Other Publications by Karen Desmond

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

1.“Jean des Murs and the Three libelli on music in BnF lat. 7378A: A Preliminary Report.” Erudition and the Republic of Letters 4 (2019), 40-63.

2. “‘One is the loneliest number . . .’: The Semibreve Stands Alone.” Early Music 46 (August 2018), 403-416.

3. “Did Vitry Write an Ars vetus et nova?” Journal of Musicology 32/4 (2015), 441-493.

4. “Refusal, the Look of Love, and The Beastly Woman of Machaut’s Balades 27 and 38,” Early Music History 32 (2013), 71-118.

5. “Texts in Play: The Ars nova and its Hypertexts,” Musica disciplina 57 (2012), 81-153.

6. “New Light on Jacobus, Author of Speculum musicae,” Journal of Plainsong and Medieval Music 9 (2000), 19-40.

7. Sicut in grammatica: Analogical Discourse in Chapter 15 of Guido’s Micrologus,” Journal of Musicology 16 (1998), 467-493.

Co-edited Journal Special Issues (peer-reviewed)

1. C. Philipp E. Nothaft, Karen Desmond & Matthieu Husson: “Jean des Murs Special Issue,” Erudition and the Republic of Letters, 4 (2019). Co-authored introduction with Nothaft and Husson, “Jean des Murs’s Quadrivial Pursuits: Introduction” on pp. 1-12. Includes articles by Jean-Patrice Boudet, Karen Desmond, Matthieu Husson, C. Philipp E. Nothaft, Laure Miolo, Elżbieta Witkowska-Zaremba).

2. Karen Desmond & Anna Zayaruznaya): “Philippe de Vitry Special Issue,” Early Music 46 (2018). Co-authored introduction with Zayaruznaya, “Vitry and the Ars nova” on p. 373. Includes articles by David Catalunya, Karen Desmond, Karl Kügle, and Anna Zayaruznaya.

Peer-reviewed book chapters

1. “Notations,” in A Companion to Medieval Motets, 103-130, ed. Jared Hartt (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2018).

2. (with Catherine Bradley) “Introduction,” in The Montpellier Codex: The Final Fascicle. Contents, Contexts, Chronologies, 1-12, edited by Catherine A. Bradley and Karen Desmond (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2018).

3. “Texture, Rhythm, and Stylistic Groupings in Montpellier 8 Motets,” in The Montpellier Codex: The Final Fascicle, 139-160, edited by Catherine A. Bradley and Karen Desmond (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2018).

4. “Zur „englischen“ Prägung des Tonale secundum usum ecclesiarum Anglie et Francie des Amerus ” in ,Nationes’-Begriffe im mittelalterlichen Musikschrifttum: Politische und regionale Gemeinschaftsnamen in musikbezogenen Quellen, 800-1400, 77-89, edited by Frank Hentschel (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2016).

5. “Regionalspezifische Aspekte von Rhythmus und Notation nach Anonymus IV: Angli
in ,Nationes’-Begriffe im mittelalterlichen Musikschrifttum: Politische und regionale Gemeinschaftsnamen in musikbezogenen Quellen, 800-1400, 117-137, ed. Hentschel (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2016).

6. “Katzenmusik in der Kirche: Elias Salomo über den Verfall der geistlichen Musik” in ,Nationes’-Begriffe im mittelalterlichen Musikschrifttum: Politische und regionale Gemeinschaftsnamen in musikbezogenen Quellen, 800-1400, 197-204, ed. Hentschel (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2016).

7. “„Brittani“ in Ps.-Adalbolds Epistola cum tractatu de musica instrumentali humanaque ac mundane” in ,Nationes’-Begriffe im mittelalterlichen Musikschrifttum: Politische und regionale Gemeinschaftsnamen in musikbezogenen Quellen, 800-1400, 239-47, ed. Hentschel (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2016).

Book Reviews

1. Music and Culture in the Middle Ages and Beyond: Liturgy, Sources, Symbolism, ed. Benjamin Brand and David J. Rothenberg (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York, 2016) in Music & Letters 99 (2018), 278-281.

2. The Monstrous New Art: Divided Forms in the Late Medieval Motet by Anna Zayaruznaya (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015) in Early Music 44 (2016), 333-334.

3. A Paradise of Priests: Singing the Civic and Episcopal Hagiography of Medieval Liège by Catherine Saucier (University of Rochester Press, 2014) in Early Music 43 (April 2015), 320-322.

4. The Art of Grafted Song: Citation and Allusion in the Age of Machaut by Yolanda Plumley (Oxford University Press, 2013) in Plainsong and Medieval Music 24 (2015), 99-103.

5. The Refrain and the Rise of the Vernacular in Medieval French Poetry by Jennifer Saltzstein (Boydell & Brewer, 2013) in Speculum 89 (July 2014), 824-826.

6. The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330 by Emma Dillon (Oxford University Press, 2012) in The Medieval Review (January 2013), available online at https:// scholarworks.iu.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/2022/15235/13.01.04.html

7. Florentius de Faxolis: Book on Music, ed. and trans. Bonnie J. Blackburn and Leofranc Holford-Strevens (Harvard University Press, 2011) in Early Music 40 (November 2012), 687-688.

8. Ars musica septentrionalis: De l’interprétation du patrimoine musical à l’historiographie, ed. Barbara Haggh and Frédéric Billiet (Presses de l’université Paris-Sorbonne, 2011) in Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association 68 (2012), 811-814.