Musical Manuscripts and their Legacies: A Symposium in Honour of Jane Morlet Hardie.
14 June 2013, 9.30am to 5pm.
Venue: Fisher Library (Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney)
Convenors: Dr Alan Maddox and A/Prof Kathleen Nelson, Musicology Unit, Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Manuscripts of different sorts and from different parts of Europe (ca. 1450 to ca. 1750) offer their students a great and varied legacy of musical knowledge and inspiration. Symposium papers will present a range of examples of that legacy, speakers presenting results of research into or connected with musical manuscripts of a variety of types.
Professor Maricarmen Gómez (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona),
A Medieval Tradition in the 21st Century: The Case of the Song of the Sibyl
Dr Jane Morlet Hardie FAHA (MEMC, University of Sydney)
Decorative Traditions in Spanish Cantorales of the Long Sixteenth Century: Juan de Yciar and Some Manuscripts from the Sydney University Collection
Prof John Griffiths FAHA (Monash University and University of Melbourne), The Changing Sound of the Vihuela
Dr Samantha Owens FAHA (University of Queensland), John Sigismond Cousser’s ‘collection of fine music’: Evidence of a pan-European repertory in London and Dublin, 1704–1727
A/Prof Janice Stockigt FAHA (University of Melbourne), Reformation versus Counter-Reformation: The establishment of a Catholic Cemetery in Dresden 1724
Dr Alan Maddox (Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney), On the trail of F.A. Calegari’s mysterious passion setting of 1718
A/Prof Kathleen Nelson (Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney), Introducing University of Sydney RB Add. MS 376.