Symposiums, study days, seminars, publications, performance practices : the CMBV Research Department is a musicology lab, working in partnership with the CESR and the CNRS.
The CMBV Research Department comprises the CESR research project (UMR 7323, CNRS).
It explores all aspects of 17th and 18th century French music (from a historical, sociological & artistic point of view) as well as performance practices. It runs national and international research programmes and hosts students, graduates and researchers from around the world.
It produces numerous publications (musical scores, monographs, studies, databases, etc.) and runs symposiums, seminars and study days. It aims to combine theory and practice, with a cross-discipline approach encompassing history, literature, history of art and the performing arts.
The work at the CMBV Research Department includes:
- Fundamental research involving symposiums and scientific publications;
- Advanced research into musical practices, in conjunction with musicians;
- Heritage music publications;
- Provision of expertise to music ensembles.