Jacques Buus Symposium


Jacques Buus Symposium

August 25, 2010

Antelope, California

Call for Papers

Deadline:  1 July 2010

Proposals are invited for papers on Jacques Buus and the early ricercare.  Presentations are limited to 30 minutes, including discussion.  Papers on related musical topics and the contemporary cultural milieu will be considered as well. 

An abstract of approximately 250 words accompanied by the author’s name, institutional affiliation or city of residence, and postal or email address should be sent electronically or by mail to:  Dr. Lee T. Lovallo, National University, 9320 Tech Center Drive, Sacramento, CA 95826, llovallo@nu.edu, to be received by 1 July 2010.  Please indicate any technical support that may be needed. Abstracts will be acknowledged and notification of acceptance given by 15 July 2010.

Papers will be presented during the afternoon session from 2-6 p.m.  The symposium will conclude with a concert of Buus recercari played on a meantone organ and by a recorder consort, as well as representative choral works by Buus.

The symposium is presented under the auspices of the Center for Cultural and Ethnic Studies at National University, Sacramento.  There is no charge for participation.  Meetings will be held at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 7850 Watt Avenue, Antelope, CA  95843.