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. Link to online article and downloadable PDF, by kind courtesy of Oxford University Press.

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

Published as “Did Vitry Write an Ars vetus et nova?” in The Journal of Musicology, Vol. 32, Issue 4, pp. 441–493. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California. Copying and permissions notice: Authorization to copy this content beyond fair use (as specified in Sections 107 and 108 of the U. S. Copyright Law) for internal or personal use, or the internal or personal use of specific clients, is granted by the Regents of the University of California for libraries and other users, provided that they are registered with and pay the specified fee via Rightslink® or directly with the Copyright Clearance Center.

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

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

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

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

Published as “Sicut in grammatica: Analogical Discourse in Chapter 15 of Guido’s Micrologus,” in The Journal of Musicology, Vol. 16 No. 4, Autumn, 1998; (pp. 467-493). © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California. Copying and permissions notice: Authorization to copy this content beyond fair use (as specified in Sections 107 and 108 of the U. S. Copyright Law) for internal or personal use, or the internal or personal use of specific clients, is granted by the Regents of the University of California for libraries and other users, provided that they are registered with and pay the specified fee via Rightslink® or directly with the Copyright Clearance Center.

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 (link to online version and downloadable PDF). 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.