Jane Gosine

Associate ProfessorProfessor

M.A. (St. Andrews)
M.Phil. (Cambridge)
Ph.D. (Cambridge)

Room: MU-2009

Jane Gosine is an Associate Professor in the School of Music at Memorial University where she teaches courses in musicology and is primarily engaged in research into 17th-century French music, particularly the sacred music of Marc-Antoine Charpentier, and projects related to music therapy. She frequently serves as a consultant musicologist to music ensembles in Europe and North America, preparing new editions of music, writing programme notes, and acting as a consultant on issues related to Renaissance and Baroque performance practices (including work with Concerto delle Donne, Tafelmusik, Yale Schola Cantorum, Nonsuch Singers, Trinity Choir, the Aldeburgh Festival, New College Choir, Xavier University Concert Choir, Yorkshire Bach Choir and Les Talens Lyriques).

Recent publications include: Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Histoires sacrées (Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles); “Repentance, piety and praise: sensual imagery and musical depiction in the petits motets of Marc-Antoine Charpentier” (New Perspectives on Marc-Antoine Charpentier); "An examination of structure, style and meaning in settings of Dixit Dominus by Lalande and Charpentier" (Lalande: son œuvre parmi ses contemporains: Hommage à Marcelle Benoit, edited Lionel Sawkins; "Correlations between handwriting changes and revisions to works within the Meslanges autographes of Marc-Antoine Charpentier" (Les Mélanges de Marc-Antoine Charpentier: La composition, la copie et l’interpretation); Questions of chronology in Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Meslanges autographes (F Pn: Rés. Vm1 259): clef formation and handwriting as evidence" (Journal of Seventeenth-century Music); "Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643 – 1704): Élévation au S Sacrement (H 264) for 3 voices (TTB) and basso continuo" (WLSCM); "Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643 – 1704): Elevation "O coelestis Jerusalem" (H. 252) (WLSCM); as well as performing editions of works by Charpentier for ensembles in Europe and North America; and editions and liner notes for a recording of motets by Charpentier (Music for the Virgin Mary, recorded by Concerto delle Donne (Signum Records).

Recent grants:

2012: SSHRC/Vice-President’s Research Grant

Community building through inclusive musical programming (in collaboration with Susan LeMessurier Quinn and Easter Seals Newfoundland)

2011: NLCIHR Development Grant (Dr. Wendy Young, Principal Investigator):

Entertainment Education for Adults with Type II Diabetes and Uncontrolled Hypertension in Newfoundland and Labrador

2008: SSHRC Research Grant Sacred music of Marc-Antoine Charpentier


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