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Thursday, 3 July


Wiljan van den Akker (Dean of Humanities, Utrecht University)

Karl Kügle (Chair of Music History prior to 1800, Utrecht University)

Fundamental concerns
Chair: Karl Kügle

Theodor Dumitrescu (Utrecht University)
Opening Thoughts: Ancient Concerns for the 21st Century

Leofranc Holford-Strevens (Oxford)
Do Classical Principles Apply?

Editorial practices past and present
Chair: Margaret Bent

Andrea Lindmayr-Brandl (University of Salzburg)
Early Editions of Early Music: The Trent Codices in DTOe

Thomas Schmidt-Beste (University of Wales, Bangor)
Editorial Text Underlay Revisited


Special concerns
Chair: Bonnie Blackburn

Christian Thomas Leitmeir (University of Wales, Bangor)
Exempla (dis)trahunt: Some Notes on Editing Medieval Music Theory

Ike de Loos (Huygens Instituut / Tilburg University)
Editing Curiosities: How to Do Justice to Both the Music and its Source?

Keynote address

Margaret Bent (All Souls College, Oxford)
Editing, 40 Years On: A Personal View


Academiegebouw, Maskeradezaal (Domplein 29)

Conference dinner

Polman's Huis (corner of Jansdam and Keistraat)

Friday, 4 July

Old Notations, New Notations
Chair: Andrea Lindmayr-Brandl

Manuel Pedro Ferreira (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
Editing the Cantigas de Santa Maria: Notational Decisions

Mary Wolinski (Western Kentucky University)
Ambiguity in Medieval Mensural Notation: Its Ramifications for Modern Editing

Scribal Culture and the Edition
Chair: Barbara Titus

Jason Stoessel (University of New England, Australia)
Scribes at Work, Scribes at Play: Challenges for Editors of Music of the Ars subtilior

David J. Smith (University of Aberdeen)
The Role of the Scribe in the Transmission of Music by Peter Philips and the Interpretation of Written Sources of Early Keyboard Music


Case Studies I
Chair: Jacques Boogaart

Nancy Washer (The College at Brockport, State University of New York)
The Songs of Folquet de Marseille: Producing an Edition of Medieval Monophony

Mathias Le Rider (University of Strasbourg)
Editing Pierre Fontaine's Songs

Case Studies II
Chair: Eric Jas

Jesse Rodin (Stanford University)
Representing the resolutio in de Orto's Missa L'homme armé

Lucia Marchi (Joseph Regenstein Library, University of Chicago)
Editing without a princeps: Ingegneri's Primo libro de madrigali a quattro voci

Reception: Presentation of New Josquin Edition, Vols. 2 and 24
with a discussion and performance of "Obsecro te"

Willem Elders (General Editor, New Josquin Edition)


Fala Música, dir. Maurice van Lieshout
Music of the Gruuthuse Manuscript
Sint Willibrordkerk, Minrebroederstraat 21

Saturday, 5 July
Future directions

Digital prospects
Chair: Louis Grijp

Alexander Silbiger (Duke University)
The Promises and Pitfalls of Online Scholarly Music Publishing

Stefan Morent (University of Tübingen)
The TüBingen-Project: Digital Editing of Medieval Music

Panel discussion on digital editing

Theodor Dumitrescu (Utrecht University)
Louis Grijp (Utrecht University / Meertens Instituut)
Jacobijn Kiel (Utrecht University / Royal Library, The Hague)
Karl Kügle (Utrecht University)
Els Stronks (Utrecht University)