2017 Mostly Orthros Conference
Co-sponsored by the
Department of Music, Columbia University



Saturday December 16, 2017
622 Dodge Hall at 2960 Broadway, New York, New York 10027
Keynote address by
Peter Jeffery
Michael P. Grace II Professor of Medieval Studies at the University of Notre Dame
Scheide Professor of Music History Emeritus at Princeton University
on the topic
Saint Gregory the Great and Gregorian Chant:
Does Western Music Have Eastern Origins?

and

George E. Demacopoulos
Fr. John Meyendorff & Patterson Family Chair of Orthodox Christian Studies
Co-Director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center
Professor of Theology at Fordham University
on the topic
Gregory the Great: Ascetic, Pastor, and First Man of Rome.
8:30 am – 9 am
Registration

9 am – 9:45 am
Lecture

Athanasios Paivanas
Byzantine Music at the Service of Hymnography, and the Archon, Thrasyvoulos Stanitsas.

10 am – 10:45 am
Lecture


George E. Demacopoulos Gregory the Great: Ascetic, Pastor, and First Man of Rome.

11 am – 12:00 pm
Keynote address
Peter Jeffery
Saint Gregory the Great and Gregorian Chant: Does Western Music Have Eastern Origins?

12 pm – 2 pm
Lunch

2 pm – 3:30 pm
Photios Ketsetzis
Byzantine Chant Workshop
"Θεοτόκε Παρθένε" in eight modes by Petros Bereketis.

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Athanasios Paivanas
Byzantine Chant Workshop
“Προσόμοια” (contrafacta) from the Feast of Saint Gregory the Great. Saint


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