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International William Byrd Conference

Duke University, Durham, NC, 17-19 November 2005

Conference website (please visit the website for practical details of venue,
transport etc):


Thursday 17 November
Session 1   

9:00 		Coffee and registration 
9:15 		Introductory remarks 

9:30-10:15 	Philip Taylor 
  From conjecture to hypothesis: Byrd, the Pastons and their 'Mass-centre'

10:15-11:00   	Samuel Schmitt 
  Beyond Byrd: The Paston Manuscripts as a Window on the English Recusant

11:00-11:30 	Break 

11:30-12:15 	Rebecca Redmann 
  Byrd, the Catholics and the Consort Song: The Hearing Continued 

12:15-1:00 	Kerry McCarthy 
  Revisiting the 1575 Tallis-Byrd Cantiones 

1:00-2:30 	Lunch 
Session 2   

2:30-3:15 	Richard Turbet 
  Changing attitudes: the instability of the Byrd keyboard canon from the
nineteenth century to the present 

3:15-4:00 	Timothy Day 
  The history of Byrd in performance: source materials in the British Library 

4:00-4:30 	Break 

4:30-5:15 	William Mahrt 
  Varieties of Commixtio in Byrds Sacred Music 

5:15-6:00 	Jessie Ann Owens 
  Does Byrd have a lament key? 

6:30-8:30 	Reception 
Friday 18 November   
Session 3   

9:00-9:45 	James MacKay 
  Contrapuntal Design in William Byrd's Imitative Points 

9:45-10:30 	John Milsom 
  Ferrabosco, Byrd, and the crafting of fuga 

10:30-11:00 	Break 

11:00-11:45 	Julian Grimshaw 
  Byrd and the development of fuga in England 

11:45-12:30 	Davitt Moroney 
  Non-imitative imitation in Byrd 

12:30-2:00 Lunch 
Session 4   

2:00-2:45 	Walter Kreyszig 
  William Byrd's My Ladye Nevells Booke (1591): Negotiating between the
stile antico and stile moderno in the Solo Keyboard Repertory 

2:45-3:30 	Oliver Neighbour 
  A newly discovered 16th-century Byrd fragment 

3:30-4:15 	David Crook 
  Byrd's Consort Music Real and Imagined 

4:15-4:45 	Break  

4:45-5:30 	Keynote address: Joseph Kerman 
  William Byrd: Catholic and Careerist 

5:30-6:30 	Light reception 

6:30-8:00 	Recital of Byrd's keyboard music by Davitt Moroney 
Saturday 19 November   
Session 5   

9:00-9:45 	Jason Gersh 
  Rhetorical Commonplaces and Text-Setting Strategies in William Byrd's
1589 Cantiones 

9:45-10:30 	John Harley 
  Byrd and the Word 

10:30-11:00 	Break 

11:00-11:45 	David Trendell 
  Byrd's rhetorical homophony 

11:45-12:30 	Roger Bowers 
  William Byrd at Lincoln (1563-1572): the legacy of an upbringing in the
music of the Latin liturgy 

12:30-2:00 	Lunch 
Session 6   

2:00-2:45  	Richard Rastall 
  The 'Songs and Anglican Church-Music' Project 

2:45-3:30 	Jeremy Smith 
  Is there a Best Text for Byrd's Psalmes, Sonets & songs? 

3:30-4:15 	Peter Bassano 
  Sundrie Songs 
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