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Cross, Sword, and Lyre

Sacred Music at the Imperial Court of Ferdinand II of Habsburg (1615-1637)

Cross, Sword, and Lyre( )
Author: Saunders, Steven
Series title:Oxford Monographs on Music Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-816312-1
Publication Date:Jul 1995
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $75.00
Book Description:

This book introduces a nearly lost music culture: the Vienna court of the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II (1619-37). During the Thirty Years War, Vienna was home to one of the largest, most resplendent musical organizations in Europe, making it an important hub for the assimilation of modern Italianate music in the German-speaking lands. Saunders looks at the music in its cultural context, showing how sacred music at this pivotal center was shaped by the composers, institutions, and...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Music / Religious / Christian
Music / History & Criticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.38 x 9.5 x 1.023 Inches
Book Weight:1.8 Pounds
Author Biography
Saunders, Steven (Author)
Steven Saunders is a chef, restaurateur, author, & TV personality who combines Feng Shui design with award-winning cuisine in his internationally acclaimed restaurants.

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