Professor Yolanda Plumley



The Art of Grafted Song: Citation and Allusion in the Age of Machaut, Oxford University Press, 2013.

with Di Bacco G, Citation, Intertextuality, and Memory in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, II: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Medieval Culture, Liverpool, University of Liverpool Press, 2013.

with Di Bacco G, Jossa S, Citation, Intertextuality, and Memory in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, I: Image, Music and Text, from Machaut to Ariosto, Exeter, University of Exeter Press, 2011.

with Stone A, A Late Medieval Songbook and its Context: New Perspectives on the Chantilly Codex (Bibliotheque du Chateau de Chantilly, Ms. 564), Turnhout, Brepols, 2009.

with Stone A, Codex Chantilly: Bibliothèque du chateau de Chantilly, 564: Introduction and Facsimile, Turnhout, Brepols, 2008.

The Grammar of Fourteenth-Century Melody: Tonal Organization and Compositional Process in the Chansons of Guillaume de Machaut and the Ars Subtilior, New York and London, Garland Publishing / Routledge, 1996.


La composition par réélaboration chez Guillaume de Machaut: le cas de Dame, se vous n'avez aperceu (R13), Analyse musicale, 2004, 64-76

Crossing Borderlines: Points of Contact between the Late-Fourteenth Century Song and Lyric Repertories, Acta musicologica, vol. 76, 2004, 201-221

Intertextuality in the Fourteenth-Century Chanson., Music and Letters, vol. 84, no. 3, 2003, 355-377

Playing the Citation Game in the Late-Fourteenth Century, Early Music, vol. 31, 2003, 20-39

An Episode in the South? Ars subtilior and the Patronage of French Princes., Early Music History, vol. 22, 2003, 103-168

Musicians at Laon Cathedral in the early Fifteenth Century, Urban History, vol. 29, 2002, 19-34

Citation and Allusion in the Late Ars Nova: the Case of Esperance and the En attendant Songs, Early Music History, vol. 18, Cambridge University Press, 1999, 287-363

Buying Books, Narrating the Past: Owning a Medieval Music Manuscript in the Fifteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Journal of the Early Book Society, vol. 7, 84-101


Guillaume de Machaut and the Advent of a New School of Lyric ca. 1350: The Prestige of the Past, in Leo D (eds) An Illuminated Manuscript of the ‘Collected Works’ of Guillaume de Machaut (BnF, ms. fr. 1586): A Vocabulary for Exegesis, Turnhout: Brepols, 2018

Memories of the mainland in the Songs of the Cyprus codex, in Clément G, Fabre I (eds) Poetry and Music of the ars subtilior Period (1380-1430): The Codex Turin, BNU J.II.9, Paris: Garnier, 2018

Citational Practice in the Late Middle Ages, in Everist M, Kelly T (eds) The Cambridge History of Medieval Music, Cambridge University Press, 2017

The Power of Songs Past: Evoking Old Courtly Songs in Fifteenth-Century Lyrics for Easter, in Alberni A, Lannutti S (eds) Polyphonic Voices: Poetic and Musical Dialogues in the European Ars Nova, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017

with Smilansky U, Bearn, in Wallace D (eds) Europe: a Literary History, 1348-1418, Oxford University Press, 2016

French lyrics and songs for the New Year, ca. 1380-1420, in Berger AMB, Rodin J (eds) The Cambridge History of Fifteenth Century Music, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015, 374-400

Lyrics With and Without: Guillaume de Machaut's Compositional Reworking and the Case of Dame, se vous n'avez aperceu (Rondeau 13), in Bain J, McGrady D (eds) A Companion to Guillaume de Machaut.­ An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Master, Brill, 2012

Citation, Allusion et Portrait du Prince: peinture, parole, et musique, in Fasseur V (eds) Froissart à la cour de Béarn: l'écrivain, les arts et le pouvoir, Turnhout: Brepols, 2009

with Stone A, Cordier's Songs Revisited: Connections between the Chantilly Codex and MS Oxford 213, in Plumley Y, Stone A (eds) A Late Medieval Songbook and its Context: New Perspectives on Codex Bibliothéque du Château de Chantilly, 564, Turnhout: Brepols, 2009

Franco-Italian Politics and Cultural Exchange: Philipoctus de Caserta's song Par le grant senz d'Adriane la sage and the Italian campaign of Louis, duc d'Anjou (1382), in Andrews F, Drell J, Jansen K (eds) Medieval Italy: Texts in Translation, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009

with Connolly M, Crossing the Channel: French Lyrics in England in the early Fifteenth Century, in Ainsworth P, Croenen G (eds) Patrons, Authors and Workshops: Books and Book Production in Paris circa 1400, Leuven: Peeters, 2006

The Marriage of Words and Music: Musique Naturele and Musique Artificiele in Machaut's Sans cuer, dolens (Rondeau 4)., in Leach E (eds) Machaut's Music: New Interpretations, Boydell & Brewer, 2003, 231-248

Ciconia's Sus une fontayne and the Legacy of Philipoctus de Caserta, in Vendrix P (eds) Johannes Ciconia, musicien de la transition, Turnhout: Brepols, 2003

Whose Voice is it Anyway? Songs within Songs in the Age of Machaut, in Brownlee K, Dillon E (eds) Etymologies of Medieval Song, Turnhout: Brepols

Scholarly editions

with Palmer RB, The Complete Works of Guillaume de Machaut, University of Michigan Press, 2016