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The Practice of Medieval Music-Studies in Chant and Performance / Edition 1

The Practice of Medieval Music-Studies in Chant and Performance / Edition 1

by Thomas Forrest Kelly


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ISBN-13: 9781409405276
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Series: Variorum Collected Studies Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Thomas Forrest Kelly is Harvard College Professor and Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music, Harvard University, USA

Table of Contents

Contents: Part 1 Roman Matters: Old-Roman chant and the Responsories of Noah: new evidence from Sutri; Candle, text, ceremony: the Exultet at Rome. Part 2 Embellishing the Liturgy: Introducing the Gloria in excelsis; New music from old: the structuring of responsory prosas; Melodic elaboration in responsory melismas; Melisma and prosula: the performance of responsory tropes; Neuma triplex; Modal neumes at Sens. Part 3 Singing from Scrolls: Structure and ornament in chant: the case of the Beneventan Exultet; The liturgical rotulus at Benevento; A Milanese processional roll at the Beinecke library. Part 4 Later Medieval Music: Medieval composers of liturgical chant; Early polyphony at Montecassino; Indexes.

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