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Lynn Ransom

Lynn Ransom is the Project Manager for the Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Texas. She has published in the field of medieval Art History and in Manuscript Studies.

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Cantus scriptus: Technologies of Medieval Song

The Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age; 2010 Symposium
Edited by Lynn Ransom & Emma Dillon
ISBN: 978-1-61719-056-8
This volume gathers six essays from papers presented at the 3rd Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on November 19-20, 2010. The essays explore both the technology of inscribed musical expression in the Middle Ages—especially in regard to notation—and the role that modern digital technologies play in facilitating the study of music manuscripts today. As the manuscript evidence shows, medieval music as written text was both expressive and prescriptive in shaping music-making practices, performance, and reception.
$87.50