Picture of medieval figures outdoors

BNF: Français 1584 , Fol. 227, Guillaume de Machaut


The outputs produced by the MALMECC team range across different media. A selection of pieces that relate to the researchers’ work on the project is presented below.



David Catalunya’s project video with spectacular drone footage can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfFWYZ9HF5o

To watch videos introducing the research areas of other members of the MALMECC team on Youtube, please click here.


Essay collections and monographs (forthcoming)

KÜGLE, KARL (ed.), The Networked Court: Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Late Medieval European Court Cultures, Proceedings of the British Academy (Oxford: Oxford University Press)

KÜGLE, KARL, INGRID CIULISOVÁ, and VÀCLAV ŽŮREK (eds), The Long Luxembourg Century (1310-1437): Courtly Networks and Cultural Politics in Late Medieval Europe (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer)


Articles and Chapters

2023 and beyond

KÜGLE, KARL – ‘Clio’s Stepchildren: Anne of Cyprus, Louis of Savoy, and the Politics of Historiography’, submitted to European History Quarterly (under review)

MASSON, CHRISTOPHE – ‘Ecclesiastic Courts during the Fourteenth Century: Following, Adapting, or Creating a Model?’, forthcoming in Karl Kügle (ed.), The Networked Court: Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Late Medieval European Court Cultures

MASSON, CHRISTOPHE – ‘Un Bourguignon en Avignon: Le cardinal Guillaume de Vergy et sa cour (1391–1407)’, forthcoming in Élodie Lecuppre-Desjardin, Alain Marchandisse, Valérie Toureille (eds), Mélanges Bertrand Schnerb (provisional title) (Villeneuve d’Ascq: Revue du Nord)

MCDONALD, GRANTLEY – ‘Music in Medieval Courts’, forthcoming in Oxford Bibliographies Online (www.oxfordbibliographies.com)

SMILANSKY, URI – ‘Book-Presentation as Performative Space, with a Brief Glance at Martin Le Franc’, forthcoming in Karl Kügle (ed.), The Networked Court: Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Late Medieval European Court Cultures

SMILANSKY, URI – ‘The “Luxembourgness” of Things: Machaut C, Glazier 52 and Dynastic Presence in Early Fourteenth Century France’, forthcoming in Karl Kügle, Ingrid Ciulisová, and Václav Žůrek (eds), The Long Luxembourg Century (1310-1437): Courtly Networks and Cultural Politics in Late Medieval Europe (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer)

MASSON, CHRISTOPHE – Review of Mary Hollingsworth, Miles Pattenden, Arnold Witte (eds): A Companion to the Early Modern Cardinal (Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2020), in Revue d’Histoire ecclésiastique 117/1-2 (2022), 106-109


CATALUNYA, DAVID – ‘A Female-Voice Ceremonial from Medieval Castile’, in Female-Voice Song in the Middle Ages, eds Anna Kathryn Grau and Lisa Colton (Leiden: Brill), 68-90 https://brill.com/view/title/57409

KÜGLE, KARL – ‘Musicasonusvoxcantus: Klangvorstellungen des Mittelalters, mittelalterliches Hören und der ‘sonic turn‘’, forthcoming in Klangräume des Mittelalters, eds Nikolas Jaspert and Harald Müller. Vorträge und Forschungen, herausgegeben vom Konstanzer Arbeitskreis für mittelalterliche Geschichte (Ostfildern: Jan Thorbecke Verlag)

SMILANSKY, URI – ‘Singing from the Source: Performance Markings in Machaut Manuscript G’, forthcoming in Benjamin Albritton, Jared Hartt, and Tamsyn Mahoney-Steel (eds), Essays in Honour of Lawrence Earp, on his 70th Birthday (Turnhout: Brepols)


MCDONALD, GRANTLEY – ‘Liturgical Foundations from the Court of Maximilian I and the Hope of Salvation’, in Mattias Lundberg, Maria Schildt, and Jonas Lundblad (eds), Lutheran Music Culture: Ideals and Practices (Berlin: De Gruyter), 69-79 https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110680959-006

SLATER, LAURA – ‘Musical Wit and Courtly Connections at Cogges’, in Julian Luxford (ed.), Tributes to Paul Binski. Medieval Gothic: Art, Architecture and Ideals (Turnhout: Brepols), 198-209 https://doi.org/10.1484/M.HMTRIB-EB.5.130048

SLATER, LAURA – ‘Rumour and Reputation Management in Fourteenth-Century England: Isabella of France in Text and Image’, in Journal of Medieval History 47(2), 257-292 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03044181.2021.1891449

SMILANSKY, URI – (With Marc Lewon, co-author) ‘Competing Ontologies of Musical Improvisation: A Medieval Perspective’, in The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Musical Improvisation, eds Marcello Ruta and Alessandro Bertinetto (New York: Routledge), 315-327 https://tandfbis.s3.us-west-2.amazonaws.com/rt-files/docs/Open+Access+Chapters/9781003179443_10.4324_9781003179443-26.pdf

SMILANSKY, URI – ‘The Polyphonies of Function: Guillaume de Machaut and the Performance of Text and Music’, in Polyphony and the Modern, ed.  Jonathan Fruoco (New York: Routledge), 15-36 https://tandfbis.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/rt-files/docs/Open+Access+Chapters/9781003129837_oachapter1.pdf


