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Sound in Prayer Books

Emma Dillon

in The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732951
eISBN:
9780199932061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732951.003.0046
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the evidence of sound in prayer via the large corpus of prayerbooks, especially the new genre of Books of Hours and Psalters. Largely the province of art historians, it argues ... More


Devotional Listening and the Montpellier Codex

Emma Dillon

in The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732951
eISBN:
9780199932061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732951.003.0096
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the supermusical effect of the repertory of devotional motets in light of the evidence for sound in prayer. It illustrates the close affinity between the sounds associated with ... More


The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330

Emma Dillon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732951
eISBN:
9780199932061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732951.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Among the most memorable innovations of music and poetry in thirteenth-century France was a genre that seemed to privilege sound over sense. The polytextual motet is especially well-known to scholars ... More


Paris, Rome, and Sweden 1902–1905

Donald Prater

in A Ringing Glass: The Life of Rainer Maria Rilke

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158912
eISBN:
9780191673405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158912.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

In Paris, Rilke became friends with Rodin and worked as his secretary. He also wrote more ‘prayers’, the Book of Poverty and Death, to form the third cycle of the Book of Hours. Rilke stayed in Rome ... More


John Northwood’s Miscellany Revisited

Wendy Scase

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

London, British Library, MS Additional 37787, a volume of prayers and other devotions and related material, was part-edited by Nita S. Baugh as A Worcestershire Miscellany Compiled by John Northwood ... More


The Study of Arabic in Europe during the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

G. J. TOMMER

in Eastern Wisedome and Learning: The Study of Arabic in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202912
eISBN:
9780191675591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202912.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Involvement of the European nations with the Ottoman Empire and trade and the growth of interest among Western Europeans in establishing links with the Eastern Churches are the two factors favouring ... More


Latin Primers

Kate van Orden

in Materialities: Books, Readers, and the Chanson in Sixteenth-Century Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199360642
eISBN:
9780199360666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360642.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter recovers the student’s first experiences of written texts by concentrating on Latin "primers": ABCs, books of hours, and catechisms. These pedagogical texts regularly open with the Pater ... More


Chapel and Household

Nigel Saul

in Lordship and Faith: The English Gentry and the Parish Church in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198706199
eISBN:
9780191775291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706199.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Taking the term ‘chapel’ in the sense of a domestic institution as well as a building, this chapter examines medieval chapel religion as practised in the domestic establishments of the nobility and ... More


g for God

Ulrich Baer

in The Rilke Alphabet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256280
eISBN:
9780823261338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256280.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Rilke wrestled with faith and religion in all of his writings; his attitude toward God also sheds light on his understanding of sexuality. Many other writers responded strongly to Rilke’s writings on ... More


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