Professor Richard Charteris

BA MA PhD Canterbury FAHA FRHistS ATCL
Professor in Historical Musicology

C41 - Sydney Conservatorium of Music
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Richard Charteris is one of Australia's best-known musicologists, whose many publications span major musicological studies, monographical critical editions and refereed articles published in Europe, the UK and the USA.

Professor Charteris was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 1990, and was later elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in London, and was awarded the Centenary Medal in recognition of his contribution to musicology. He is Director of the Centre of Early Venetian Music, a Governor of the Dolmetsch Foundation in England and a member of editorial boards in Europe and the USA. He has also uncovered a vast quantity of new works and sources and edited the complete works of Giovanni Gabrieli, Alfonso Ferrabosco the Elder, Domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Giovanni Bassano, all in the Corpus Mensurabilis Musicae series, published by the American Institute of Musicology (AIM), and the complete instrumental music of John Coprario and Thomas Lupo.

In addition, he has published critical editions of music by Johann Christian Bach, Giovanni Croce, Richard Dering, Andrea Gabrieli, Hans Leo Hassler, John Hingeston and Claudio Monteverdi. His recent monographs include Giovanni Gabrieli: A Thematic Catalogue of His Music (Pendragon, 1996), Adam Gumpelzhaimer's Little-Known Score-Books in Berlin and Krakow (AIM/Haenssler, 1996), Newly Discovered Music Manuscripts from the Private Collection of Emil Bohn (AIM/Haenssler, 1999), and An Annotated Catalogue of the Music Manuscripts in the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. (Pendragon, 2005). Further details appearin the entries about him in Grove Music Online and in Marquis Who’s Who in the World and in his website, www.richardcharteris.com

Professor Charteris has provided music, information and advice to Australian and international choral, orchestral and chamber groups for many broadcasts, telecasts and recordings . For instance, some recordings to which he contributed during the 2012 quatercenentary of Giovanni Gabrieli’s death, and performances of which were broadcast (and one of which was telecast) by the BBC, include: Gabrieli, Sacred Symphonies, performed by Ex Cathedra Consort, His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts, Concerto Palatino, directed by Jeffrey Skidmore (CDavailable on the Hyperion label, CDA67957); and1612 Italian Vespers, performed by I Fagiolini directed by Robert Hollingworth (CDavailable on the Decca label, 0289 478 3506 6 CD).

Selected grants

2006

  • The Transformations from Renaissance to Baroque: The Cultural and Musical Significance of Giovanni Gabrieli; Charteris R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2005

  • The Transformations from Renaissance to Baroque: The Cultural and Musical Significance of Giovanni Gabrieli; Charteris R; University of Sydney/Bridging Support.

2004

  • The Transformations from Renaissance to Baroque: The Cultural and Musical Significance of Giovanni Gabrieli; Charteris R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2001

  • The music of Giovanni Gabrieli and his Venetian Contemporaries; Charteris R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).

2000

  • The music of Giovanni Gabrieli and his Venetian contemporaries; Charteris R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Charteris, R. (2014). Giovanni Croce: First Book of Motets for Eight Voices and Organ. Hillsdale, New York: Pendragon Press.
  • Charteris, R. (2011). Giovanni Gabrieli and His Contemporaries: Music, Sources and Collections. London, UK: Ashgate.
  • Charteris, R. (2007). Daniel Purcell: Ode for St Cecilia's Day 1698. Albany, California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2006). Johann Georg von Werdenstein (1542 - 1608): A Major Collector of Early Music Prints. Michigan: Harmonie Park Press.
  • Charteris, R. (2006). L'Amorosa Ero: Eighteen Italian Madrigals for Four Viols, Voices or Recorders. California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2005). An annotated catalogue of the music manuscripts in the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. New York: Pendragon Press.
  • Charteris, R. (2005). Andrea Gabrieli: Gloria a 16 (1587). Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire: King's Music.
  • Charteris, R. (2005). Andrea Gabrieli: Kyrie a 5, Christe a 8, Kyrie a 12 (1587). Leiden: Brill.
  • Charteris, R. (2005). Giovanni Gabrieli: Confitebor tibi Domine a 13 (from ''Symphoniae Sacrae II'', 1615) (C76). Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Charteris, R. (2005). Giovanni Gabrieli: Confitebor tibi Domine a 13 (from Gruber''s ''Reliquiae'', 1615) (C154). Huntingdon: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Charteris, R. (2005). Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Giovanni Bassano: Opera omnia, Corpus mensurabilis musicae No. 101, Volume II: The Sacred Vocal Works II: Concerti ecclesiastici a cinque, sei, sette, otto, & dodeci voci (Venice, 1599),voci (Venice, 1599) (Critical Edition). Middleton, Wisconsin: American Institute of Musicology.
  • Charteris, R. (2002). The two-, three- and four-part consort music. London, UK: Fretwork Editions.
  • Charteris, R. (2001). Four Canzonas a 4 (C186-189). Churcham, Gloucester, England: The Beauchamp Press.

