the Speaker: Dr. Bryan Gillingham is the Director of the
School for Studies in Art & Culture, Carleton University, Ottawa,
Canada— See his profile below.
on: May 15, 2005.
Roots & Traditions in Musics of Western Europe and India"
Profile of Dr. Bryan Gillingham
coming to the Music program in 1976, Dr. Gillingham held posts at
universities in Newfoundland, New Brunswick and Alberta. He has
been very active as a scholar, editor, publisher, and director of
various departmental performance groups (early music and choir).
books include monographs on various aspects of twelfth- and thirteenth-century
music (i.e. Modal Rythm, Medieval Polyphonic sequences, St. Martial
Mehrstimmigkeit, a trilogy of books on secular Medieval Latin Song)
facsimile editions, and articles appearing in various British, American
and Canadian journals.
some years, Dr. Gillingham was co-editor of Dovehouse Editions,
an enterprise which produced some 55 editions of Renaissance and
Baroque chamber music.
the last twenty years, Dr. Gillingham has served as director and
general editor for the Institute of Mediaeval Music. This publishing
house has produced about 120 books during his editorship.
numerous travel and research grants have enabled him to study in
many European libraries. He has also presented papers at conferences
in Europe, the United States and Canada, and served in various capacities
for the Canadian Federation of Humanities, the World University
Service, and the Association of Universities and Colleages of Canada.
Dr. Gillingham is Director for the School of Studies in Art and
Cultute. He teaches courses in medieval music, renaissance music,
early opera and music theory.