International Conference

New Directions in Josquin Scholarship
Princeton University, 29-31 October 1999



Conference Program




NB: all events at Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall, unless indicated otherwise.

DAY 1 (29 October 1999)
 
12:00-1:00 Keynote Address
In Quest of Parnassus: Josquin and the Cultural Politics of Musical Genius
Paula Higgins (University of Notre Dame)
 
 
1:00-3:00 Session I: Historical Perceptions of Josquin
 
Characterising Josquin: Style-criticism, Historical Memory, and the Rhetoric of Praise and Blame
Philip Weller (University of Nottingham)
 
"And Josquin Laughed . . .": Josquin and the Composer's Anecdote in the Sixteenth Century
Rob C. Wegman (Princeton University)

Chansons from un siècle plus heureux
Kate van Orden (University of California, Berkeley)

From Humanism to Enlightenment: Reinventing Josquin
Andrew Kirkman (Rutgers University)
 
 
4:00-6:00 Session II: Hearing Josquin / Marketing Josquin
 
Authenticity, Attribution, and Aural Transmission: Josquin's Motets in Sixteenth-Century Germany
Susan Jackson (University of Texas at Austin)
 
Major and Minor Sonorities and Harmonic Affect in Josquin's Sacred Polyphony
Timothy R. McKinney (University of Texas at Arlington)
 
Mysteries of the Ave Maria . . . virgo serena
Joshua Rifkin (Cambridge, Mass.)
 
Josquin the Businessman
John Kmetz (Arthur Andersen, LLP, New York)
 
 
 
DAY 2 (30 October 1999)
 
9:00-10:30 Session III: Reading Josquin
 
The 'Hope of Exiles': A Reception History of Magnus es tu Domine
Cristle Collins Judd (University of Pennsylvania)
 
From Editor to Performer: The Reception of Motets Attributed to Josquin in the Novum et insigne opus musicum (1537-38)
Royston Gustavson (Melbourne Business School)
 
The Herdringen Scores
David Fallows (University of Manchester)
 
 
11:00-1:00 Session IV: Emulating and Recomposing Josquin
 
La Rue, Josquin, and Musical Reputation in the Fifteenth Century
Honey Meconi (Rice University)
 
Josquin as Authority in Masses by Morales
Alison McFarland (Louisiana State University)
 
A Reappraisal of the Sixteenth-Century Musical Complex Founded on Josquin's Setting of Benedicta es
David Kidger (Oakland University)
 
Josquin et l'art de la citation : Proposition d'un modèle théorique
Philippe Vendrix (Centre d'Études Supérieures de la Renaissance)
 
 
2:00-3:30 Session V: Workshop on Performance Practice

Featuring
The Binchois Consort
Organized by Andrew Kirkman (Rutgers University)
 
 
4:00-5:00 Session VI: Humanism, Rhetoric, and Music
 
Music, Languages, and Theology in Early Sixteenth-Century Louvain
Sean Gallagher (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
 
Sic ego te diligebam: Josquin's Musical Rhetoric and the Homoerotics of Humanism
Todd Borgerding (SUNY at Stony Brook
 

8:00-10:00 Concert

The Binchois Consort, directed by Andrew Kirkman, perform music by Josquin and contemporaries in Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall
 
 
 
DAY 3 (31 October 1999)
 
9:00-10:30 Session VII: Contemporary Perceptions of Josquin's Canon and Style (1)
 
Ave festiva ferculis and Josquin's Spanish Reputation
Kenneth Kreitner (University of Memphis)
 
Josquin's Five-Part Salve regina and Marian Devotions in Spain
Grayson Wagstaff (University of Alabama)
 
A Motet by Josquin (?), A Chanson by Gombert, and Some Related Works: A Case Study in Contrafacta and Parody
Martin Picker (Rutgers University)
 
 
11:00-1:00 Session VIII: Contemporary Perceptions of Josquin's Canon and Style (2)
 
Perceived Authenticities: A Defense of Misattributions to Josquin in Hans Ott's Novum et insigne opus musicum
Stephanie P. Schlagel (University of Cincinnati)
 
Conflicting Attributions for De profundis: Josquin and Champion
Patrick Macey (Eastman School of Music)
 
Forgotten Works
Louise Litterick (Mount Holyoke College)
 
 
2:30-4:00 Session IX: Critical and Analytic Approaches

Music, Matrimony, and Ile fantazies de Joskin
Michael Long (SUNY at Buffalo)

Consola la mi la canentes: Josquin's Illibata Dei virgo nutrix and "Singers' Motets"
Robert E. Palmer (Rutgers University)

Mourning Beyond Measure? Regarding Josquin's Conception of Nymphes des bois
Jaap van Benthem (Utrecht University)