Book Chapters

  • Charteris, R. (2009). Giovanni Gabrieli: Motet ''Angelus Domini Descendit'' for Eight Voices. In R Charteris (Eds.), Baroque Music Series No. 56, (pp. 1-9). Albany, California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2009). Giovanni Gabrieli: Motet ''Beati Omnes Qui Timent Dominum'' for Eight Voices. In R Charteris (Eds.), Baroque Music Series No. 57, (pp. 1-12). Albany, California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2008). [RECLASS] Giovanni Gabrieli: Motet 'Beata es virgo' for Six Voices. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Gabrieli: Motet 'Beata es virgo' for Six Voices, (pp. 1-7). Albany, California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2008). [RECLASS] Peter Philips: Pavana and Galiarda Dolorosa for Four- or Five-Part Viol Consort. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Peter Philips: Pavana and Galiarda Dolorosa for Four- or Five-Part Viol Consort, (pp. 2-11 plus parts). London, United Kingdom: Fretwork Editions.
  • Charteris, R. (2005). [RECLASS] John Coprario: The Fantasias for Two Bass Viols and Organ. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), John Coprario: The Fantasias for Two Bass Viols and Organ, (pp. ii-xvii plus scores). Albany, California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2004). Baroque Music Series No. 33 | Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Canite tuba" for Eight Voices or Voices and Instruments. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Canite tuba", (pp. ii-9 plus parts). Albany, California, USA: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Baroque Music Series No. 31 | Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Quem vidistis pastores?" for eight voices or voices and instruments. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Quem vidistis pastores?", (pp. ii-10 plus parts). 963 Peralta Avenue, Albany, California, USA: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Baroque Music Series No. 32 | Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Cibavit nos" for eight voices or voices and instruments. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Cibavit nos", (pp. ii-5 plus parts). Albany, California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Critical Commentary: Giovanni Bassano: Opera Omnia Corpus mensurabilis musicae No. 101, Volume II: The Sacred Vocal Works II. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Opera Omnia, (pp. 25-52). USA: American Institute of Musicology.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Critical Commentary: Giovanni Gabreili: Opera Omnia Corpus mensurabilis musicae No. 12, Volume VII: Motets in Manuscript Sources and Printed Anthologies I. In Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Gabreili: Opera Omnia, (pp. 25-46). USA: American Institute of Musicology.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Critical commentary: John Hingeston: the Fantasia-Suites for Violin, Bas Viol and Organ. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), John Hingeston: the Fantasia-Suites for Violin, Bas Viol and Organ, (pp. 6-11). California, USA: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Thomas Lupo: The Four-Part Consort Music. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), The Four-Part Consort Music, (pp. 8-14). London, UK: Fretwork Editions.
  • Charteris, R. (2002). Baroque Music Series No. 19 | Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Dic nobis, Maria" for six voices or voices and instruments. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Dic nobis, Maria", (pp. ii-10). 963 Peralta Avenue, Albany, California, USA: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2002). Baroque Music Series No. 29 | Giovanni Bassano: Motet "O Doctor Optime" for six voices or voices and instruments. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Motet "O Doctor Optime", (pp. i-7). 963 Peralta Ave, Albany, California, USA: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2002). Baroque Music Series No. 30 | Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Nativitas Tua" for seven voices or voices and instruments. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Nativitas Tua", (pp. ii-10 plus parts). 963 Peralta Avenue, Albany, California, USA: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2002). Giovanni Gabrieli's Sacrae Symphoniae (Venice, 1597): some rediscovered partbooks with new evidence about performance practice. In Paul Mai (Eds.), Im Dienst der Quellen zur Musik, (pp. 195-228). Tutzing: Hans Schneider.
  • Charteris, R. (2002). Introduction. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), The Six-Part Pieces, (pp. iv-xxxiv). Albany, California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2001). The Three-Part Consort Music; Thomas Lupo. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), The Three-Part Consort Music. London: Fretwork.

