Chant, Liturgy, and the Inheritance of Rome: Essays in Honour of Joseph Dyer [Hardback]

Daniel J. DiCenso(Editor); Rebecca Maloy(Editor); Barbara Haggh-Huglo(Contributor); Catherine Carver McCurrach(Contributor); Charles M Atkinson(Contributor); Barbara Haggh(Contributor)

ISBN: 9781907497346 | Published by: Henry Bradshaw Society | Series: Henry Bradshaw Society Subsidia | Volume: 8 | Year of Publication: 2017 | 596p, H9.25 x W6.25, 2 color. 28 b/w. 6 line.
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Chant, Liturgy, and the Inheritance of Rome


Containing substantial new studies in music, liturgy, history, art history, and palaeography from established and emerging scholars, this volume takes a cross-disciplinary approach to one of the most celebrated and vexing questions about plainsong and liturgy in the Middle Ages: how to understand the influence of Rome? Some essays address this question directly, examining Roman sources, Roman liturgy, or Roman practice, whilst others consider the sway ofRome more indirectly, by looking later sources, received practices, or emerging traditions that owe a foundational debt to Rome.

Daniel J. DiCenso is Assistant Professor of Music at the College of the Holy Cross; Rebecca Maloy is Professor of Musicology at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Contributors: Charles M. Atkinson, Rebecca A. Baltzer, James Borders, Susan Boynton, Catherine Carver, Daniel J. DiCenso, David Ganz, Barbara Haggh-Huglo, David Hiley, Emma Hornby, Thomas Forrest Kelly, William Mahrt, Charles B. McClendon, Luisa Nardini, Edward Nowacki , Christopher Page, Susan Rankin, John F. Romano, Mary E. Wolinski

Table of Contents

Doxa en ipsistis Theo: Its Textual and Melodic Tradition in the 'Missa graeca' - Charles M Atkinson
The Changing Roles of Old Saint Peter's in Late Antique and Early Medieval Rome - Charles McClendon
The Archdeacon, Power, and Liturgy before 1000 - John Romano
The Earliest Antiphons of the Roman Office - Edward Nowacki
The Paschal Vigil in Medieval Rome - Thomas Kelly
As the Bells Toll: Parish Proximity in Medieval Rome - Catherine Carver McCurrach
The Moment of Scrutiny in the Missale Gallicanum Vetus and the Instruction of Catechumens in Merovingian and Carolingian Francia - David Ganz
Melodic Style and the Transmission History of the Beneventan Easter Vigil Canticles - Emma Hornby
Fitting New Texts into Old Melodies: The Diffusion and Technique of Prosulas for Tracts and Graduals - Luisa Nardini
Singing the Psalter in the Early Middle Ages - Susan K Rankin
The Tonality of the Numerical Offices in Cambrai, Médiathèque municipale, MS 38 - Barbara Haggh-Huglo
Revisiting the Admonitio generalis - Daniel J. DiCenso
An Overlooked Source of the Pontifical romain du XIIe siècle and its Chants: Lyon, Bibliothèque des Facultés catholiques, MS Réserve 1/0011 [olim MS 2] - James Borders
Music and the Cluniac Vision of History in Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, lat. 17716 - Susan Boynton
To Chant in a Vale of Tears -
Melodic Trope as Modal Rhetoric - William Mahrt
Proper Office Chants for St George in South German Manuscripts - David Hiley
Notre-Dame and the Challenge of the Sainte-Chapelle in Thirteenth-Century Paris - Rebecca Baltzer
Music for the Confraternity of St James in Paris - Mary Wolinski
Publications by Joseph Dyer

Reviews & Quotes

"Overall this book is a fitting tribute to Joseph Dyer and will be of interest to a wide variety of medieval scholars."


"Impressive.. For students of medieval liturgy, especially relating to the continent, this is an important volume."


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