Conference "Late Medieval Chant and Monastic Reforms"

University of Göttingen, Germany, 17-19 September 2015

The conference will will deal with chant in the late middle ages, with its manifestations, its transformations, and its place in monastic life. 

The conference is part of the project "The role of music in the monastic reforms of Bursfelde" researching the chant reform of the Bursfelde Congregation that took place in the late 15th century in the northern parts of Germany.

Contributions from a musicological, theological, historical or psychology of music will be appreciated. Papers read should deal with topics like chant reform, late medieval liturgical sources and liturgy and other topics relating to the research project. Their duration should be 20 minutes; there will be time for discussions. Please send in proposals for a paper until december 15th to