- PhD in Musicology
- General editor of the music series Monumenta artis musicæ Sloveniæ & Supplementa
- General editor of the e-series Slovenska glasbena dediščina [Slovenian Music Heritage]
- Member of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Musicology in the function of the Head of the Institute of Musicology
- Chair of the RILM National Committee of Slovenia
Research area: Baroque music of the Slovenian lands, early Baroque sacred monody, seventeenth and eighteenth century Italian opera and music migrations, musical repertoire of the littoral towns of Slovenia to the nineteenth century, music works of I. Posch and G. Puliti.
The musical heritage of Slovenia from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. She has specialised in the dissemination of Italian music in the ex-Inner-Austrian lands (which are today regions of Slovenia and Austria) and is working on the documents concerning Italian operatic productions in Ljubljana in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and mobility of singers, impresarios etc. from Italy through the Slovenian lands towards Austria and Germany.
Since her engagement at the Scientific Research Centre in 1992 she was a member or a chair of a number of expert committees:
President of the Coordination committee of the Historical Seminar of the Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (1998–2010), Chair of the National Committee of Slovenia for RILM (from 2003), responsible for the National Committee of Slovenia for RISM (from 2004), member of the Scientific Committee of the Scientific Research Centre (2004–2008), member of the editorial board of the musicological journal De musica disserenda (from 2005), Vice-President (from 2007) and President (from 2013) of the Slovenian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, general editor of the music series Monumenta artis musicae Sloveniae (from 2008) and member of the Scientific Council for the Humanities of the Slovenian Research Agency (2011–2016). She was a project leader of five national research projects (2000–2012) and principal investigator of the HERA MusMig project (2013–2016).
monographs & critical editions
- Monumenta artis musicae Sloveniae, vol. 60: Giuseppe Arena: Achille in Sciro (1738). Arije Ahila in Dejdameje = Arias for Achilles and Deidamia. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU, 2016.
- Monumenta artis musicae Sloveniae, vol. 57: Glasba v Kopru v 17. stoletju = Music in seventeenth-century Koper. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU, 2012.
- Monumenta artis musicae Sloveniae, vols. 40 & 42: Gabriello Puliti: Sacri concentus, Pungenti dardi spirituali, Lilila convallium, Sacri accenti. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU, 2001–2003.
- Monumenta artis musicae Sloveniae, vols. 30, 31, 35: Isaac Posch, Musicalische Ehrenfreudt, Musicalische Tafelfreudt, Harmonia concertans [=opera omnia]. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU, 1996–2001.
- Isaac Posch “diditus Eois Hesperiisque plagis – praised in the lands of Dawn and Sunset”. Frankfurt am Main: P. Lang, 2009.
5 most relevant articles/chapters in the last 5 years (2012–2017)
- The lasting musical effects of the Italian Grand tours of Ignaz Maria von Attems-Heiligenkreutz (1714-1762) and Thomas Gray (1716-1771). Arti musices 47/1-2 (2016): 79-701.
- Migrations of music repertoire. The Attems music collection from around 1744. In: Musicians' mobilities and music migrations in early modern Europe. Biographical patterns and cultural exchanges, ed. by Gesa zur Nieden and Berthold Over (Mainzer Historische Kulturwissenschaften, 33), 341-377. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2016.
- Echoes of Giovanni Gabrieli’s style in the territories between Koper and Graz in the first quarter of the seventeenth century. In: Giovanni Gabrieli. Transmission and reception of a Venetian musical tradition, ed. by Rodolfo Baroncini, David Bryant and Luigi Collarile (Venetian music studies, 1), 51-67. Turnhout: Brepols, 2016.
- Giuseppe Arena's Achille in Sciro (1738).From Rome to a Styrian private household and finally to public theatre in Graz. In: Glazbene migracije u rano moderno doba. Lljudi, tržišta, obrasci i stilovi = Music migrations in the early modern age. People, markets, patterns and styles, ed. by Vjera Katalinić (Serija Muzikološki zbornici, 18), 247-269. Zagreb: Hrvatsko muzikološko društvo, 2016.