Journals

  • Charteris, R. (2019). New Light on Two Canons by Adam Gumpelzhaimer. Musik in Bayern, 82/83, 112-155.
  • Charteris, R. (2017). A Collection of Georg Rhau's Music Editions and Some Previously Unnoticed Works. The Electronic British Library Journal, 2017 (1), 1-72.
  • Charteris, R. (2015). Some Overlooked Manuscript Music in the Bisch�fliche Zentralbibliothek Regensburg. Musik in Bayern, 79/80, 7-60.
  • Charteris, R. (2013). Newly Identified Music Editions from the Private Library of Martin Luther. In Monte Artium, 6, 41-95. [More Information]
  • Charteris, R. (2009). A neglected anthology of sacred vocal music dating from the sixteenth century. Music and Letters, 90(1), 1-34. [More Information]
  • Charteris, R. (2009). Some early music editions in Brussels and Regensburg: Their historical connections unveiled. In Monte Artium, 1(2008), 23-55.
  • Charteris, R. (2008). Richard Dering's Concertato Motets. Music and Letters, 89(4), 698-700. [More Information]
  • Charteris, R. (2008). Wolfgang Hoffmann von Grunbuhel's Lute Book: A New Source from the Early Seventeenth Century. The Lute, 46, 1-42.
  • Charteris, R. (2007). A Rediscovered Manuscript with Music by Henry Purcell. JAHRBUCH DES STAATLICHEN INSTITUTS FÜR MUSIKFORSCHUNG PREUSSISCHER KULTURBESITZ, 2005, 124-138.
  • Charteris, R. (2006). A Late Renaissance Music Manuscript Unmasked. The Electronic British Library Journal, eBLJ, 2006, article 3(1), 1-24.
  • Charteris, R. (2004). A New Keyboard Work by Giovanni Gabrieli and the Relevance of its Compositional Technique. Music and Letters, 85(1), 1-21. [More Information]
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Music by Giovanni Gabrieli and his contemporaries: rediscovered sources in the Staats- und Universitatsbibliothek, Hamburg. Musica Disciplina, 52, 251-288.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Music manuscripts missing from the Staats- und Universitatsbibliothek, Hamburg. Royal Musical Association Research Chronicle, 35, 1-40.
  • Charteris, R. (2002). An Early-Seventeenth-Century Collection of Sacred Vocal Music and Its Augsburg Connections. Music Library Association. Notes: quarterly journal of the music library association, 58(3), 511-535.
  • Charteris, R. (2001). New Connections between Eastern Europe and Works by Philips, Dowland, Marais and Others. Chelys, 29, 3-27.
  • Charteris, R. (2001). Theophilus Hawney: a little-known composer and his much travelled works. Early Music, XXIX/4 November 2001, 626-632.

2019

  • Charteris, R. (2019). New Light on Two Canons by Adam Gumpelzhaimer. Musik in Bayern, 82/83, 112-155.

2017

  • Charteris, R. (2017). A Collection of Georg Rhau's Music Editions and Some Previously Unnoticed Works. The Electronic British Library Journal, 2017 (1), 1-72.

2015

  • Charteris, R. (2015). Some Overlooked Manuscript Music in the Bisch�fliche Zentralbibliothek Regensburg. Musik in Bayern, 79/80, 7-60.

2014

  • Charteris, R. (2014). Giovanni Croce: First Book of Motets for Eight Voices and Organ. Hillsdale, New York: Pendragon Press.

