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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"


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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
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questions to Brad Maiani (bradm@email.unc.edu), or call +1-(919) 962-3475
(voice); +1-(919) 962-3376 (fax).