The Study of Medieval Chant: Paths and Bridges, East and West. In Honor of Kenneth Levy

The Study of Medieval Chant: Paths and Bridges, East and West. In Honor of Kenneth Levy

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by Peter Jeffery
     
 

Comparative studies of medieval chant traditions in western Europe, Byzantium and the Slavic nations illuminate music, literacy and culture.See more details below

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Comparative studies of medieval chant traditions in western Europe, Byzantium and the Slavic nations illuminate music, literacy and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851158006
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
11/18/2002
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

List of plates
List of tables
List of examples
Bibliographical abbreviations
Biblical citations
Musical pitches and modes
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Pt. IEmerging and Converging Textual Traditions1
1Liturgical psalmody in the Sermons of St. Augustine: an introduction7
2The first Marian feast in Constantinople and Jerusalem: chant texts, readings, and homiletic literature25
3The Cantatorium, from Charlemagne to the fourteenth century89
4A new folio for Mt. Athos MS Chilandari 307, with some observations on the contents of the Slavic Lenten Sticherarion and Pentekostarion105
Pt. IIMode and Melos125
5The modes before the modes: antiphon and differentia in Western chant131
6The earliest oktoechoi: the role of Jerusalem and Palestine in the beginnings of modal ordering147
7Guido's Tritus: an aspect of chant style211
Pt. IIITurning Points in the History of the Neumatic Notations227
8The other modus: on the theory and practice of intervals in the eleventh and twelfth centuries233
9Russian musical azbuki: a turning point in the history of Slavonic chant257
Pt. IVCase Studies in Melodic Transmission269
10Kontakion melodies in oral and written tradition273
11On the verses of the offertory Elegerunt283
12The trisagion in some Byzantine and Slavonic stichera303
13Proses in the sources of Roman chant, and their alleluias313
Conclusion341
Publications of Kenneth Levy343
Index of manuscripts347
Index of chant incipits355
Index of Biblical references359
Subject index364

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