Agnese_revAgnese Pavanello studied Musicology at the universities of Pavia, Regensburg, Freiburg im Br., and Basel, and at the University of Fribourg, where she was awarded a Ph.D. in musicology. After working as a musicological assistant at the Universities of Salzburg and Vienna (Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst) and publishing articles, editions of instrumental music (Corelli, Tartini, Locatelli, Bonporti) and a book about Roman ‘concerti grossi’, she has been a member of staff for The Gaspar van Weerbeke Edition and editor of Gaspar van Weerbeke’s masses and motets. Since 2012 she is working in the Research Department of the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basel (Musik-Akademie Basel / Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz) with teaching and research assignments.



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Daniele V. Filippi obtained his Ph.D. in musicology in 2004 (Pavia/Cremona). After working in the book-publishing industry (Adelphi, Milan), in 2012–2014 he has been a fellow at the Jesuit Institute of Boston College. Since 2014 he is an SNF research fellow at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. Among his recent publications are “‘Audire missam non est verba missae intelligere…’: The Low Mass and the Motetti missales in Sforza Milan” (Journal of the Alamire Foundation 9/1, 2017), a guest-edited special issue of the Journal of Jesuit Studies (“Their Sound Hath Gone Forth into all the Earth”: Music and Sound in the Ministries of Early Modern Jesuits, 3/3, 2016), and the book Listening to Early Modern Catholicism: Perspectives from Musicology (co-edited with Michael Noone, Leiden, Brill, 2017). For further information, see and



blog_cristina_+75Cristina Cassia graduated in Classical Literature from the University of Milan (2002) and in Musicology from the University of Pavia/Cremona (2011), having earned in the meantime her diplomas in piano and organ from the conservatories of Mantua and Venise. After joining the musicological team “Ricercar”, at the Centre d’Études Supérieures de la Renaissance (CESR) in Tours (2010-2013), she obtained a Ph.D. scholarship from the Belgian “Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique” (FNRS) and she earned a Ph.D. in Musicology in co-tutorship between the CESR and the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). Since January 2018 she has been part of the research team “Polifonia Sforzesca” at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.



rolf_blogRolf Wissmann studied Musicology, History and German Literature in Zurich (BA). After an internship at the Reger Werkausgabe in Karlsruhe he graduated in Musicology from the University of Vienna (2017). His master thesis consists in a digital edition of selected works of the Viennese court composer Wenzel Raimund Birck (1718-1763).  His research interests include Digital Musicology and particularly digital music edition and encoding. He participated in several summer schools to improve his skills in the implementation of digital methods in the humanities. Since January 2018 he is a member of the research project “Polifonia Sforzesca” and especially responsible for the conception and design of the new research portal.