H.I.P.S.T.E.R. Launch

Welcome! We’re very happy you’re joining us for the launch of H.I.P.S.T.E.R. The easiest way to follow the day’s events is to like our Facebook page (Now and Then Media, Ltd.) as all of the videos will be posted there and will be going live at their scheduled times (but won’t be available before). However, you can also click through the links below, and you’ll be taken to a new page in YouTube. You can also visit this page to come back to videos and watch them at a later time. Enjoy!


9am–10am

Welcome from Vlad & Yonit

https://youtu.be/R-4uQL5XWxY

WAVE~LINKS: Early Music 

Music, memory, and sacred space: a poetry recitation from Mícheál ‘Moley’ Ó Súilleabháin’s new book Early Music.

https://youtu.be/yjlxHnXUFnQ

Instrument Exhibit

Medieval Harp: Andrew Lawrence-King

https://youtu.be/wslgNsPiHNw

Instrument Exhibit

Medieval flute: Norbert Rodenkirchen

https://youtu.be/i9n-fWehnoY

Instrument Exhibit

Medieval Lyre: Benjamin Bagby

[Coming soon!]

10am–11am

Instrument Exhibit

Medieval Vielle: Michelle L O’Connor

https://youtu.be/1gZHTLV4AGs

WAVE~LINKS: Off the page, on the page: illustrating medieval music

After two decades of keeping her visual art and musical identities separate, Michelle L O’Connor now combines them in recordings using both music video and illustration to tell epic medieval legends.

https://youtu.be/sWjKKUDhBrU

PERFORMANCE

Michelle O’Connor & Shira Kammen, vielles

Giunge’l Bel Tempo Jacobo Da Balogna

https://youtu.be/cZ_JB5qchYE

Instrument Exhibit

Renaissance Flute: Amanda Markwick
https://youtu.be/mIExF_P2fK8

Instrument Exhibit

Psaltery: Andrew Lawrence-King

https://youtu.be/y8RRBtmixRc

11am–12pm noon

WAVE~LINKS: Time to Breathe

What do song and cider have in common? Bass-baritone and cornettist Jedediah Allen explores connections between musical practice, performance, and the art of fermentation.

https://youtu.be/l4QFXjw3WW8

Instrument Exhibit

Ottavino: Colin Booth

https://youtu.be/Dnw_n1P0NpI

Instrument Exhibit

A Recently Restored 19th Century Spanish Pianoforte: Antonio Santos García
https://youtu.be/mru_wKZOM6c

Instrument Exhibit

Viol: Susanna Pell

https://youtu.be/Xfgn0S0cJRo

12pm–1pm Midday Meditations

WAVE~LINKS: Meditations

Óscar Mascareñas reads from his new book, Meditations on the Poetics of Experience, where he explores broad aspects of daily experience such as sound, light, colour, silence, time, movement, space and memory.

https://youtu.be/VtSz2NZtCcc

WAVE~LINKS: Silence at the Centre

Anthony O’Brien discusses how making historic string instruments and pottery start from different places, but meet in the silent centre, where use embodies beauty.

https://youtu.be/oWcew2fg2XA

WAVE~LINKS: Hevel הבל

An art project created by Yonit Kosovske during the COVID-19 lockdown in the spring of 2020, Hevel is a short silent film exploring original still-life photography inspired by the Baroque “Vanitas” paintings symbolising the ephemerality of life and earthly pleasure.

https://youtu.be/brHesmuw0dw

1pm–2pm

WAVE~LINKS: La Volta and Historical Imagination: Explorations in Historical Dance and Poetry

The metred steps of both dance of poetry inspire historian, writer and dancer Felicity Maxwell to recreate dance and verse from Elizabethan times.

https://youtu.be/vC_SFpYG_L8

Instrument Exhibit

Baroque Violin: Debbie Diamond

https://youtu.be/f4k8AzgRj4Q

Instrument Exhibit

Baroque Viola: Caitríona O’Mahony

https://youtu.be/i0zeT0dzS7c

Instrument Exhibit

3 String Bass: Malachy Robinson 

https://youtu.be/LzFmU8u_XPc

2pm–3pm

WAVE~LINKS: A Bow & A Brush

Baroque violinist Ingrid Matthews shares her insights into cross modalities and commonalities between music and painting, harmony and colour.

https://youtu.be/61aAx5nr-XU

Instrument Exhibit

Italian Baroque Harp:Andrew Lawrence-King

https://youtu.be/OhZZMD1b4ds

Instrument Exhibit

Bandora and Chitarra Battente: Eamon Sweeney

https://youtu.be/79MS3Rf38C8

Instrument Exhibit

Renaissance Guitar: Eamon Sweeney

https://youtu.be/FL9qoI_ZXW0

PERFORMANCE: Lute Songs

Eamon Sweeney: lute

Vlad Smishkewych: voice

Mr Dowland’s Midnight, almain for lute (from the Margaret Board Lute Book, 1625)             John Dowland (1563-1626)

Can she excuse my wrongs (First Booke of Songs or Ayres, London, 1597)

https://youtu.be/UEYmVx7WStc

3pm–4pm

WAVE~LINKS: Knitting is H.I.P.

