MISSA GRAECA GOES SCHALLABURG
The FWF-project "Cultural Transfer of Music between Byzantium and the West" was prominently presented at the exhibition "Byzantium and the West – A 1000 Lost Years" at Schallaburg Castle/Austria from 17 March – 11 Nov 2018
The exhibition was organized by:
Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum Mainz together with Leibniz WissenschaftsCampus Mainz and the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
Current research-projects were invited to be presented at the exhibition with exhibits and public talks.
Presentation of the Paper
"Missa graeca or the Faszination of Greek in the Early Middle Ages"
9 Sept 2018, Schallaburg
One room at the Castle for the project
Room IX was dedicated to the chants of the "Missa Graeca": "The Fascination of the Foreign" was the apt title for the manuscripts on display:
"Missa graeca: Mythen und Fakten um Griechische Gesänge in westlichen Handschriften"
In connection with the exhibition a scientific companion volume was published under the title "Menschen, Bilder, Sprache, Dinge: Wege der Kommunikation zwischen Byzanz und dem Westen".
The article concerning the Missa Graeca can be found here (in German):