Juan Carlos Asensio Palacios

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Juan Carlos Asensio Palacios
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Juan Carlos Asensio Palacios studied Chant and liturgical music in the Escolanía de Santa Cruz del Valle de los Caídos and in the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid where he later specialized in musicology and choir direction. He is the director of the ensemble Schola Antiqua, and has published several specialized articles along with transcriptions of the Madrid Codex, the Las Huelgas Codex, an a monograph regarding Gregorian Chant for Alianza publishing house. Until 2009 Juan Carlos was Professor of Gregorian Chant and Musical Paleography in the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Salamanca. Presently, he is professor of Medieval Music History, Notation, Codicology, and Liturgical Chants in the Escola Superior de Música of Catalonia (ESMUC), as well as a collaborator of the Atêlier de Paléographie Musicale of the Solesmes Abbey. He is also member of the Consiglio Direttivo of the AISCGre (Associazione Internazionale Studi di Canto Gregoriano), and editor of the publication Estudios Gregorianos.