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Cross, sword, and lyre : sacred music at the imperial court of Ferdinand II of Habsburg (1619-1637)

Author: Steven Saunders
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Cross, Sword and Lyre introduces a nearly lost culture: the Vienna court of the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II (1619-37). During the Thirty Years War, Vienna was home to one of the largest, most resplendent musical organizations in Europe, and an important hub for the assimilation of modern Italianate music in the German-speaking lands. In this book Steven Saunders looks at the music in its cultural context,  Read more...
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Saunders, Steven.
Cross, sword, and lyre.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)654658403
Named Person: Ferdinand, Holy Roman Emperor; Ferdinand, empereur germanique; Giovanni Priuli; Giovanni Valentini; Ferdinand, Holy Roman Emperor; Giovanni Valentini; Ferdinand, Römisch-Deutsches Reich Kaiser II.; Giovanni Priuli; Ferdinand, Heiliges Römisches Reich Kaiser; Ferdinand, Heiliges Römisches Reich Kaiser; Ferdinand <II, empereur germanique, 1578-1637>; Priuli, Giovanni <m. 1626>; Valentini, Giovanni <m. 1649>
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Saunders
ISBN: 0198163126 9780198163121
OCLC Number: 31288065
Description: xx, 358 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Ferdinand II and the Culture of the Habsburg Court --
2. The Imperial Music Chapel under Ferdinand II --
3. Music and Liturgy at the Imperial Court --
4. The Legacy of Giovanni Gabrieli: Priuli's Missa sine nomine and Valentini's Missa Diligam te Domine --
5. Music in the Mirror of Politics: Valentini's Messa, Magnificat et Jubilate Deo a sette chori concertati con le trombe --
6. Ingeniorum parens Italia: The Small-Scale Motet before 1625 --
7. Ad decus Ecclesiae: Baroque Style-Consciousness and Priuli's 1624 Masses --
8. The Italianization of Viennese Culture: Marian Motets from Valentini's Sacri concerti --
9. Fiducia in Christi crucem: Habsburg Spirituality and the Cross Motets from Valentini's Sacri concerti --
Epilogue: The Funeral of Ferdinand II --
Appendix A. Personnel of the Imperial Music Chapel under Ferdinand II (1619-1637) --
Appendix B. List of the Sacred Vocal Works of Giovanni Priuli and Giovanni Valentini --
Appendix C. Anthology of Musical Works.
Responsibility: Steven Saunders.
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An introduction to a lost musical culture: the Viennese court of the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II (1615-37). Drawing on a wide range of literature, the text seeks to place sacred music at the  Read more...

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