Musical Manuscripts and their Legacies: A Symposium in Honour of Jane Morlet Hardie

Musical Manuscripts and their Legacies: A Symposium in Honour of Jane Morlet Hardie.

14 June 2013, 9.30am to 5pm.

Venue: Fisher Library (Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney)

Convenors: Dr Alan Maddox and A/Prof Kathleen Nelson, Musicology Unit, Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Manuscripts of different sorts and from different parts of Europe (ca. 1450 to ca. 1750) offer their students a great and varied legacy of musical knowledge and inspiration. Symposium papers will present a range of examples of that legacy, speakers presenting results of research into or connected with musical manuscripts of a variety of types.


Keynotes papers:

Professor Maricarmen Gómez (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona),

A Medieval Tradition in the 21st Century: The Case of the Song of the Sibyl


Dr Jane Morlet Hardie FAHA (MEMC, University of Sydney)

Decorative Traditions in Spanish Cantorales of the Long Sixteenth Century: Juan de Yciar and Some Manuscripts from the Sydney University Collection


Also speaking:

Prof John Griffiths FAHA (Monash University and University of Melbourne), The Changing Sound of the Vihuela

Dr Samantha Owens FAHA (University of Queensland), John Sigismond Cousser’s ‘collection of fine music’: Evidence of a pan-European repertory in London and Dublin, 1704–1727

A/Prof Janice Stockigt FAHA (University of Melbourne), Reformation versus Counter-Reformation: The establishment of a Catholic Cemetery in Dresden 1724

Dr Alan Maddox (Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney), On the trail of F.A. Calegari’s mysterious passion setting of 1718

A/Prof Kathleen Nelson (Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney), Introducing University of Sydney RB Add. MS 376.


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