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Guillaume de Machaut: Music, Text and Image
Oxford, June/July 2001

Guillaume de Machaut: Music, Text and Image An interdisciplinary conference to be held in All Souls College, Oxford convened by Margaret Bent and Elizabeth Eva Leach provisional programme
Friday June 29th 2.30 - 4 Tony Hunt (St Peter's College, Oxford): Guillaume de Machaut and Fortune Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet (Université de Paris-Sorbonne-Paris IV): Cri, soupir, syncope : le lyrisme de la plainte dans la poésie de Guillaume de Machaut 4.30-6 Lawrence M. Earp (University of Madison-Wisconsin): "Patterns in Play": Texting Practices in Machaut's Music Alison Stones (University of Pittsburgh) The illustrations in the Machaut manuscripts Saturday June 30th 9.00 - 11 Jehoash Hirshberg (Hebrew University, Jerusalem) Machaut's portrayal of the Lady who Guards her Honour - Honte paour Jane Flynn (Independent scholar, Bridlington): Machaut's Honte, paour and De toutes flours compared through the Faenza intabulations Christopher Page (Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge): Machaut and Charlemagne: the heartland of medieval composition 11.30 - 1 Virginia Newes (Independent Scholar, Newton, Massachusetts): Symmetry and Dissymmetry in the Music of the Lay de Bonne Esperance Kevin N. Moll (East Carolina University ) Paradigms of Four-Voice Composition in the Machaut Era David Maw (Oriel College, Oxford): Genre in Machaut's Late Songs 2.30 - 4 Sylvia Huot (Pembroke College, Cambridge): The Aesthetics of Suffering in the Jugement Navarre Ardis Butterfield (University College, London): Machaut and Citationality 4.30-6 Elizabeth Eva Leach (University of Bristol) Narrative lyrics and musical narrative: Notated balades 1-5 Anne Stone ( Queen's College and City University of New York Graduate Center) Poetic voice and music writing in Machaut: Some remarks on B12 and R14 Sunday July 1st 9.00 - 11 Alice V. Clark (Loyola University, New Orleans): Listening to Machaut's Motets Gilles Dulong (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris): What's in a name? a propos du rondeau Cinq, un, treize, huit, neuf (R6) John Andrew Bailey (University of Pennsylvania): Apocalyptic Numerology in Remede de Fortune 11.30 - 1 Karl Kügle (University of Hong Kong): Some observations regarding musico-textual interrelationships in four late rondeaux by Machaut Yolanda Plumley (University College, Cork)The Marriage of Words and Music: Musique Naturele and Musique Artificiele in Machaut's Sans cuer, dolens (Rondeau 4) 2.30 - 4 Thomas Brown (The London Goodenough Trust): Machaut's motet 3, He Mors/Fine Amours/Quare non sum Mortuus Jacques Boogaart (Utrecht University): The talea as a symbol of the theme in Machaut's motets 4.30-6 Kevin Brownlee (University of Pennsylvania) and Margaret Bent (All Souls College, Oxford): Text and music in motet 10, Hareu! hareu! le feu, le feu, le feu/ Helas! ou sera pris confors/ Obediens usque ad mortem ================ Support from the British Academy and from the Music departments of the Universities of Oxford and Bristol and from All Souls College is gratefully acknowledged. Registration will be limited by space, so please indicate if you wish to come, by Email to, and I will confirm in order of receipt of applications. We are asking a registration fee (from those not on the programme) towards the costs of tea, coffee etc. To keep arrangements simple, there will be just two levels of charge, £15; or if you are a student or senior citizen, or will be attending only on one day, you may pay £10. This should be paid on arrival at the conference, preferably in cash. Hotels and bed and breakfast establishments in Oxford (from £21 up) can be located on the web at Limited cheap central Oxford accommodation is available at Lincoln College's Mitre rooms from 29 June: B&B £26.25 single, £48.50 double. Phone +44-(0)1865 279821.