Order form for discounted copies of my book on Guillaume de Machaut

The marketing team at Cornell University Press has sent me a flyer for my book, which offers a discount on orders. Continue reading “Order form for discounted copies of my book on Guillaume de Machaut”

Music and verbal meaning: Machaut’s polytextual songs (contains links to full text)


Opening of Machaut’s De triste/Quant/Certes (B29)

A paper showing that the music’s functional, contrapuntal aspect can significantly inflect the meaning of the texts that it delivers. Continue reading “Music and verbal meaning: Machaut’s polytextual songs (contains links to full text)”

Guillaume de Machaut, royal almoner (contains links to full text of article)

Detail from a fourteenth-century alms purse. Source: http://www.cottesimple.com/alms_purse/cloisters_purse.htm

A paper outlining Machaut’s early career in royal service suggests that his function as an almoner had a distinct influence on his conception of generosity. Continue reading “Guillaume de Machaut, royal almoner (contains links to full text of article)”