2013

  • Charteris, R. (2013). Newly Identified Music Editions from the Private Library of Martin Luther. In Monte Artium, 6, 41-95. [More Information]

2011

  • Charteris, R. (2011). Giovanni Gabrieli and His Contemporaries: Music, Sources and Collections. London, UK: Ashgate.

2009

  • Charteris, R. (2009). A neglected anthology of sacred vocal music dating from the sixteenth century. Music and Letters, 90(1), 1-34. [More Information]
  • Charteris, R. (2009). Giovanni Gabrieli: Motet ''Angelus Domini Descendit'' for Eight Voices. In R Charteris (Eds.), Baroque Music Series No. 56, (pp. 1-9). Albany, California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2009). Giovanni Gabrieli: Motet ''Beati Omnes Qui Timent Dominum'' for Eight Voices. In R Charteris (Eds.), Baroque Music Series No. 57, (pp. 1-12). Albany, California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2009). Some early music editions in Brussels and Regensburg: Their historical connections unveiled. In Monte Artium, 1(2008), 23-55.

2008

  • Charteris, R. (2008). [RECLASS] Giovanni Gabrieli: Motet 'Beata es virgo' for Six Voices. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Gabrieli: Motet 'Beata es virgo' for Six Voices, (pp. 1-7). Albany, California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2008). [RECLASS] Peter Philips: Pavana and Galiarda Dolorosa for Four- or Five-Part Viol Consort. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Peter Philips: Pavana and Galiarda Dolorosa for Four- or Five-Part Viol Consort, (pp. 2-11 plus parts). London, United Kingdom: Fretwork Editions.
  • Charteris, R. (2008). Richard Dering's Concertato Motets. Music and Letters, 89(4), 698-700. [More Information]
  • Charteris, R. (2008). Wolfgang Hoffmann von Grunbuhel's Lute Book: A New Source from the Early Seventeenth Century. The Lute, 46, 1-42.

2007

  • Charteris, R. (2007). A Rediscovered Manuscript with Music by Henry Purcell. JAHRBUCH DES STAATLICHEN INSTITUTS FÜR MUSIKFORSCHUNG PREUSSISCHER KULTURBESITZ, 2005, 124-138.
  • Charteris, R. (2007). Daniel Purcell: Ode for St Cecilia's Day 1698. Albany, California: PRB Productions.

2006

  • Charteris, R. (2006). A Late Renaissance Music Manuscript Unmasked. The Electronic British Library Journal, eBLJ, 2006, article 3(1), 1-24.
  • Charteris, R. (2006). Johann Georg von Werdenstein (1542 - 1608): A Major Collector of Early Music Prints. Michigan: Harmonie Park Press.
  • Charteris, R. (2006). L'Amorosa Ero: Eighteen Italian Madrigals for Four Viols, Voices or Recorders. California: PRB Productions.

2005

  • Charteris, R. (2005). [RECLASS] John Coprario: The Fantasias for Two Bass Viols and Organ. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), John Coprario: The Fantasias for Two Bass Viols and Organ, (pp. ii-xvii plus scores). Albany, California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2005). An annotated catalogue of the music manuscripts in the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. New York: Pendragon Press.
  • Charteris, R. (2005). Andrea Gabrieli: Gloria a 16 (1587). Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire: King's Music.
  • Charteris, R. (2005). Andrea Gabrieli: Kyrie a 5, Christe a 8, Kyrie a 12 (1587). Leiden: Brill.
  • Charteris, R. (2005). Giovanni Gabrieli: Confitebor tibi Domine a 13 (from ''Symphoniae Sacrae II'', 1615) (C76). Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Charteris, R. (2005). Giovanni Gabrieli: Confitebor tibi Domine a 13 (from Gruber''s ''Reliquiae'', 1615) (C154). Huntingdon: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Charteris, R. (2005). Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

2004

  • Charteris, R. (2004). A New Keyboard Work by Giovanni Gabrieli and the Relevance of its Compositional Technique. Music and Letters, 85(1), 1-21. [More Information]
  • Charteris, R. (2004). Baroque Music Series No. 33 | Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Canite tuba" for Eight Voices or Voices and Instruments. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Canite tuba", (pp. ii-9 plus parts). Albany, California, USA: PRB Productions.

