Medieval polyphony in the Bodleian Library. [Catalogue] by Anselm Hughes

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ContributionsBodleian Library.
LC ClassificationsML136.O9 H9
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Pagination63 p.
Number of Pages63
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Genre/Form: Bibliography Catalogs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hughes, Anselm, Medieval polyphony in the Bodleian Library. A Critical Companion to Medieval Motets. Edited by Jared C. Hartt. The Boydell Press, pages. By Samantha Bassler. This impressive volume features scholarly experts critically engaging with the evolution of the Medieval motet — a genre difficult to define, despite its influence on the development of rhythm, notation, and polyphony.

Choir book (containing settings of the Magnificat for five voices, see A. Hughes, Medieval Polyphony in the Bodleian Library, Oxford,p and Ker,no). The Selden Carol Book is a medieval carol manuscript held by the Bodleian Library in Oxford (Selden MS. Along with the Trinity Carol Roll, with which it shares five contemporaneous carols and texts (for example the Agincourt Carol), it is one of the main sources for 15th century English carols, and like the Trinity Roll contains the music as the well as the texts.

DIAMM (the Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music) is a leading resource for the study of medieval manuscripts. We present images and metadata for thousands of manuscripts on this website. We also provide a home for scholarly resources and editions, undertake digital restoration of damaged manuscripts and documents, publish high-quality.

This book looks afresh at these manuscripts through ten case studies, representing key sources in Latin, French, German, and English from across Europe during the Middle Ages. Each chapter is authored by a leading expert and treats a case study in detail, including a listing of the manuscript's overall contents, a summary of its treatment in.

From inside the book. What people are Alleluia Amalar Ambrosian Ambrosian chant antiphons Bibl Bodleian breve Byzantine Music cadence cantus cauda choir Christ Christian Church clausulae composed composition conductus Coussemaker drama early Eastern eleventh century example New Oxford History of Music: Early medieval music up to From medieval maps to digital cartograms, this book features highlights from the Bodleian Library’s extraordinary map collection together with rare artefacts and some stunning examples from.

The cover art comes from 'Coronation of the Virgin' from a Book of Hours, from France and Belgium, circa There are other details from this book and from other manuscripts found in the Medieval polyphony in the Bodleian Library.

book Library, Oxford, throughout this booklet Anonymous 4 --Contrary to the implication of their name, the Anonymous 4 are not anonymous/5(11). In the chapter act-book he is recorded as bequeathing three books (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Ashm.

fol. 38v). None is associated with him in the list, which does name him as donor of a chalice and vestment (Cox, pp.–10).Cited by: Much of Peerson's compositional work took place outside the official Anglican liturgy, however; the efforts of Thomas Hamond of Suffolk ensured the survival of Peerson's Latin polyphony when he copied five partbooks, four of which survive (Oxford, Bodleian Library, Mss.

Mus. Liturg. f brecto, late 14th century, Oxford University, Bodleian Library Medieval Music and the Church. For the Church, music outside of religious devotion was often considered sinful. Marginalia from religious texts such as this miniature from a Dutch Book of monk is playing a violin-like instrument with a weaving tool while Author: Caitlin Dempsey.

Photo: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford. Many people find music hard to read. How, then, do you set about deciphering music and song lyrics written years ago in a timeworn medieval manuscript. Timothy Glover (UCLA) decodes the secrets of an intriguing early book, in a post derived from his recent article in Postgraduate English.

The function of rondellus, as of polyphony generally, in the medieval church service was to emphasise the joy and Bodleian Library, MS Corpus Christi Collegef. The Cambridge History of Medieval Music. 2 vols. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, E-mail Citation» A comprehensive history of medieval music, with chapters written by authorities on their subjects.

Chapter 11 is devoted specifically to medieval music theory, but references to the subject appear also in chapt 22, 26, and Medieval Polyphony', ibid., pp. x I wish to express my gratitude to Professor Denis Stevens for alerting me to the possible existence of this Gloria and to Dr.

Margaret Bent for providing me with copies of her photostat of the manuscript and for her kind opinion as to its date. Bodleian Library (GB-Ob) Oxford, United Kingdom. Archive website: Bodleian Library.

