Session Title

An EnCHANTed Evening: Singing Vespers with CANTUS (A Workshop)

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Cantus: A Database for Latin Ecclesiastical Chant

Organizer Name

Debra Lacoste, Kate Helsen

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Waterloo, Univ. of Western Ontario

Presider Name

Debra Lacoste

Paper Title 1

Workshop Leader

Presenter 1 Name

Alison Altstatt

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Northern Iowa

Start Date

8-5-2014 7:30 PM

Session Location

Fetzer 1010

Description

Join the CANTUS Database in learning and singing music from the Office of Vespers for Pentecost. Participants will view the chants on images of medieval manuscripts shown on-screen and in handouts. Instruction on the interpretation of the neumes will precede the singing of the chants together. The ability to read music is helpful but not necessary. This session is also open to those who would like to just watch and listen. (Debra Lacoste)

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May 8th, 7:30 PM

An EnCHANTed Evening: Singing Vespers with CANTUS (A Workshop)

Fetzer 1010

Join the CANTUS Database in learning and singing music from the Office of Vespers for Pentecost. Participants will view the chants on images of medieval manuscripts shown on-screen and in handouts. Instruction on the interpretation of the neumes will precede the singing of the chants together. The ability to read music is helpful but not necessary. This session is also open to those who would like to just watch and listen. (Debra Lacoste)