- Who was Antonio Tarsia and from whom did he learn how to compose?. In: Barocco padano 7. Atti del XV Convegno internazionale sulla musica italiana nei secoli XVII-XVIII, Milano, 14-16 luglio 2009, ed. by Alberto Colzani, Andrea Luppi and Maurizio Padoan (Contributi musicologici del Centro Ricerche dell'A.M.I.S., 19), 413-451. Como: A.M.I.S. [i. e.] Antiquae musicae Italicae studiosi, 2012.
5 most relevant earlier articles/chapters
- The Mingotti opera company in Ljubljana in the early 1740s. In: The eighteenth-century Italian opera seria. Metamorphoses of the opera in the imperial age, ed. by Petr Macek and Jana Perutková (Colloquia musicologica Brunensia, 42), 138-163. Praha: KLP - Koniasch Latin Press, 2013.
- Glasbenoteoretični in pedagoški priročniki iz 'dolgega' 18. stoletja na Slovenskem [Music textbooks and instruction manuals of the 'long' eighteen century in Slovenia]. Muzikološki zbornik 47/1 (2011): 49–74.
- Sacred music in Capo d'Istria in the 17th century. In: Barocco padano 4. Atti del XII Convegno internazionale sulla musica italiana nei secoli XVII-XVIII, Brescia, 14-16 Iuglio 2003, ed.by Alberto Colzani, Andrea LUPPI and Maurizio Padoan (Contributi musicologici del Centro Ricerche dell'A.M.I.S., 16), 225-261. Como: A.M.I.S. [i. e.] Antiquae musicae Italicae studiosi, 2006.
- Italian operas in Ljubljana in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. In: Il teatro musicale italiano nel Sacro Romano Impero nei secoli XVII e XVIII. Atti del VII Convegno internazionale sulla musica italiana nei secoli XVII-XVIII = Beiträge zum siebenten internationalen Symposium über die italienische Musik im 17.-18. Jahrhundert, Loveno di Menaggio (Como), 15-17 luglio 1997, ed. by Alberto Colzani (Contributi musicologici del Centro Ricerche dell'A.M.I.S., 12), 263-292. Como: A.M.I.S., 1999.
- Who was Antonio Tarsia and from whom did he learn how to compose?. In: Barocco padano 7. Atti del XV Convegno internazionale sulla musica italiana nei secoli XVII-XVIII, Milano, 14-16 luglio 2009, ed.by Alberto Colzani, Andrea LUPPI and Maurizio Padoan (Contributi musicologici del Centro Ricerche dell'A.M.I.S., 19), 413-451. Como: A.M.I.S. [i. e.] Antiquae musicae Italicae studiosi, 2012.
Researches in the history of music in Slovenia (research program • 2009–2014)Other projects >>
Slovenian musical works after 1918 (fundamental research project • 2011–2014)
Didactic manuals and music education in the 18th century (fundamental research project • 2009–2012)
Aesthetics behind the concert life of Ljubljana in the 19th century: 1794-1872 (fundamental research project • 2009–2012)
Ecclesiastical music funds of the Slovenian coastal towns (fundamental research project • 2007–2010)
The music of religious orders on the Slovenian territory from the 16th c. to their abolition (fundamental research project • 2003–2005)
Dr Metoda Kokole graduated in 1990 at the University of Ljubljana in musicology and French language with literature. In late 1998 she completed her PhD at the University of Ljubljana with a dissertation on the early Baroque composer Isaac Posch. From 1992 she has been employed as a researcher at the Institute of Musicology. In 1994 she won a research grant for a three month period in London (Royal Holloway College) and in 1995 for a month research in Paris (Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles). In January 2001 she was awarded a special prize, the Golden Sign of the ZRC (Scientific Research Centre, Ljubljana), for outstanding research achievements. Since 2003 she has been collaborating as assistant professor at the Universities of Ljubljana and Nova Gorica (since 2014 the Postgraduate School ZRC SAZU). In 2004 she was appointed Head of the Institute of Musicology.