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Kai Köpp

Kai Köpp, professor of musicology and interpretation practice at the Bern University of the Arts BUA, studied musicology, art history and law (MA 1996, doctorate 2003) in Freiburg/Breisgau and holds a habilitation degree from the University Mozarteum Salzburg. With an additional viola diploma from the Hochschule für Musik Freiburg and three years at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (viola, viola d’amore) he was a member of leading German period ensembles with over 40 recordings.
After working in Zurich and Trossingen, he has been teaching at HKB since 2008, where he established the research field “Applied Interpretation Research”, and directs a growing number of research projects (including 2011-2016 as a promotion professor of the Swiss National Science Foundation), numerous publications on the history of music and interpretation, methods of sound and performance studies, as well as Bach, Beethoven, Wagner.
As a sought-after interpretation coach for ensembles and music directors, his aim is to put recent research into musical practice.
Recently, he published a book on historical sheep gut strings, together with his research team, as well as the compendium “Musik Aufführen” together with Thomas Seedorf (on behalf of the German Gesellschaft für Musikforschung).

Publications

(couverture de La Pratique d’orchestre historique)

La Pratique d’orchestre historique

baroque, classique et romantique

Format bibliographique à copier

Köpp, Kai. La Pratique d’orchestre historique, baroque, classique et romantique, traduction de Fabien Roussel, Symétrie, 2020, 384 p.