Call for Papers: The Restoration of Gregorian Chant (Oct 30-Nov 1, 2023) at Saint-Wandrille Abbey
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    Call for Papers

    The Restoration of Gregorian Chant
    A Tribute to Dom Joseph Pothier (1835–1923)

    To mark the centenary of the death of Dom Joseph Pothier (1835–1923) and the 140 th
    anniversary of the publication of the Liber Gradualis (1883), the Association
    Musicologie Médiévale and Saint-Wandrille Abbey invite you to submit papers for a
    conference to be held from October 30 to November 1, 2023, at Saint-Wandrille
    Abbey (Normandy), titled The Restoration of Gregorian Chant—A Tribute to Dom
    Joseph Pothier (1835–1923)

    Paper proposals may focus—in particular, but not exclusively—on the work of Dom
    Pothier. Proposals on the restoration of Gregorian chant from its earliest
    manifestations up to the present day, the socio-political components of this movement
    as they came to light in the 19 th and early 20 th centuries will also be accepted. Musical
    palaeography and Gregorian chant performance practises are also welcome topics.
    Papers (in English or French) must last a maximum of 20 minutes, followed by a 10-
    minute discussion period.

    The deadline for submitting paper proposals is March 15, 2023.

    Please include in your submission, which can be in English or French, an abstract
    (MSWord or PDF file) of no more than 250 words and a biographical note of no more
    than 150 words, indicating any institutional affiliation. Please send these documents
    to musicologie.medievale@gmail.com

    The Conference Paper Review Committee is made up of Juan Carlos Asensio (Escola
    Superior de Música de Catalunya), Dominique Crochu (Musicologie médiévale),
    Katharine Ellis (University of Cambridge), Jean-Pierre Noiseux (independent scholar,
    Montreal) and Frédéric Peruta, o.s.b. (Saint-Wandrille Abbey).

    Coordinator: Dominique Gatté (Musicologie Médiévale)
    Thanked by 1M. Jackson Osborn