Western Plainchant in the First Millennium
Chapel Hill, January 1999
WESTERN PLAINCHANT IN THE FIRST MILLENNIUM: STUDIES OF THE MEDIEVAL LITURGY AND ITS MUSIC IN HONOR OF JAMES W. MCKINNON University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Wilson Library Friday, Saturday and Sunday January 15 -- 17, 1999 PROGRAM: Session I, Friday January 15 (2:00 - 5:00): The Formation of the Liturgy and its Music David G. Hughes (chair): "From the Advent Project to the Late Middle Ages: Some Issues of Transmission" Thomas Talley: "Afterthoughts on The Origins of the Liturgical Year" Joseph Dyer: "The Music of Monasticism" Peter Jeffery: "Monastic Reading and the Emerging Roman Chant Repertory" Session II, Saturday January 16 (9:00 - 12:00): Cantus et Ratio (Theory, Chant, and Notation) Charles Atkinson (chair): "Glosses on Music and Grammar and the Advent of Music Writing in the West" László Dobszay: [title forthcoming] Edward Nowacki: "Reading the Melodies of the Old Roman Mass Proper: A Defense" Michel Huglo: "The Harmonics Diagrams Interpolated in the Musica Isidori" Session III, Saturday January 16 (2:00 - 5:00): Carolingian and Post-Carolingian Chant I Thomas Kelly (chair): "Modal Melismas at Sens" Kenneth Levy: "An Ante-Evangelium Reclaimed" Alejandro Planchart: "The Geography of Martinmas" David Hiley: "Patterns of Transmission in Early Chant Sources for the Office: The Sanctorale" Session IV, Sunday January 17 (9:00 - 12:00): Carolingian and Post-Carolingian Chant II Ruth Steiner (chair): "Communions with Multiple Melodies: An Overview of Some Recent Research" Calvin Bower: [title forthcoming] Richard Crocker: "Singing the Nuance" Raleigh-Durham International Airport is approximately 25 minutes from Chapel Hill. The Carolina Inn (+1-919-933-2001) provides comfortable and reasonable accommodation, and is a three minute walk from Wilson Library. Other nearby hotels include the Siena (+1-919-929-0918); the Sheraton (+1-919-968-4900); and the University Inn (+1-919-932-3000). Please email questions to Brad Maiani (firstname.lastname@example.org), or call +1-(919) 962-3475 (voice); +1-(919) 962-3376 (fax).