day event allows more time for presentations, discussions, and networking. The conference will be conducted in English. It aims to be an international forum for enthusiasts and professionals working with paper rolls and pneumatic roll playing instruments.

The fee will cover expenses for all sessions and concerts, three Lunches (Saturday, Sunday and Monday) and the bus trip to the second symposium location in Seewen. Furthermore, students may participate for free.

Hosted by the Hochschule der Künste Bern with assistance from Museum für Musikautomaten Seewen, Stanford University and FaszinationPianola

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Hochschule der Künste Bern - Forschung: Institut Interpretation

Tickets

Der Ticketverkauf ist seit dem 11.07.2020 14:50 beendet.

Conference fee (regular)

CHF 50.00

Conference fee (student/HKB member)

CHF 0.00
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Der Ticketverkauf ist seit dem 11.07.2020 14:50 beendet.

Total: XX.XX CHF

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HKB, Grosser Konzertsaal, Papiermühlestrasse 13d, Bern, CH

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2nd Global Piano Roll Meeting | 25.09.2020 wird organisiert durch:

Hochschule der Künste Bern - Forschung: Institut Interpretation