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Western plainchant in the first millennium : studies in the Medieval liturgy and its music

Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 2003.
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This volume, which originated as a series of papers presented at a symposium in honour of Jim McKinnon, discusses problems in chant scholarship. The essays emphasize the wide range the field  Read more...


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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 075460389X 9780754603894
OCLC Number: 470407214
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 461-496. Index.
Description: XIX-523 p. : ill., mus. ; 24 cm + 1 disque compact
Contents: Contents: Preface; Afterthoughts on The Origins of the Liturgical Year, Thomas J. Talley; The desert, the city, and psalmody in the late 4th century, Joseph Dyer; Monastic reading and the emerging Roman chant repertory, Peter Jeffrey; Songs of exile, songs of pilgrimage, Nancy van Deusen; The geography of martinmass, Alejandro Enrique Planchart; Style and structure in early offices of the Sanctorale, David Hiley; From the advent project to the late Middle Ages: Some issues of transmission, David G. Hughes; Glosses on music and grammar and the advent of music writing in the west, Charles M. Atkinson; Concerning a chronology for chant, LA!szlA^3 Dobszay; Tollite portas: an Ante-Evangelium reclaimed?, Kenneth Levy; The diagrams interpolated into the Musica Isidori and the scale of old Hispanic chant, Michel Huglo; Old Roman votive-mass chants in Florence, Biblioteca Riccardiana, MSS 299 and 300 and Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Archivio San Pietro F11: a source study, John Boe; Reading the melodies of the old Roman mass proper: a hypothesis defended, Edward Nowacki; 'Epulari autem et gaudere oportebat', Ruth Steiner; From alleluia to sequence: some definitions of relations, Calvin M. Bower; Some Notkerian sequences in Germanic print culture of the 15th & 16th centuries, Theodore Karp; Modal Neumes at Sens, Thomas Forrest Kelly; Singing the nuance in Communion antiphons, Richard Crocker; Bibliography; Indexes.
Responsibility: ed. by Sean Gallagher, James Haar, John Nádas ... [et al.].
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