Recent Submissions

  • Balades 32 and 33 and the res dalemangne 

    Bain, Jennifer, (Author). 2003. "Balades 32 and 33 and the res dalemangne." In Machaut's music: New interpretations, . Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK: Boydell Press.
    In Le Voir Dit Guillaume de Machaut maintains that he composed his balade Nes que on porroit les estoilles nombrer "a la guise d'un res d'alemangne" without elaborating any further. His other comments about the song, ...
  • Essays in honor of Sarah Fuller 

    Bain, Jennifer. 2008. Essays in honor of Sarah Fuller. Durham: Duke Univ. Press.
    The following contributions are cited separately in RILM: Elizabeth AUBREY, Reconsidering high style and low style in medieval song (RILM ref]2008-13720/ref]); Jennifer BAIN, Hildegard, Hermannus, and late chant style (RILM ...
  • A Sarah Fuller bibliography 

    Bain, Jennifer, and Meredith Evans. 2008. "A Sarah Fuller bibliography." Journal of music theory 52(1): 9-12.
    No abstract available.
  • Tonal structure and the melodic role of chromatic inflections in the music of Machaut 

    Bain, Jennifer. 2005. "Tonal structure and the melodic role of chromatic inflections in the music of Machaut." Plainsong and medieval music 14(1): 59-88.
    The interpretation of chromatic content in 14th-c. music has been widely debated. While most studies have focused on contrapuntal necessity, an approach from the perspective of melody is proposed. An examination of ...
  • Hooked on ecstasy: Performance 'practice' and the reception of the music of Hildegard of Bingen 

    Bain, Jennifer, (Author). 2009. "Hooked on ecstasy: Performance 'practice' and the reception of the music of Hildegard of Bingen." Collected Work: The sounds and sights of performance in early music: Essays in honour of Timothy J.Mcgee.(AN: 2009-08928)..
    No abstract available.
  • Hildegard on 34th Street: Chant in the marketplace 

    Bain, Jennifer. 2004. "Hildegard on 34th Street: Chant in the marketplace." ECHO: A music-centered journal 6(1).
    Hildegard recordings began to proliferate in the 1980s following the 800th anniversary of her death in 1179. Although the 1982 Gothic Voices’ recording had a tremendous impact on the performance style of Hildegard’s ...
  • Theorizing the cadence in the music of Machaut 

    Bain, Jennifer. 2003. "Theorizing the cadence in the music of Machaut." Journal of music theory 47(2): 325-362.
    Reassesses and expands the notion of a cadence--in terms of where they appear and how they are structured hierarchically--in the music of Guillaume de Machaut, and draws some conclusions about cadences in 14th-c. music ...
  • Sung Birds: Music, Nature, and Poetry in the Later Middle Ages 

    BAIN, JENNIFER. 2008. "Sung Birds: Music, Nature, and Poetry in the Later Middle Ages." Speculum 83(4): 1019-1020.
    This article reviews the book "Sung Birds: Music, Nature, and Poetry in the Later Middle Ages," by Elizabeth Eva Leach.
  • Hildegard, Hermannus, and Late Chant Style 

    Bain, Jennifer. 2008. "Hildegard, Hermannus, and Late Chant Style." Journal of Music Theory 52(1): 123-149.
    No abstract available.
  • Introduction: Special Issue of Journal of Music Theory 

    Bain, Jennifer. 2008. "Introduction." Journal of Music Theory 52(1): 2-8.
    The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Sarah Fuller on the reassessment of the treatise "Musica," one by Cristle Collins Judd on the use of the dialogue format in 16th-century ...
  • "Messy Structure"? Multiple Tonal Centers in the Music of Machaut 

    Bain, Jennifer. 2008. ""Messy Structure"? Multiple Tonal Centers in the Music of Machaut." Music Theory Spectrum 30(2): 195-237.
    No abstract available.
  • Medieval Song in Romance Languages 

    BAIN, JENNIFER. 2011. "Medieval Song in Romance Languages." Intersections: Canadian Journal of Music 31(2): 113-117.
    The article reviews the book "Medieval Song in Romance Languages," by John Haines.