CATALUNYA, DAVID – ‘Polyphonic Music of the Fourteenth Century in Aragon: Reassessing a Panorama of Fragmentary Sources’, in Disiecta Membra Musicae: Studies in Musical Fragmentology, ed. Varelli. Studies in Manuscript Cultures, 21 (Berlin: De Gruyter), 117-163 https://www.degruyter.com/view/title/591824

KÜGLE, KARL – ‘The Aesthetics of Fragments: Reading Pastedowns in Context or, Late Medieval Bookbinders, Readers, and Their Choices’, in Disiecta Membra Musicae: Studies in Musical Fragmentology, ed. Varelli. Studies in Manuscript Cultures 21 (Berlin: De Gruyter), 205-237 https://www.degruyter.com/view/title/591824

MASSON, CHRISTOPHE – ‘Les affaires napolitaines’, in Jean Le Fèvre: Journal, eds Michel Hébert, Jean-Michel Matz (Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes), LXXI-LXXIX

MASSON, CHRISTOPHE – ‘Une cour avignonnaise parmi d’autres? Chapelles et organisation curiale pontificales face à leurs homologues cardinalices à l’époque du Grand Schisme d’Occident’, in Claudia D’Alberto (ed.), Imago Papae: Le pape en image du Moyen Âge à l’époque contemporaine (Rome: Campisano Editore), 141-149 https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/256211

MCDONALD, GRANTLEY – ‘Isaac as a Member of the Court Chapel of Maximilian I’, in Musiktheorie: Zeitschrift für Musikwissenschaft 35 (3): 199–210

MURRAY, DAVID – ‘”Ju, ich jag”: A Three-Part Song in the Mönch von Salzburg Corpus in Translingual Perspective’, in Oxford German Studies, 49(1): 1-26 https://doi.org/10.1080/00787191.2020.1735212

MURRAY, DAVID – ‘Ein “volles Lied”: Übertragung und Klang am Beispiel der geistlichen Lieder des Mönchs von Salzburg’, in Geistliche Liederdichter zwischen Volkssprache und Liturgie: Übertragungen, Bearbeitungen, Neuschöpfungen in Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit, eds Krass, Standke. Liturgie und Volkssprache, 5 (Berlin: De Gruyter), 63–89 https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110666816

SMILANSKY, URI – ‘Creating MS C: Author, Workshop, Court’,  in Early Music History, 39: 253-304 https://doi.org/10.1017/S0261127920000042



CATALUNYA, DAVID – ‘Ars Subtilior in Organ Playing c.1380–1420: Another Glimpse into a Late Medieval Unwritten Performance Practice’, in Kirchenmusikalisches Jahrbuch 103, 113–143

KÜGLE, KARL – Manuscript Ivrea, Biblioteca capitolare 115: Introductory Study and Facsimile Edition Ars nova: nuova serie, vol. 5 (Lucca: Libreria Musicale Italiana) xix and 70 pp. + 134 photographic colour plates https://www.lim.it/en/facsimiles/5674-ivrea-9788870969887.html#/1-tipo_prodotto-pdf_lim

MURRAY, DAVID – ‘The Secular Songs of the Monk of Salzburg’, in Musikleben des Spätmittelalters in der Region Österreich Eds. Strohm, Lodes https://musical-life.net/essays/secular-songs-monk-salzburg

MURRAY, DAVID – ‘Die Übersetzungen des Mönchs von Salzburg als Lieder: Das Fallbeispiel der Mariensequenz Salve mater salvatoris‘, in Hymnus, Sequenz, Antiphon: Fallstudien zur volkssprachlichen Aneignung liturgischer Lieder im deutschen Mittelalter Eds. Krass, Ostermann (Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter) 193-222 https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110648799-008



MASSON, CHRISTOPHE – ‘La Iglesia fracturada: El gran Cisma de Occidente’, in Desperta Ferro Antigua y Medieval nº48 July https://www.despertaferro-ediciones.com/revistas/numero/antigua-y-medieval-48-qadesh-egipto-contra-hititas/

SLATER, LAURA – ‘Review of Renana Bartal: Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts (London: Routledge, 2016)’, in Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture 6(4): 260-271 https://digital.kenyon.edu/perejournal/vol6/iss4/9



MASSON, CHRISTOPHE – ‘Review of Jean-Yves Copy: La revendication bretonne du trône de France (1213-1358)’, in www.sehepunkte.de December http://www.sehepunkte.de/2017/12/29328.html

MURRAY, DAVID –  ‘Bernard de Ventadour’, in The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume Old French to the Middle Ages, 500-1400 Eds. Ailes, Unwin, Williams. November https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=5487

SLATER, LAURA – ‘Lessons in Leadership and Liturgy in the Winchcombe Psalter’, in English Studies 98(1): 49-62, 02 January https://ora.ox.ac.uk/objects/uuid:94ec0f34-f542-4abd-9640-7f1b9ff319c1



KÜGLE, KARL – ‘Die Fragmente Oxford, All Souls 56 und die mensural notierte Mehrstimmigkeit in Köln um 1400. Ein Zwischenbericht’, in Musik der mittelalterlichen Metropole: Räume, Identitäten und Kontexte der Musik in Köln und Mainz, ca. 900–1400 Ed. Kolb (Kassel: Merseburger) 301-324 http://www.merseburger.de/index.php?id=10075&

MURRAY, DAVID – ‘The Clerical Reception of Bernart de Ventadorn’s ‘Can vei la lauzeta mover’ (PC 70, 34)’, Medium Aevum 85: 259-277, 15 December https://ora.ox.ac.uk/objects/uuid:71a3c6e8-2fa6-4438-b4f9-fb9d06c05924