Old Hispanic project report
16 February 2021, 4.30 PM - 9 February 2021, 6.00 PM
Emma Hornby, Paul Rouse, Felipe Côrte Real de Camargo, Marcus Jones, and Emily Wride (University of Bristol)
Online, via Zoom
In this seminar, we present our recent research on medieval Iberian chant, liturgy and manuscript culture, including: our latest work on processions for initiates, and the material culture of processions; identifying the scribes, their characteristics and regional identity in the 11th-century manuscript Silos 6; and some significant developments in our computer analysis algorithms for pattern matching in Old Hispanic chant.
Emma Hornby is a Professor of Music at the University of Bristol, leading projects funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Leverhulme Trust and British Academy on medieval liturgical culture. Paul Rouse is a software engineer, who designs the transcription and analysis software used in Hornby's projects. Côrte Real de Camargo is the Network Facilitator on the Leverhulme Network on medieval Iberian processions. Jones and Wride are PhD students at the University of Bristol, working on medieval Iberia with a focus on palaeography and material culture.