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The Palm Sunday Procession in Medieval Chartres

Craig Wright

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/9780195124538.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents a short history of the Palm Sunday procession in the Western Church followed by a more detailed study of that ritual as it unfolded in medieval Chartres, especially using ... More


Regulations, Reforms, and Controversies

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines six areas of musical performance that were governed or influenced by ecclesiastical decrees or governmental legislation: Asian musics, vernacular‐language vocal music in sacred ... More


From Office to Mass: The Antiphons of Vespers and Lauds and the Antiphons before the Gospel in Northern France

Anne Walters Robertson

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/9780195124538.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In at least five churches in northern France (Amiens, Bayeux, Chartres, St.-Corneille, and St.-Denis), an antiphon was sung before the Gospel in the celebration of the Mass. This practice seems to ... More


GATHERING TOGETHER: Ritual and Ceremony at the Scuole Grandi

Jonathan E. Glixon

in Honoring God and the City: Music at the Venetian Confraternities, 1260-1807

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195134896
eISBN:
9780199868049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134896.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the religious rituals and ceremonies of the scuole grandi. The ceremonial calendars included the most important religious and civic-religious occasions of the Venetian year, ... More


SINGING PRAISES TO THE LORD: The Early Use of Professional Musicians, 1445–1500

Jonathan E. Glixon

in Honoring God and the City: Music at the Venetian Confraternities, 1260-1807

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195134896
eISBN:
9780199868049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134896.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the issue of paid singers of polyphony. First used in the middle of the 15th century, these men were also brothers of the scuole grandi for which they sang. They were paid ... More


Parading the Carnivalesque: Masking Circum-Caribbean Demands: With Catherine Evleshin

Yvonne Daniel

in Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance: Igniting Citizenship

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036538
eISBN:
9780252093579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036538.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines the Carnival and other parade dancing that have brought the people of the African Diaspora together in festive merrymaking. More specifically, it highlights the Carnivalesque ... More


Music, Sound, and Processional Culture

Alexander J. Fisher

in Music, Piety, and Propaganda: The Soundscapes of Counter-Reformation Bavaria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199764648
eISBN:
9780199356553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764648.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chapter 5 explores the use of sound in Bavarian processional culture. While the visual appearance of Catholic processions was indeed striking, sound could extend the effect of processions over far ... More


Madness after Foucault: Medieval Bacchanals

Kélina Gotman

in Choreomania: Dance and Disorder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190840419
eISBN:
9780190840457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840419.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

The nineteenth-century imagination of the Middle Ages—specifically the St. John’s Day dances that intensified in the wake of the bubonic plague, or ‘Black Death’—emphasized bacchanalian raucousness. ... More


Coda: Moving Fields, Modernity, and the Bacchic Chorus

Kélina Gotman

in Choreomania: Dance and Disorder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190840419
eISBN:
9780190840457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840419.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Dance

Modernity can be understood as the cultivation of a fantasy about the past: in the case of choreomania, this ‘past’ was imagined as a rumbling horde, a Bacchic chorus against which purposeful ... More


The Torah Service and the Re-creation of Revelation

Jeffrey A. Summit

in Singing God's Words: The Performance of Biblical Chant in Contemporary Judaism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199844081
eISBN:
9780190497071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844081.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

Torah is read in the context of a special service embedded in the larger worship service and, in Chapter 3, I explain the structure and content of that service. I also consider how worshippers ... More


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