Contralto Julie Comparini finds unique threads and historical performance practices which stitch together the art of singing Early Music and knitting.

https://youtu.be/jUTjfHSLeEo

PERFORMANCE  

Yonit Kosovske, harpsichord

Toccata I Libro II byGirolamo Frescobaldi(1583–1643)

https://youtu.be/SCuebwUzSSA

Instrument Exhibit

Regal Organ: Aiden Scanlon

https://youtu.be/tW3lXTK6Cwg

Instrument Exhibit

Clavichord: Aiden Scanlon

https://youtu.be/PbpS5o8liso

Instrument Exhibit

Recorder: Theresa Burton

https://youtu.be/fcLX1QnDQt8

PERFORMANCE

Theresa Burton, recorder

Yonit Kosovske, harpsichord

Sonata I byGiovanni Paolo Cima (ca1570–1630) 

https://youtu.be/jIOrC1KvRzk

4pm–5pm

WAVE~LINKS: Spirit of a Soundboard

Ted Robertson talks about his creative processes and inspirations as a harpsichord builder and painter.

https://youtu.be/OTO6dzINqcw

Instrument Exhibit

1738 Vater Harpsichord: Pauline Mac Sweeney

https://youtu.be/J9J5NEpfiIE

Instrument Exhibit

Arciorgano: Johannes Keller and Caspar Johannes Walter

https://youtu.be/vtKk39epvuc

Instrument Exhibit

Renaissance Lute: Jacob Heringman

https://youtu.be/HG6YtQgy53Q

5pm–6pm

WAVE~LINKS: Spinning Breath and Wool

Soprano Rosemary Heredos spins stories with handcrafts and song, plying together music, manuscripts, and wool to breathe new life into the past.

https://youtu.be/sWjifWCUVFo

Instrument Exhibit

Historical (Wire-Strung) Irish Harps: Eibhlís Ní Ríordáin

https://youtu.be/sSRzLhmczQ0

PERFORMANCE

Canzon “La Berlasina” byTarquino Merula (1595–1665)

Theresa Burton, recorder

Yonit Kosovske, harpsichord

https://youtu.be/y2De-O4F1r0

PERFORMANCE 

Ground on a Scotch Humour byNicola Matteis (fl. ca1670–after 1713)

Theresa Burton, recorder

Yonit Kosovske, harpsichord

https://youtu.be/2_jOTeZyJbc

Instrument Exhibit

Medieval Bagpipes: Carlos Núñez

https://youtu.be/RQ4H0REFtz4

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7pm–8pm

WAVE~LINKS: Focus Finder Fantasias

Flute player and photographer Miriam Kaczor reflects on finding expression through aperture and embouchure.

https://youtu.be/Yyp4Nrc8EGw

Instrument Exhibit

Early Harps: Maura Ó Cróinín

https://youtu.be/RwBLngTcr0g

Instrument Exhibit

Sackbut: Stephanie Muncey-Dyer

https://youtu.be/3dwJQ46wNf8

Instrument Exhibit

Spanish Baroque Harp: Andrew Lawrence-King

https://youtu.be/vBFapD3HQyY

8pm–9pm

WAVE~LINKS: In Translation: Shared Languages in Music and Art

Pilar Almalé describes how musicking and making art share a language of metaphor and meaning.

https://youtu.be/eoROgX0OMPU

Instrument Exhibit

Medieval Fipple Flutes: Jacopo Bisagni

https://youtu.be/4SyQSRMe5Ho

Renaissance Harp: Andrew Lawrence-King

https://youtu.be/kOjrXH1TX7o

Instrument Exhibit

Baroque Guitar: Eamon Sweeney

https://youtu.be/3da3vGEhTOk

PERFORMANCE

Eamon Sweeney, baroque guitar

Guárdame las vacas, Luys de Narváez

https://youtu.be/0hPdTUmBLaU

PERFORMANCE

Eamon Sweeney, baroque guitar

Canarios, Gaspar Sanz

https://youtu.be/_UdMkfCU5r4

9pm–10pm
A Light in the Dark Sky: Early Music around the Campfire

WAVE~LINKS: Sound and Light

Teddie Hwang shares her insights into how music and photography offer wisdom that reveals the essence of the other.

https://youtu.be/js1Lw-FkHZo

WAVE~LINKS: Comet NEOWISE

Time lapse of Comet NEOWISE setting by photographer Jeremy Evans with music performed by Teddie Hwang, traverso.

https://youtu.be/F-7vtq3Bc0I

FINAL PERFORMANCE

La Cerca (The Quest)

Mario Papini, lute

https://youtu.be/4XsHvOy_Ix0