Plainsong in the Age of Polyphony

Plainsong in the Age of Polyphony

by Thomas Forrest Kelly (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521106894
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/02/2009
Series: Cambridge Studies in Performance Practice , #2
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Thomas Forrest Kelly; 1. Plainsong and polyphony 250-1550 John Caldwell; 2. Notated performance practices in Parisian chant manuscripts of the thirteenth century Michel Huglo; 3. The geography of the liturgy at Notre-Dame of Paris Rebecca A. Baltzer; 4. The Feast of Fools and Danielis Iudus: popular tradition in a medieval cathedral play Margot Fassler; 5. The Mass of Guillaume de Machaut in the cathedral of Reims Anne Walters Robertson; 6. Sacred polyphony and local traditions of liturgy and plainsong: reflections on music by Jacob Obrecht M. Jennifer Bloxam; 7. The performance of chant in the Renaissance and its interactions with polyphony Richard Sherr; 8. Patronage, music and liturgy in Renaissance Mantua Iain Fenlon; Index.

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