ORCID id: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8340-1082
- PhD in Musicology
- MA of French language and literature
- Assistant Professor
- General editor of the music series Monumenta artis musicæ Sloveniæ & Supplementa
- Member of the editorial board of the journal De musica disserenda
- Member of the RISM Working group of Slovenia
- Member of the RILM National Committee of Slovenia
- 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
Research area: Baroque music of the Slovenian lands, early Baroque sacred monody, Italian opera and music migrations in the period from the late sixteenth to the early nineteenth century, musical repertoire of the littoral towns of Slovenia to the nineteenth century, music works of I. Posch and G. Puliti, music iconography.
Research Interests: The musical heritage of Slovenia from the late sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries. She has specialized 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.
Other Engagements: Since her engagement at the Scientific Research Centre in 1992 she was a member or a chair of a number of expert committees:
Member of the Slovenian Musicological Society (from 1992), President of the Coordination committee of the Historical Seminar of the Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (1998–2010), Member of the Scientific Committee of the Insitute of Musicology (since 2000), 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). Since 2018 she is the leader of the national research programme Researches in the History of Music in Slovenia (ARRS, P6-0004).
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. http://bit.ly/32R5dAf
- Monumenta artis musicae Sloveniae, vol. 57: Glasba v Kopru v 17. stoletju = Music in seventeenth-century Koper. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU, 2012. http://bit.ly/2uRZo9e
- 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. http://bit.ly/3cq4WbZ
- 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. http://bit.ly/39kF2nU
- Isaac Posch “diditus Eois Hesperiisque plagis – praised in the lands of Dawn and Sunset”. Frankfurt am Main: P. Lang, 2009. https://www.peterlang.com/view/title/51316
5 most relevant articles/chapters in the last 5 years (2016–2021):
- The Graz 1740 pasticcio Amor, odio e pentimento. A special case or Mingottis's common practice?. In: Operatic pasticcios in 18th-Century Europe. Contexts, materials and aesthetics, ed. by Berthold Over, Gesa zur Nieden (Mainz Historical Cultural Sciences, 45), 507–525. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2021. doi: 10.14361/9783839448854-024
- The Ljubljana singer and virtuoso pianist Francesco Pollini and the two key women of his youth. In: Glazba, migracije i europska kultura: svečani zbornik za Vjeru Katalinić = Music, migration and European culture : essays in honour of Vjera Katalinić, ed. by Ivana Cavallini, Jolanta Guzy-Pasiakowa, Harry White (Muzikološki zbornici, 22), 501–518. Zagreb: Hrvatsko muzikološko društvo, 2020. https://bit.ly/35pMj93.
- Andrea Bernasconi's earliest operatic music on its way north of the Alps. Musicologica Brunensia, 53 Suppl. (2018): 207–226 (doi: 10.5817/MB2018-S-14.) http://bit.ly/2TBhR2b
- 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.
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. http://bit.ly/2Ikpapv
- 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. http://bit.ly/38dmKDO
- 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.
The mobility of musicians and musical idioms in the Slovene Lands from the 16th until 19th century (temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. january 2000 - 30. june 2002)
Musical sources of the 16th to the 18th centuries with special attention to the archives in the Slovenian region of Primorska (temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. july 2001 - 30. june 2004)
The music of religious orders on the Slovenian territory from the 16th century to their abolition (temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. january 2003 - 31. december 2005)
Ecclesiastical music funds of the Slovenian coastal towns (temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. july 2007 - 30. june 2010)
Aesthetics behind the concert life of Ljubljana in the 19th century: 1794-1872 (temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. may 2009 - 30. april 2012)
Didactic manuals and music education in the 18th century (temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. may 2009 - 30. april 2012)
Slovenian musical works after 1918 (temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. july 2011 - 30. june 2014)
Old traditions in new vestments: Musical and textual reworkings in the performing practices of liturgical music (temeljni_raziskovalni • 01. july 2019 - 30. june 2022)
Researches in the history of music in Slovenia (research programme • 01. january 2009 - 31. december 2014)
Music migrations in the early modern age: the meeting of the European East, West and South (01. september 2013 - 31. august 2016)
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.