Samantha Arten
Graduate Assistant

Current Research Interests

My dissertation, "The Whole Booke of Psalmes , Protestant Ideology, and Musical Literacy in Elizabethan England," examines the role of the English Reformation's most popular hymnal in Protestant advocacy for musical literacy. In addition to sixteenth-century English metrical psalmody, my other research interests include Reformation sacred music, especially hymnals and congregational song; early music printing; applying the questions and interests of book history to musicological research; early music performance practice (especially in relation to my work as a professional soprano); and contemporary sacred vocal music, particularly that of Arvo Pärt, John Tavener, and James MacMillan.

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