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The Development and Chronology of the Ambrosian Sanctorale: The Evidence of the Antiphon Texts

Terence Bailey

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Although the Milanese church is ancient and its liturgical practice unique, its independence must not lead us to assume that the Ambrosian liturgy and chant are entirely indigenous and uniformly old. ... More


Choral and Congregational Singing in the Church Orders

Joseph Herl

in Worship Wars in Early Lutheranism Choir, Congregation and Three Centuries of Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195365849
eISBN:
9780199864263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365849.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The church orders show that a wide variation existed within Germany as to whether the services were essentially choral or essentially congregational. Local variations also existed: in general, the ... More


Sacred Music: ‘I have thoroughly acquainted myself with that style since my youth’ 1

Julian Rushton

in The Master Musicians: Mozart

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182644
eISBN:
9780199850624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182644.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Most of Mozart's sacred music was composed for the Salzburg liturgy. Although the finest pieces date from the later years, the essential patterns were laid down earlier. As a boy in Paris he composed ... More


Organization and Functions of the Court Musicians

Lewis Lockwood

in Music in Renaissance Ferrara 1400–1505: The Creation of a Musical Center in the Fifteenth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378276
eISBN:
9780199852376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378276.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The performance of secular music in these years took many forms. In the mix of court and church events, the value of a well-staffed corps of musicians, both singers and instrumentalists, is clear. ... More


The Psalms, Hymns, and Other Vespers Music by Martini and Brebis

Lewis Lockwood

in Music in Renaissance Ferrara 1400–1505: The Creation of a Musical Center in the Fifteenth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378276
eISBN:
9780199852376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378276.003.0025
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The double-chorus manuscripts Mod C1 and C2 fully represent the types of polyphonic Office compositions produced for Ercole’s chapel in the 1470s. Their style is closely constrained by the narrow ... More


Soprano as Fetish: Professional Singers in Early Modern Italy

Susan Mcclary

in Desire and Pleasure in Seventeenth-Century Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520247345
eISBN:
9780520952065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247345.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

“Soprano as Fetish” traces the contexts within which a craze for female singers emerged in the late sixteenth century and eventually influenced nearly every aspect of music making. Starting with the ... More


Giovanna De Guzman (Les Vêpres Siciliennes)

Abramo Basevi

in The Operas of Giuseppe Verdi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226094915
eISBN:
9780226095073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226095073.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter analyzes Verdi's Les vêpres siciliennes, first performed in the theater of the Académie Impériale de Musique in Paris on June 13, 1855. The libretto by Messieurs Scribe and Duveyrier was ... More


Stephen Colwell

in Friends of the Unrighteous Mammon: Northern Christians and Market Capitalism, 1815-1860

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226137063
eISBN:
9780226137087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226137087.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Stephen Colwell (1800–1871) lived most of his life among the Philadelphia elite, enjoying a long and distinguished career as an industrialist and philanthropist. He also had considerable abilities as ... More


Eating in Silence in an English Benedictine Monastery

Richard D. G. Irvine

in Food and Faith in Christian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149976
eISBN:
9780231520799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149976.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at the eating habits of English Benedictine communities. The eating patterns of English Benedictine monks do not differ radically from those of the wider English population; the ... More


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