The provisonal programm for the The “Luython Year” Conference is online. This event is a three-day international symposium commemorating the 400th anniversary of the death of the composer and organist of Carl Luython (1557/58–1620). By the moment, the conferente there will be place in the Cardinal Beran Hall, Prague (Czech Republic) between 30 July and 2 August 2020.


  • Jan BAŤA (Charles University, Prague): Luython’s Missae quodlibeticae
  • Jan BILWACHS (Charles University, Prague): Karl Luythons Sacrae cantiones vom Gesichtspunkt der Textvorlagen
  • Václav BŮŽEK (University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice): Zwischen dem Rudolfinischen Hof und den adeligen Residenzen in den Böhmischen Ländern
  • Petr DANĚK (Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Art History, Prague): The Swan Song of Rudolphine Polyphony: Liber I missarum by Carolus Luython
  • Marc DESMET (Université de Lyon-Université de Saint-Etienne): On the relation between structure and detail in Luython and Handl-Gallus
  • Ferran ESCRIVÀ-LLORCA (Valencia International University): Sacred works by the Rudolf II Imperial Chapel composers in the Iberian World: circulation, reception and context
  • Sarka FORGÁČOVÁ (Prague): Carl Luython’s Madrigals
  • Markus GRASSL (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst, Wien): Luythons Instrumentalmusik im Kontext / Contextualising Luython’s instrumental music
  • Erika Supria HONISCH (Stony Brook University, New York): Confessions, Anthologized: A Heartbroken Schoolteacher, a Destructive Organist, and the Promptuarii musici (Strasbourg, 1611–1617)
  • Martin HORYNA (University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice): Ein Schatz-Kasten voller Clainodien, Hradec Králové (Königgrätz) 1618, ein wenig bekannter Musikdruck
  • Martin KIRNBAUER (Schola Cantorum Basiliensis / Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz): Carl Luython and the «Clavicymbalum Vniversale, seu perfectum» – Finding a historical and musical context
  • Vladimir MAŇAS (Masaryk University, Brno): Lamentations in the liturgy in Central Europe and especially in Moravia around 1600
  • Luc PONET (Leuven University College of Arts): In organis et in discantu. The basics of a multi-cultural European organ in the early 17th century
  • Alanna ROPCHOCK TIERNO (Shenandoah University): Hymns, Martyrs, and Prophets: Czech Reformation Identity in Polytextual Mass Ordinaries from the Brno Choirbooks
  • Bernhold SCHMID (Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, München): Carl Luythons Missa à 5 super Tityre tu patulae und seine Vorlage
  • Michaela ŽÁČKOVÁ ROSSI (Association for Central European Cultural Studies, Prague): The Ennoblements Acts of the Rudolfine Musicians as an Important Biographical Source


The conference is organized by Musica Rudolphina a project of international co-operation in musicological research.

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