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Singing a New Song unto the Lord: Catholic Church Music

James J. Boyce

in From Trent to Vatican II: Historical and Theological Investigations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178067
eISBN:
9780199784905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178068.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Council of Trent and the Second Vatican Council made pronouncements concerning music in response to calls for change in the years preceding, and their decisions have had a significant impact on ... More


1846–1878

Katharine Ellis

in Interpreting the Musical Past: Early Music in Nineteenth Century France

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195365856
eISBN:
9780199867738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365856.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on a period when the expansion of early music activity began to cause adverse comment: was it a reactionary threat to living composers? Developments in music publishing attest to ... More


Enactment in Music

David Brown

in God and Mystery in Words: Experience through Metaphor and Drama

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231836
eISBN:
9780191716201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231836.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the tradition of liturgical and choral music. It begins by considering the medieval situation and the ideals on which it operated. It then examines the attempt to reform the ... 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


Liturgical Reform: The End of the Established Church

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269946
eISBN:
9780191600647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Continues the previous argument. Many attempts to introduce modern vernacular liturgies, and widespread urban public debate thereon, were hampered by a ruler's authorized liturgy. Particular ... More


The Trash Twin of Fifth Avenue (1990–97)

Salvatore Basile

in Fifth Avenue Famous: The Extraordinary Story of Music at St. Patrick's Cathedral

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231874
eISBN:
9780823234929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231874.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Almost as quickly as the news of John Grady's death was spreading through the ranks of choir members by phone, Monsignor Dalla Villa was sitting down to an emergency meeting ... More


For the First Time(s) in Cathedral History (1998– )

Salvatore Basile

in Fifth Avenue Famous: The Extraordinary Story of Music at St. Patrick's Cathedral

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231874
eISBN:
9780823234929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231874.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Whatever had befallen the music department of St. Patrick's Cathedral, its members could point with pride to the fact that their music had been led by a succession of only six ... More


Liturgical and Religious Music in Europe, 1500–1800

in The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770866
eISBN:
9780804773812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770866.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the liturgical and religious music brought by Franciscan and Jesuit missionaries to New Spain and ultimately to the frontier missions during the period from 1500 to 1800. It ... More


The Orgelbüchlein Project

Russell Stinson

in Bach: The Orgelbüchlein

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780193862142
eISBN:
9780199853106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780193862142.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

To study the Orgelbüchlein is to witness a familiar scene in the history of the Western church: an organist compiling organ music for use during worship. In other words, the Orgelbüchlein belongs to ... More


Introduction

in The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770866
eISBN:
9780804773812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770866.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about sacred music in mission communities throughout northern New Spain from the founding of the northern missions in the late ... More


Parody and Its Consequences in the Christmas Oratorio

Daniel R. Melamed

in Listening to Bach: The Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190881054
eISBN:
9780190882570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881054.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Johann Sebastian Bach set the poetic texts in the Christmas Oratorio—everything that isn’t gospel narrative or hymn stanza—to music he had originally composed for civic occasions. This raises many ... More


Growth of Liturgical Music in the Iakovian Era1

Frank Desby

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Little has been written about the considerable changes in Greek Orthodox sacred music in America. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the two most common types of Greek music ... More


Voices and Invoices: The Hamburg Vocal Ensemble of C. P. E. Bach

Evan Cortens

in Bach Perspectives, Volume 11: J. S. Bach and His Sons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041488
eISBN:
9780252050084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041488.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter takes a detailed view of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach’s singers, vocal performance materials, and pay records in Hamburg. Particular attention is paid to the occasional choral music for ... More


Harilaos Papapostolou (1932–1998): —National Endowment for the Arts

Tina Bucuvalas (ed.)

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0034
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In Agrinion, Greece, HarilaosPapapostolou apprenticed with a traditional psaltis, or chanter, at age five, and mastered the enormous repertoire that composed the liturgical cycle. He became the head ... More


Building Corpus Christi

William Whyte

in History of Universities: Volume XXXII / 1-2: Renaissance College: Corpus Christi College, Oxford, in Context, 1450-1600

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198848523
eISBN:
9780191882937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848523.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes musical participation in Corpus Christi College. Richard Fox’s apparently modest provision for liturgical music at Corpus is intelligible once the chapel ministers are viewed ... More


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