Music in the Medieval English Liturgy: Plainsong and Medii'Aval Music Society Centennial Essays

Music in the Medieval English Liturgy: Plainsong and Medii'Aval Music Society Centennial Essays

ISBN-10:
0193161257
ISBN-13:
9780193161252
Pub. Date:
10/28/1992
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA

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Music in the Medieval English Liturgy: Plainsong and Medii'Aval Music Society Centennial Essays

This collection of essays celebrates the work of the Plainsong and Mediaeval Music society and was written in particular to celebrate their centenary. Founded in 1888, the Society quickly established two areas of activity: to propagate information on medieval music and to revitalize the Anglican liturgy with the riches of the plainchant of the Roman Rite. Focusing on the scholarly side of the society's activities, the essays reflect the founders' interest in medieval music, both monophonic and polyphonic, and, particularly, their concern with chant. The contributors are among the most distinguished scholars of medieval music of recent years. Their essays are complemented by many music examples and a number of line drawings.

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ISBN-13: 9780193161252
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 10/28/1992
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 426
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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