2003

  • Charteris, R. (2003). Baroque Music Series No. 31 | Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Quem vidistis pastores?" for eight voices or voices and instruments. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Quem vidistis pastores?", (pp. ii-10 plus parts). 963 Peralta Avenue, Albany, California, USA: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Baroque Music Series No. 32 | Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Cibavit nos" for eight voices or voices and instruments. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Cibavit nos", (pp. ii-5 plus parts). Albany, California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Critical Commentary: Giovanni Bassano: Opera Omnia Corpus mensurabilis musicae No. 101, Volume II: The Sacred Vocal Works II. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Opera Omnia, (pp. 25-52). USA: American Institute of Musicology.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Critical Commentary: Giovanni Gabreili: Opera Omnia Corpus mensurabilis musicae No. 12, Volume VII: Motets in Manuscript Sources and Printed Anthologies I. In Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Gabreili: Opera Omnia, (pp. 25-46). USA: American Institute of Musicology.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Critical commentary: John Hingeston: the Fantasia-Suites for Violin, Bas Viol and Organ. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), John Hingeston: the Fantasia-Suites for Violin, Bas Viol and Organ, (pp. 6-11). California, USA: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Giovanni Bassano: Opera omnia, Corpus mensurabilis musicae No. 101, Volume II: The Sacred Vocal Works II: Concerti ecclesiastici a cinque, sei, sette, otto, & dodeci voci (Venice, 1599),voci (Venice, 1599) (Critical Edition). Middleton, Wisconsin: American Institute of Musicology.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Music by Giovanni Gabrieli and his contemporaries: rediscovered sources in the Staats- und Universitatsbibliothek, Hamburg. Musica Disciplina, 52, 251-288.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Music manuscripts missing from the Staats- und Universitatsbibliothek, Hamburg. Royal Musical Association Research Chronicle, 35, 1-40.
  • Charteris, R. (2003). Thomas Lupo: The Four-Part Consort Music. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), The Four-Part Consort Music, (pp. 8-14). London, UK: Fretwork Editions.

2002

  • Charteris, R. (2002). An Early-Seventeenth-Century Collection of Sacred Vocal Music and Its Augsburg Connections. Music Library Association. Notes: quarterly journal of the music library association, 58(3), 511-535.
  • Charteris, R. (2002). Baroque Music Series No. 19 | Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Dic nobis, Maria" for six voices or voices and instruments. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Dic nobis, Maria", (pp. ii-10). 963 Peralta Avenue, Albany, California, USA: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2002). Baroque Music Series No. 29 | Giovanni Bassano: Motet "O Doctor Optime" for six voices or voices and instruments. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Motet "O Doctor Optime", (pp. i-7). 963 Peralta Ave, Albany, California, USA: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2002). Baroque Music Series No. 30 | Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Nativitas Tua" for seven voices or voices and instruments. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), Giovanni Bassano: Motet "Nativitas Tua", (pp. ii-10 plus parts). 963 Peralta Avenue, Albany, California, USA: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2002). Giovanni Gabrieli's Sacrae Symphoniae (Venice, 1597): some rediscovered partbooks with new evidence about performance practice. In Paul Mai (Eds.), Im Dienst der Quellen zur Musik, (pp. 195-228). Tutzing: Hans Schneider.
  • Charteris, R. (2002). Introduction. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), The Six-Part Pieces, (pp. iv-xxxiv). Albany, California: PRB Productions.
  • Charteris, R. (2002). The two-, three- and four-part consort music. London, UK: Fretwork Editions.

2001

  • Charteris, R. (2001). Four Canzonas a 4 (C186-189). Churcham, Gloucester, England: The Beauchamp Press.
  • Charteris, R. (2001). New Connections between Eastern Europe and Works by Philips, Dowland, Marais and Others. Chelys, 29, 3-27.
  • Charteris, R. (2001). The Three-Part Consort Music; Thomas Lupo. In Richard Charteris (Eds.), The Three-Part Consort Music. London: Fretwork.
  • Charteris, R. (2001). Theophilus Hawney: a little-known composer and his much travelled works. Early Music, XXIX/4 November 2001, 626-632.

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