Course program and teacher’s curriculum
“Chiama questo suo giuoco empio e profano / saravanda e ciaccona il novo ispano.” Variations on ostinatos for Recorder or Recorder ensemble.
The course is open to students of any level and will deal specifically with: recercadas on Italian tenors by Diego Ortiz; 17th century sonatas on the ciaccona, passacaglia and other famous ostinatos; grounds by Henry Purcell and English divisions (enrolled students can receive beforehand some of the course materials). A certain number of replicas of historical instruments will be avaiable for the ensemble class.
Marco Rosa Salva studied recorder with Aldo Bova in Venice and with Pedro Memelsdorff in Bologna, where he also graduated with a dissertation of Musical Dramaturgy. He has achieved a vast concert activity, collaborating with many medieval, Renaissance and baroque ensembles, such as Sonatori della Gioiosa Marca, Accademia di S. Rocco – Venice Baroque Orchestra, Cappella Ducale di Venezia, Pastime, Ensemble Antonio Draghi, Cappella della Pietà dei Turchini, L’Aura Soave, Il Complesso Barocco, Consort Veneto, I Barocchisti, Delitiae Musicae, Il Viaggio Musicale, La Venexiana, En Chordais, Cantar Lontano, performing in Italy, Europe, Turkey, United States, Mexico, China, in festivals among which Megaron Musica (Thessaloniki), Silk Road Festival, (Hong Kong), Gubbio Arte Medievale, Festival de Sablè, Settimane musicali al Teatro Olimpico (Vicenza), St. Galler Festspiel, Tage alter Musik (Regensburg), Lufthansa Festival (London), Festival di Cremona, Trentomusicantica, Notti malatestiane (Rimini). He has recorded for RAI, ORF and for the labels Stradivarius, Echo, Fonit Cetra, Tactus, Nuova Era, Skira, Naxos, Opus 111, Glossa. With the ensemble La Girometta (as a player of recorder and director) he deals in particular with the reconstruction of Italian 15th Century dance music, producing shows, masterclasses and lecture demonstrations. He teaches at Scuola di Musica Antica di Venezia since 1993 where since 1998 he holds the post of director; he teaches courses and seminars at several Conservatories in Italy and abroad and at Italian Universities.
Info about the workshop costs and registration form are available at this link.