Medieval Latin Song Conference

Medieval Latin Song from c. 800 to c. 1200

Saturday 2 July 2016, 9am-5pm; concert from 7:30-9pm, pre-concert talk from 7pm

Venue: Old Library, Pembroke College, Cambridge, CB2 1RF

Organized by Dr Sam Barrett (University of Cambridge)

This one-day interdisciplinary conference is dedicated to Latin song not routinely performed in the liturgy from the Carolingian era through to the New Song repertories recorded from c. 1100 onwards. The opening address is to be given by Professor C. Stephen Jaeger and the concluding paper by Professor David Ganz. Invited papers will be given by scholars of medieval music based at the Universities of Cambridge and Würzburg, including Professor Susan Rankin, Dr Sam Barrett, Dr Elaine Stratton Hild, Dr David Catalunya and Dr Konstantin Voigt. For a full list of papers, see https://performinglostsongs.wordpress.com/conference/programme/

In the evening from 7:30pm, a concert of recently reconstructed songs from Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy will be given by Benjamin Bagby, Hanna Marti and Norbert Rodenkirchen. A pre-concert talk on the processes of reconstruction will by given by Dr Sam Barrett at 7pm.

Registration for the conference is £20 (£10 for concessions, £5 for students). Please use the booking form:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/medieval-latin-song-from-c-800-to-c-1200-tickets-25676226284

Tickets for the evening concert (£20, £15 for concessions, £5 for students) may be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-consolation-of-song-tickets-25599998284 Those attending the conference who are not students may purchase tickets at the concessionary price.

For further information, please contact: Dr Sam Barrett, sjb59@cam.ac.uk

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