Registration Open | Johannes Tinctoris and Music Theory in the Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance

9-10 October 2014

Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, University of London

Registration for this two-day conference is now open. The conference programme is available at music.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences, as is a link to the online booking facility. Full delegate fees are £90, while a reduced rate of £50 is available to students and the unwaged. The deadline for booking is Thursday 2 October 2014, but early registration would be welcomed in order for us to gauge numbers.

This conference brings together an international group of scholars to discuss a rich variety of topics relating to Johannes Tinctoris, including his modal and contrapuntal theories, the intellectual and literary background to his writing, and the materiality and political context of the manuscript sources of his works. The Keynote Speaker will be Dr Stefano Mengozzi (University of Michigan), who will speak on ‘Johannes Tinctoris, Rhetoric, and the Nature of Music-Theoretical Knowledge’. A special, extended session will explore issues surrounding super librum practice and instrumental duo performance, including live demonstrations. The conference also features a recital of Tinctoris’s vocal polyphony by the ensemble Il Suono (www.ilsuono.co.uk).

This conference marks the culmination of the first phase of the research project ‘The Complete Theoretical Works of Johannes Tinctoris: A New Digital Edition’ (2011-14), which has been generously funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and hosted by Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University. The edition, as well as further information about the project, is ongoing at:

www.earlymusictheory.org/Tinctoris

Project Team and Programme Committee:
Professor Ronald Woodley: Principal Investigator
Dr Jeffrey J. Dean: Senior Researcher
David Lewis: Researcher
Christian Goursaud: PhD Student

CFP Extended: Johannes Tinctoris and Music Theory in the Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance

Call for Papers: Deadline Extended to Friday 30 May 2014

Johannes Tinctoris and Music Theory in the Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance

9–10 October 2014

Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, University of London

Keynote Speaker: Dr Stefano Mengozzi (University of Michigan), ‘Johannes Tinctoris, the Ambiguity of Language, and the Nature of Music-Theoretical Knowledge’

Birmingham Conservatoire, in association with the Institute of Musical Research, invites proposals for individual 20-minute papers (to be followed by 10 minutes of discussion) for inclusion in this two-day conference. Papers may either directly address Tinctoris’s own theoretical writings, musical compositions, biography, and their cultural, historical and intellectual contexts, or deal with broader approaches to music theory, its status and function in the late Middle Ages and early Renaissance. We are also interested in proposals relating to technologies of presentation for modern readers, and relationships between medieval music theory and other aspects of musical analysis and criticism.

Proposals should consist of a title, an abstract of up to 250 words and a biographical note of no more than 150 words; they should be sent to ronald.woodley@bcu.ac.uk by Friday 30 May 2014.

It is anticipated that delegate fees will be waived for speakers, though it is unlikely that other travel and accommodation costs can be supported.

This conference marks the culmination of the first phase of the research project ‘The Complete Theoretical Works of Johannes Tinctoris: A New Digital Edition’ (2011–14), which has been generously funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and hosted by Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University. The edition, as well as further information about the project, is ongoing at:

www.earlymusictheory.org/Tinctoris

Information regarding booking for delegates will be circulated in June–July 2014.

Project Team and Programme Committee:
Professor Ronald Woodley: Principal Investigator
Dr Jeffrey J. Dean: Senior Researcher
David Lewis: Researcher
Christian Goursaud: PhD Student

 

Call for Papers: Johannes Tinctoris and Music Theory in the Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance

Johannes Tinctoris and Music Theory in the Late Middle Ages
and Early Renaissance

9–10 October 2014

Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, University of London

Keynote Speaker: Dr Stefano Mengozzi (University of Michigan), ‘Johannes Tinctoris, the Ambiguity of Language, and the Nature of Music-Theoretical Knowledge’

Call for Papers

Birmingham Conservatoire, in association with the Institute of Musical Research, invites proposals for individual 20-minute papers (to be followed by 10 minutes of discussion) for inclusion in this two-day conference. Papers may either directly address Tinctoris’s own theoretical writings, musical compositions, biography, and their cultural, historical and intellectual contexts, or deal with broader approaches to music theory, its status and function in the late Middle Ages and early Renaissance. We are also interested in proposals relating to technologies of presentation for modern readers, and relationships between medieval music theory and other aspects of musical analysis and criticism.

Proposals should consist of a title, an abstract of up to 250 words and a biographical note of no more than 150 words; they should be sent to ronald.woodley@bcu.ac.uk by Thursday 1 May 2014.

It is anticipated that delegate fees will be waived for speakers, though it is unlikely that other travel and accommodation costs can be supported.

This conference marks the culmination of the first phase of the research project ‘The Complete Theoretical Works of Johannes Tinctoris: A New Digital Edition’ (2011–14), which has been generously funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and hosted by Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University. The edition, as well as further information about the project, is ongoing at:

www.earlymusictheory.org/Tinctoris

Information regarding booking for delegates will be circulated in May–June 2014.

Project Team and Programme Committee:

Professor Ronald Woodley: Principal Investigator
Dr Jeffrey J. Dean: Senior Researcher
David Lewis: Researcher
Christian Goursaud: PhD Student