Selected Events

May 2013

Sacramentary-Antiphoners as Sources of Chant and Liturgy in the Carolingian Era: Can We Speak of a “Liturgical Reform?”  International Congress of Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 9-12 May 2013. Sponsored by Episcopus: Society for the Study of Bishops and Secular Clergy in the Middle Ages.


Feb. 27, 2013

How One Overlooked Source Could Change Our Understanding of the Transmission of Gregorian Chant in the Early Middle Ages.  Faculty Scholarship Lunch Series, Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J. Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.


Dec. 18, 2012

Gregorian Chant and the Authority of Rome: The Story of An Overlooked Italian Source ca 850.  Columbia University and "Cantab in NYC" (Cambridge University Alumni Society of New York City).


Dec. 5, 2012

So You Think Gregorian Chants Are Boring?  Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York University and American-Italian Roundtable.  


July 8, 2012

More Roman than “Gregorian,” More Frankish than “Old Roman”: What a Newly Rediscovered Italian Source Reveals about the Roman and Frankish Character of Chant Transmission in the Mid-Ninth Century.  Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music, sponsored by Cantus Planus (International Musicological Society)


May 10, 2012

Teaching Chant as “Popular Music.”  International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.  Session: Pedagogy Roundtable. Chair: William Mahrt. Sponsored by Musicology at Kalamazoo. Based on a course taught at Holy Cross, 2011.


March 15, 2010

When Music was First Written Down: On the Origins of Gregorian Chant in the Early Middle Ages.  Villanova University, Department of Anthropology, invited speaker on Anthropology series: “Looking into Culture.”


Nov. 6, 2010

How One Source Could Change our Understanding of “Chant Transmission”: Monza, Biblioteca Capitolare f. 1/101.  American Musicological Society Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. Session: Liturgical Music.


May 10, 2009

An Overlooked Italian Source of Gregorian Chant From ca. 850. International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 10, 2009. Session: Medieval Music Manuscripts. 


April 4, 2008

Chant Transmission and the Carolingian Liturgical Reforms: How Musicologists Got it Wrong!  Medieval Academy of America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.  Session: Music and Poetry. 


Nov. 1, 2007

The Carolingian Liturgical Reforms: How Sacramentaries may Change our Understanding of Chant Transmission. American Musicological Society Annual Meeting, Quebec, Canada. Session: Transmission of Chant Repertories.


July 12, 2007

Conceptions of “Liturgical Reform” in the Carolingian Era: How Does the Chant Fit In?  International Medieval Congress, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, UK.  Session: Texts and Identities, X: Practical Issues in the Carolingian Liturgical Reform.

© Daniel J. DiCenso 2013