Acoustics of string instruments of quartet

with « Cost Action Woodmusick »

 Show all trainings Spring 2017

14 – 17 February 2017 , Itemm, Le Mans

 

Monday 13 February, dinner at the restaurant L’office, 7:30 pm, Place de la république (Tramway République)
Tuesday 14 February, welcome at 8:45 am

 

Tuesday 14 February – 8:45 am Welcome

Presentation of the training school and the institutions

Practical Work (PW) : sound recording and visualisation

9:00 am
11:00-12:30 Group A // 2:00-3:30 pm Group B
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Room Bach

Jean-Charles Daveau, Director of Itemm

Presentation of the training school and the institutions, visit of Itemm.

Marthe Curtit, Jérémy Cabaret, Itemm

Use acoustic measurement tools to record and analyse sounds, define parameters, …

Course & demo : sound visualisation with the « Snail »

Listening test (Part 1)

11:00-12:30 Group B // 2:00-3h30 pm Group A
4:00-5:30 pm
Room Ravel
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Thomas Helie, Researcher, Laboratoire des Sciences et Technologies de la Musique et du Son, IRCAM-CNRS-UPMC, Paris

« The Snail » is a real-time software providing new tools to tune instruments, intonation, …

Claudia Fritz, Researcher, Lutherie-Acoustique-Musique team, Institut Jean-Le-Rond-d’Alembert, Paris

George Stoppani, Violin maker, Manchester

6:00-7:00 pm Visit of Laboratoire d’Acoustique de l’Université du Maine

7:30 pm Dinner at the Restaurant L’assiette (Tramway Campus Ribay)

 

Wednesday 15 February

Practical Work : about resonance

Course about modes (pipes, strings, plates)

9:00-10:30 am Group A1 //11:00-12:30 Group A2
2:00-3:30 pm Group B1 //4:00-5:30 pm Group B2
9:00-10:30 am Group A2 //11:00-12:30 Group B1
2:00-3:30 pm Group: B2 //4:00-5:30 Group A1
Room Bach
Room Ravel

Marthe Curtit, Engineer, Itemm

Main notions about modes of vibration, initiation to acoustical  measurements.

Claudia Fritz, Researcher, Lutherie-Acoustique-Musique team, Institut Jean-Le-Rond-d’Alembert, Paris

Practical Work : admittance measurement

Practical Work : modal analysis

9:00-10:30 am Group B1 //11:00-12:30 Group B2
2:00-3:30 Group A1 //4:00-5:30 pm Group A2
9:00-10:30 am Group B2 //11:00-12:30 Group A1
2:00-3:30 pm Group A2 //4:00-5:30 pm Group B1
Room Bach
Torres Workshop

Jérémy Cabaret , Engineer, Itemm

George Stoppani, Violin maker, Manchester

5:30 – 6:30 pm Free time for playing, listening, talking / Torres Workshop

7:30 pm Dinner at the Restaurant l’Atrium (Tramway Cité Plantagenêt)

Thursday 16 February

Course : violin acoustics (part 1)

Course – Practical Work – Acoustics in the workshop (part 1)

9:00-10:30 am Group A //11:-12:30 Group B
9:-10:30 am Group B //11:-12:30 Group A
Room Ravel
Torres Workshop

Claudia Fritz, Researcher, Lutherie-Acoustique-Musique team, Institut Jean-Le-Rond-d’Alembert, Paris

George Stoppani, Violin maker, Manchester

Bench work / projects

Presentation and summary of the projects

2:00-3:30 pm
4:30-5:30 pm
Torres Workshop
Torres Workshop
Jérémy Cabaret, Marthe Curtit, Claudia Fritz, George Stoppani
Jérémy Cabaret, Marthe Curtit, Claudia Fritz, George Stoppani

5:30 – 6:30 pm Free time for playing, listening, talking / Torres Workshop

7:30 pm Dinner at the Restaurant Popote et papilles (Tramway République)

Friday 17 February

Course : violin acoustics (part 2)

Course – Practical Work – Acoustics in the workshop (part 2)

9:00-10:30 am Group A //11:00-12:30 Group B
9:00-10:30 am Group B //11:-12:30 Group A
Room Ravel
Torres Workshop

Claudia Fritz, Researcher, Lutherie-Acoustique-Musique team, Institut Jean-Le-Rond-d’Alembert, Paris

George Stoppani, Violin maker, Manchester

Listening test (part 2)

Closing – round table

2:00-3:30 pm
4:00-5:00 pm
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Jérémy Cabaret, Marthe Curtit, Claudia Fritz, George Stoppani Jérémy Cabaret, Marthe Curtit, Claudia Fritz, George Stoppani