“Blank pages of Music” Call: 2nd Edition Winners

Jul 19, 2012

The Selection Board has chosen projects to be carried out in the 2nd Edition of the IMIT Programme “Blank pages of Music".

On 18 July a meeting of the Board assessing submissions for the Programme “Blank pages of music” was held at the IMIT office. The Selection Board was composed of experts proposed by The Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences  - prof. Barbara Przybyszewska-Jarmińska,  Division of Musicologists of the Polish Composer’s Union  - prof. Ryszard Wieczorek as well as a representative of the Institute of Music and Dance - Brygida Błaszczyk.

The programme is addressed to Polish and foreign researchers who want to carry out scientific research on neglected and overlooked areas of Polish music in Poland and abroad.

From a shortlist of 22 high quality applications, the Board has selected the following projects to be co-funded by IMiT:

1. Emil Młynarski – musical life and activity, in particular in WarsawElżbieta Szczepańska-Lange

2. Religious folk songs in Podlasie - Tetiana Zachykievich, Julita Charytoniuk

3. Preparing the publication of Constantin Régamey’s six early songs for voice and piano from the manuscript discovered in the Cantonal and University Library of Lausanne – Jerzy Stankiewicz, Wanda Gładysz, Anna Bednarczyk

As required by the Programme Regulation, the Selection Board has chosen the research projects to be co-funded by taking into account formal correctness, content and uniqueness of submitted projects as well as the previous research achievements of the applicants.

The chosen applications refer to documentation and interpretation of sources getting less and less accessible with time, definitely neglected areas of the Polish music culture in its broad sense and diverse research.

Moreover, research is well planned and it can be expected that it will produce notable effects indicated in the applications within a defined time, all authors have experience in research and represent different centres in Poland;

We would like to thank to all Applicants for taking part in the Programme. Congratulations to the winners!

Detailed information on the subsidized projects available in the programmes section of the web site.