Sources in this Archive chant book with added polyphony Mixed Paper and Parchment The Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music. University of Oxford Faculty of Music. A Lammas Ladymass marks another exploration of ground covered in their first recording, An English Ladymass, in its survey chant and polyphony of medieval England.

As always, Anonymous 4 illumine the emotional resonance of the music while bringing astounding technical mastery to the performance/5(8). Pleasures and pastimes in Medieval England. Albert Compton Reeves 1 Review.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. activity alaunt Archbishop astrology bear-baiting became Bedford birds Bishop Bodleian Library British Library called canon Canterbury Cathedral 1/5(1).

Aquitanian polyphony consists of seventy pieces, many of them found in two or three of the sources. Over forty of them have been recorded.

(15) Two recent discs from Sequentia, Aquitania and Shining Light offer twenty-one pieces between them, along with almost as many monophonic pieces from the same sources. Bukofzer, Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music (New York, ), Ch.

V, "The Beginnings of Choral Polyphony," pp. Bukofzer The Beginnings of Choral Polyphony. King, Jonathan.

‘Texting Practices in Manuscript Sources of Early Fifteenth-Century Polyphony’. Journal of the Royal Music Association (): Print. Kwakkel, Eric. ‘A New Type of Book for a New Type of Reader: the Emergence of Paper in Vernacular Book Production’. Library. 7th ser., 4 (): Print. Leach, : Timothy Glover.

This inventory of uncataloged manuscript photocopies left to the Music Library by Professor Bukofzer reflects his deep interest in English polyphony of the XIIIth, XIVth and XVth centuries. It is evident from a study of these photocopies that they served as a basis of.

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Latin B, folio 4r, 15 th century. (As with all pictures, click to see larger in a new window.) The 13 th century song, Foweles in þe frith, is among the earliest that survive in the English manuscript has two complete polyphonic voices but only one verse, and so the meaning of its nature imagery and lament for the “beste of bon and blod.

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Early English Church Music, Volume 57 by Memory Apata. In earlyDartmouth Professor Emeritus William J. Summers (Bill) walked into Paddock with a large, heavy volume in his hands and a spring in his step. Volume 57 of Early English Church Music* is a facsimile–a collection of high quality photographs– of rare manuscripts from the Oxford Bodleian Library, British Library.

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11v.l. [Galpin Society Journal 10 (May ): ]), and in essays published in both Frank Llewelyn Harrison and Gilbert Reaney pointed out that historical evidence for instrumental participation in secular polyphony was weak ("Tradition and Innovation in Instrumental Usage " and "The Performance of Medieval Music," both in Aspects of.

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) was completed in for the parish of St. Lorenz in Nuremberg; it is a large-format gradual that preserves the mass liturgy sung by the boys choir until the Reformation.

This multimedia exploration of the gradual includes performances of chants by the Schola Hungarica, videos about the creation of the book, as well as full-color. Unlike digitization projects whose principle of organization is a particular text (such as the Roman de la Rose Digital Library) or library (such as the Parker on the Web project) the DIAMM website allows access to select digital folios from a broad category of manuscripts—those containing medieval English and European polyphonic music before Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Arch Selden B, fols.

3rv. Arch Selden B comprises five separate sections which were bound together in about The Agincourt Carol is to be found in the first section (i.e. fols. 3r–33v), at fols. 17v–18r. Known as the ‘Selden Carol Book’, this section of the manuscript dates from the second.

Inventory of the Manfred F. Bukofzer collection of medieval manuscript sources, [ca. During the interval between the Greek music notation and the development of medieval notation, music was transmitted orally.

Even after the development of a notation system, most music would have still been taught orally, since the notation acted more as an aide to memory than as a way of completely recording all aspects of the tune (Bailey and Santosuosso3).

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Following up on the last post about the Ascension Sequence, Rex Omnipotens die hodierna, here are program notes written by Susan Hellauer of Anonymous 4; the notes accompany their CD " A Mass for the End of Time" - and are relevant to Ascension Day: After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven; and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me.A video showing participants at a workshop, Turning monophony into polyphony, at Medieval Music in the Dalesdemonstrating some of the performance ideas described in this article.

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