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The Sources of Beneventan Chant / Edition 1

The Sources of Beneventan Chant / Edition 1

by Thomas Forrest Kelly


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ISBN-13: 9781409405306
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/28/2011
Series: Variorum Collected Studies Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(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: Introduction; Part I Repertory, Sources, Style: The Beneventan Chant; Notes on a census of Beneventan manuscripts; Music of Benevento cathedral. Part II Individual Sources: Palimpsest evidence of an Old-Beneventan gradual; Montecassino and the Old Beneventan chant; Beneventan fragments at Altamura; A musical fragment at Bisceglie containing an unknown Beneventan office; A Beneventan borrowing in the Saint Cecilia gradual; New Beneventan liturgical fragments in Lanciano, Lucera, and Penne containing further evidence of the Old Beneventan chant; New evidence of the Old Beneventan chant. Part III Context: The oldest musical notation at Montecassino; Abbot Desiderius and the two liturgical chants of Montecassino; Beneventan liturgy and music in Tuscany: Lucca, Biblioteca Capitolare Feliniana ms. 606; Non-Gregorian music in an antiphoner of Benevento; A Beneventan notated breviary in Naples (Archivio Storico Diocesano, Fondo Ebdomadari, Cod. Misc. 1, fasc. VII; Musical relations between Venice and Benevento; Tradition and innovation in the antiphoner Benevento 848; Indexes.

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