Hildegard gets Top Billing at Musicology Conference

The American Musicological Society (together with the Society for Music Theory) is holding its annual conference next week in Milwaukee, WI.  We are happy to note that the AMS President’s Endowed Plenary Lecture (Nov. 6) is a fascinating report on an interdisciplinary project.  The official abstract follows: Hildegard’s Cosmos and Its Music: Making a Digital Model for the Modern Planetarium Margot Fassler (University of Notre Dame) Introduced by AMS President Christopher Reynolds (University of California, Davis) The work reported on in this talk is a collaborative effort involving forces performative, scholarly, and technological. Because of the way Hildegard describes her understanding of…