The symposium features twenty scholarly papers, which are to be discussed by authors and auditors in six plenary discussion sessions. The papers are not formally read out, but are made available to participants in a conference packet. During the sessions the focus is entirely on discussion.
Shai Burstyn (Tel Aviv University) Pre-1600 Music Listening: Some Methodological Issues
Peter M. Lefferts (University of Nebraska, Lincoln) Hearing is More Important Than Seeing: Eye and Ear in the Regule of Robert de Handlo
Sarah Fuller (SUNY at Stony Brook) `Delectabatur in hoc auris': Some Fourteenth-Century Perspectives on Aural Perception
Rob C. Wegman (Princeton University) `Outward' Perception and `Inward' Understanding: Johannes Tinctoris on Listening and the Phenomenon of Music
Upton (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) The Listener at Court:
Late Fourteenth-Century Chansons and the Construction of Chivalric Identity
Sean Gallagher (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) What the Paduans Heard: Ciconia, Zabarella, and the Fortuna Patavorum
Keith Polk (University of New Hampshire) `Bonnes choses a ouÿr': Instrumental Ensemble Fantasias and Educated Listening in the Fifteenth Century
(Cary, North Carolina) Song and the Art of Dying
Grayson Wagstaff (Virginia Commonwealth University) Music for the Dead and the Control of Ritual Behavior in Spain, 1450-1550
(University of New Hampshire) What Did Renaissance Musicians Hear?
Timothy R. McKinney (University of Texas, Arlington) Hearing in the Sixth Sense
Judd (University of Pennsylvania)
`Silent Listening', Musical Commonplace Books, and Writing Theory: The Examples of the Dodecachordon
Harold Powers (Princeton University) The Lydian Mode: Gregor Meyer Reads Glarean
(University of Pennsylvania) Listening as Spiritual Combat in Counter Reformation
Todd Borgerding (Colby College) Preachers, Pronunciation, and Music: Towards an Understanding of Rhetoric and Vocal Polyphony
Richard Freedman (Haverford College) `Divins accords': The Lassus Chansons and their Protestant Listeners of the Late Sixteenth Century
Paul Wiebe (University of Michigan) Music, The Emblematic, and `The Mystery of Holy Matrimony'
Austern (Folger Shakespeare Library) `All Eares With Silent Rapture
Charme': Performance, Audition and Erotic Disorders in Early Modern Europe
Louise K. Stein (University of Michigan) Eros, Erato, Terpsíchore and the Hearing of Music in Early Modern Spain
Kate van Orden (University of California, Berkeley) An Erotic Metaphysics of Hearing in Early Modern France