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The cultural life of the early polyphonic Mass : medieval context to modern revival / Andrew Kirkman.

Author/Creator:
Kirkman, Andrew, 1961-
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 383 p. : ill., music ; 26 cm.
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Subjects:
Mass (Music) -- 15th century.
Music -- Social aspects -- 15th century.
Contents:
The status of the early polyphonic Mass. Enlightenment and beyond ; contemporary witnesses
The ritual world of the early polyphonic Mass. "Faisant regretz pour ma dolente vie" : piety, polyphony and musical borrowing ; "Head of the Church that is His body" : Christological imagery and the caput Masses ; Sounding armor : the sacred meaning of L'homme armeĢ ; The profane made sacred : outside texts and music in the Mass
The cradle of the early polyphonic Mass. The shape of the Mass ; Counterpoint of images, counterpoint of sounds
Last things.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780521114127 (hardback : alk. paper)
0521114128 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
456170299