Dr. Kateryna Schöning

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Projects

Current research projects:

FWF-Projekt (Elise Richter): Soloistic Instrumental Music in the Central European Cultural Region (ca. 1500 – ca. 1550): Instrumental Practice and Humanistic Contexts, University Vienna, Department of Musicology, postdoc-position, head of project (2019 – 2024). FWF-Webpage

Research focus: instrumental music and humanistic literature, instrumental music and humanistic education, loci communes practices and improvisation, poetic and socio-cultural spaces of instrumental music.

Finished research projects: 

FWF-Project (Lise Meitner): 16th-Century Soloistic Instrumental Music in the South German Cultural Region, University Vienna, Department of Musicology, postdoc-position, head of project (2016-2019). FWF-Webpage

Research focus: Sketches and reconstructions of instrumental music from the manuscripts of the South German region, genuine instrumental composition in the context of the media change (manuscript - print), practical-didactic contexts.

Project of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: An unknown tablature from the collection of Carl Ferdinand Becker (1804-1877): two urban musical cultures in dialogue, Institute of Musicology, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig, Germany, postdoc-position, head of project (1.10.2018 – 31.12.2018)

Research focus: Keyboard tablatures in Central Germany around 1550: tradition, paleography and function; the reception instrumental music of 16th century in the 19th century (Becker).

Project of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: Instrumental Genres from the 14th to the 16th-Centuries: Improvisation - Style – Genre, Hochschule für Musik und Theater „Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy“ Leipzig, Germany, postdoc-position, head of project (1.10.2008 – 30.9.2010)

Research focus: Concepts of style and genre in the reception of music before 1600, analytical methods.

Finished teaching projects:

Music in the East, Duration: Summer Semester 2014 - summer semester 2015, Institute of Musicology, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig, Germany (conception and realisation)


Music of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance Today, Duration: winter semester 2004/2005 - summer semester 2006, State I.-P.-Kotljarevski University of Arts, Charkiw, Ukraine (conception and realisation)



Collaborations in finished research projects:


DFG project: History of Science and Politics of the past. Musicology in Research and Teaching in early post-war Germany, Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mannheim, Germany, research staff (2010-2013) DFG-Webpage


Research focus: Methods of musicology at the universities of the former GDR and politics, persons and fates.