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Music and Meaning in Old Hispanic Lenten Chants - a book by Hornby, Emma

Music and Meaning in Old Hispanic Lenten Chants

Psalmi, Threni and the Easter Vigil Canticles

Music and Meaning in Old Hispanic Lenten Chants( )
Author: Hornby, Emma
Maloy, Rebecca
Series title:Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $130.00
Book Description:

Medieval Iberian liturgical practice was independent of the Roman liturgy. As such, its sources preserve an unfamiliar and fascinating devotional journey through the liturgical year. However, although Old Hispanic liturgical chant has long been considered one of the most important medieval chant traditions, what musical notation to survive shows only where the melodies rise and fall, not precise intervals or pitches. This lack of pitch-readable notation has prevented scholars from...
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