Plainchant is the oldest substantial body of music that has been preserved in any shape or form. It was first written down in Western Europe in the wake of the. It was first written down in Western Europe in the eighth to ninth centuries. After an exposition of early medieval theoretical writing on plainchant, Hiley. David Hiley’s book Western Plainchant: A Handbook, published in , remains the definitive entry point to chant scholarship and reference.
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For anyone interested in the history of Western music, beginning at the beginning and not, as usual, in the middle, this is now the best possible introduction. Liturgical Books and Plainchant Sources. After an exposition of early medieval theoretical writing on plainchant, Hileg provides a historical survey that traces the constantly changing nature of the repertory. Philosophical Papers Third Edition J. This book provides a clear and concise introduction, designed both for those to whom weetern subject is new and those who require a reference work for advanced studies.
Western Plainchant : A Handbook
It begins with an explanation of the liturgies that plainchant was designed to serve. Selected pages Title Page. It was first written down in Western Europe in the eighth to ninth centuries. Plainchant is the oldest substantial body of music that has been preserved in any shape or form.
Many chants have been sung in different times or places in a multitude of forms and styles, responding to differing needs of the Church through the ages. All the chief genres of chant, different types of liturgical book, and plainchant notations are described. Oxford Plaincjant Library Canonici liturg It will be an indispensable introduction and reference source on this important music for many years to come. Book ratings by Goodreads. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
A Handbook Clarendon Paperbacks Series. Description Plainchant is the oldest substantial body of music that has been preserved in any shape or form. This book provides a clear and concise introduction, designed both for those to whom the subject is new and those who require a reference work for advanced study. London British Library Add Contents Analytical Table xii.
There is also the discussion of history through the lenses of notation, early music theory, persons and places of import, the influence of other non-Gregorian repertories, and ending with a discussion of the work of Solesmes.
It begins with an explanation of the liturgies which plainchant was designed to plainchxnt. Roulin The Byzantine Liturgy by H.
Western Plainchant : David Hiley :
Overview Description Reviews and Awards. A Handbook David Hiley No preview available – Edinburgh University Library A generation of students and scholars will bless him for his achievement. Academic Skip to main content. Because it is available in a free pdf download from the University of Regensburg, where Hiley works.
He also discusses important musicians and centers of composition. Audio of Archbishop Sample’s Talk It’s not meant to be easy Gregorian Chant and Other Chant Repertories.
Benedictus – a new Catholic Liberal Arts College i The historical relations between Gregorian, Old-Roman, Milanese, Spanish, and other repertories is considered. It was first written down in Western Europe in the wake of the Carolingian renaissance of the 8th and 9th centuries. Article About the Laocoon – its Provenance and th A Liturgical Debate by Fr.
Starting with an insightful look into the basics of liturgical placement and chant genres, it goes on to explore the primary sources vital to scholarship in the field.
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