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"… cantus ecclesiasticus ut ornaret …: Polyphony for the Proper of the Mass in Late Middle Ages and Renaissance"

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Conference: "… cantus ecclesiasticus ut ornaret …: Polyphony for the Proper of the Mass in Late Middle Ages and Renaissance"

Leuven, 16-18 January, 2009, Faculteit Letteren, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)

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Keynote address:

Reinhard Strohm (University of Oxford), “Mass-Propers: Music and Ritual Poetry”

Individual papers (in alphabetical order):

Anthony Cummings (Lafayette University), “Isaac, the Choralis Constantinus, and the Motet”

Barbara Eichner (Goldsmiths College, University of London), “Getting Proper-ly Started: Music in the Benedictine Abbey of Neresheim”

Manuel Ferreira and João Pedro d’Alvarenga (Universidade Nova de Lisboa), “The Liber introitus of Miguel da Fonseca, and a possie improvisatory model”

Stefan Gasch (University of Vienna), “Beyond Munich: Ludwig Senfl’s Propers in Prints and Manuscripts”

Adam Knight Gilbert (University of Southern California), “Silver and Gold: Pseudo-Mensuration Canon in Isaac's Missa Argentum et aurum and ‘Tu es petrus’”

Royston Gustavson (Australian National University), “Commercialising the Choralis Constantinus: The printing and publishing of the first edition (1550–1555)”

Jürgen Heidrich (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster), „Zu den Proprienvertonungen in den Jenaer Chorbüchern“

Franz Körndle (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena), “Das Alternatim beim Proprium im 16. Jahrhundert”

Agnieszka Leszczyńska (University of Warsaw), “Polyphonic Mass Propers from the Braunsberg Jesuit Collegium and their Local Context”

Walter Kreyszig (University of Saskatchewan and Centre for Canadian Studies, University of Vienna), “The Impact of Heinrich Isaac’s Choralis Constantinus (1509) on Polyphonic Settings of the Proper Cycle in Manuscript and Early Print During the First Half of the Sixteenth Century: The Missa De resurrectione in the Jena Chorbuch 35 (ca. 1500-1520) and in the Lyons Contrapunctus (1528)”

Christian Leitmeir (University of Wales, Bangor), title t.b.c.

Jeremy Llewellyn (Schola Cantorum, Basel), “Four Times Sancti spiritus assit nobis gratia: Notker’s Whitsun Sequence in the Early Sixteenth Century”

Mattias Lundberg (Music Library of Sweden), “Items from the Proper of the Mass in Lutheran Liturgies of the Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries and their Standing in Relation to Chorale Paraphrases, Sprüche and Coronæ”

William Mahrt (Stanford University), “The Choralis Constantinus and the Organ”

Kerry McCarthy (Duke University), “Byrd and the Mass-Proper Tradition”

Bernadette Nelson (Universidade Nova de Lisboa), “The Leiria fragments: Vestiges of Northern Polyphony in Portugal”

Tobias Rimek (Bach-Archiv, Leipzig), “Mehrstimmige Messproprien in den Chorbüchern der Benediktinerabtei St. Ulrich & Afra zu Augsburg zwischen 1560 und 1630”

David Rothenberg (Case Western University), “Isaac’s Unfinished Imperial Cycle: A New Hypothesis”

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