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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


AN HONORABLE AND NECESSARY WORK: Music at the Scuole Piccole in the Seventeenth Century

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/9780195134896.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter treats musical activities at the scuole piccole in the 17th century. Their patronal feasts remained important occasions for music, but other events also become significant. The Scuola ... More


PROCESSION, VESPERS, SONGS, AND ORGAN: The Scuole Piccole and Music to 1600

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/9780195134896.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the earliest musical activities at the hundreds of smaller confraternities known as scuole piccole. It provides an overview of the variety of scuole piccole and their ... More


WITH JUBILANT VOICES: The Final Century of Music at the Scuole Piccole, 1700–1807

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/9780195134896.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter is concerned with the final century of music at the scuole piccole, ending with their suppression in 1807 after the Napoleonic conquest of Venice. Many scuole during this period hired ... More


SO SUPER‐EXCELLENT: Music for the Annual Festa, 1500–1650

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/9780195134896.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The most important musical event for a scuola grande was the annual celebration of the feast day of its patron saint. In the 16th and early 17th centuries, the scuole each hired some of the best ... More


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