Department of Music

Josquin and his Models: The Emergence of Pervasive Imitation
Montréal, June 2003

Josquin and his Models:
The Emergence of Pervasive Imitation
June 6-8, 2003: Faculty of Music, McGill University, Montreal
Conference organized by Julie Cumming and Peter Schubert
Supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
and the McGill Faculty of Music

Open to all: No fee for registration

Friday, June 6
Welcoming dinner for participants, 8PM

Saturday, June 7
10:00-11:00 Coffee and Donuts in Redpath Hall

11:00 Concert, Josquin and his Models, Redpath Hall
Music by Josquin, Compere, Ockeghem, Faugues, Busnoys, and Martini, 
performed by VivaVoce, a chamber choir conducted by Peter Schubert
The concert will include pieces discussed by the presenters, who will work 
with the performers during the concert

1-2 pm Informal Lunch

2-5:30 Afternoon sessions: East Lounge, Strathcona Music Building (next to 
Pollack Hall)

2:00-3:30 Session 1

Kevin Moll (East Carolina University School of Music, Greenville, North
Carolina): "Navigating Notational Indeterminacy in Franco-Flemish
Polyphony of the Fifteenth Century: Some Methodological Ruminations on the
Question of Partial Signatures"

Murray Steib (Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana): "Josquin des Prez 
and Johannes Martini: A Case of Mutual Influence?"

4:00-5:30 Session 2

Mary Natvig (Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio): 
"Investigating imitation in the 15th-century Mass Ordinary"

David Fallows (University of Manchester, UK): Keynote address

6:00-9:00 pm: dinner for participants

Sunday, June 8

9:30-12:00 Session 3: C-209, Clara Lichtenstein Recital Hall, Strathcona
Music Building

Marie-Maude Goulet (McGill University): "Repetition in Compere's Missa in
Nativitate DNJC"

Ross Duffin (Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio): "Improvisation and
Josquin's Stabat mater"

Julie Cumming (McGill University): "From Variety to Repetition: The
Origins of Pervasive Imitation"

Contact information:

Julie Cumming,; 
+1-514/398-4535 x0542

Peter Schubert,; 
+1-514/398-4535 x00292

If you are thinking of coming, please let us know, so that we have enough

Accommodation. The following hotels have a reduced rate for people
associated with McGill. Just mention McGill when you make your
reservation.  The Delta and the Holiday Inn are directly across the street
from the Faculty of Music; the others are also close by.

Ritz-Carlton Montreal

1228 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, QC H3G 1H6
Tel.: +1-514-842-4212 / 1-800-363-0366
Fax: +1-514-842-4907

Delta Montreal

475 President Kennedy Avenue
Montreal, QC H3A 1J7
Tel.: +1-514-286-1986 / 1-877-286-1986
Fax: +1-514-284-4342

Holiday Inn

420 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, QC H3A 1B4
Tel.: +1-514-842-6111 / 1-800-387-3042
Fax: +1-514-842-9381

Chateau Versailles and Hotel Versailles

1659 Sherbrooke St. West (north side)
1808 Sherbrooke St. West (south side)
Montreal, QC H3A 1B4
Tel.: +1-514-933-8111 / 1-888-933-8111
Fax: +1-514-933-6967

Marriott Residence Inn Montreal

2045 Peel St.
Montreal, QC H3A 1T6
Tel.: +1-514-982-6064 / 1-888-999-9494 CDN / 1-800-331-3131 US
Fax: +1-514-844-8361