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Sacred Narrative in the Divine Office

Benjamin Brand

in Holy Treasure and Sacred Song: Relic Cults and their Liturgies in Medieval Tuscany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199351350
eISBN:
9780199351374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351350.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter traces the literary and musical development of Tuscan plainchant sung at the hours of the Divine Office, e.g. vespers, matins, lauds, and vespers, in honor of saints whose cults had been ... More


Ressourcement and the Renewal of Catholic Liturgy: On Celebrating the New Rite

Keith F. Pecklers

in Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199552870
eISBN:
9780191731037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552870.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter presents an overview of the twentieth‐century liturgical movement and the fruit of that movement in the liturgical reforms of the Second Vatican Council (1962‐65). Of particular ... More


Holy Treasure and Sacred Song: Relic Cults and their Liturgies in Medieval Tuscany

Benjamin Brand

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199351350
eISBN:
9780199351374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351350.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores the complex interplay between relic cults and the liturgy in the Middle Ages. The cults of saints buried in churches throughout Christendom provoked expressions of devotion through ... More


Daily Offices and More: The Nuns in the Interior Church

Jonathan E. Glixon

in Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters?: Venetian Nunneries and Their Music

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190259129
eISBN:
9780190259143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259129.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The nuns themselves performed the Divine Offices in their choir, following procedures carefully outlined in ceremonial books, a few of which survive for Venice. In most cases, these were sung in ... More


Liturgical Intercession through the Psalms

Renie S. Choy

in Intercessory Prayer and the Monastic Ideal in the Time of the Carolingian Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790518
eISBN:
9780191834486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790518.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter 3 concerns the psalmody of the Divine Office, observing the purposes undergirding Carolingian intercessory accretions. I analyse the Carolingian reception of patristic psalms exegesis and ... More


Public Liturgy: Professional Male Musicians in the Exterior Church

Jonathan E. Glixon

in Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters?: Venetian Nunneries and Their Music

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190259129
eISBN:
9780190259143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259129.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Unlike those in many other cities, Venetian nuns acted primarily as patrons, rather than performers. This chapter examines the employment of musicians, both singers and instrumentalists, for a wide ... More


The Church Music Industry

Nicholas Baragwanath

in The Solfeggio Tradition: A Forgotten Art of Melody in the Long Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197514085
eISBN:
9780197514115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514085.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter details the daily routine of an apprentice, which involved singing and playing for an interminable round of church services as part of the enormous liturgical music industry in Italy. ... More


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