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Music in the Middle Ages : A Reference Guide.

Author/Creator:
Lord, Suzanne.
Publication:
Westport : ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2008.
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Subjects:
Music -- 500-1400 -- History and criticism.
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Summary:
Explore the music and instruments of the Middle Ages.
Contents:
Intro
CONTENTS
PREFACE
A WORD ABOUT COLLECTIONS
CHAPTER 1 THE MIDDLE AGES: GENERAL BACKGROUND
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
The Dark Ages
The Rise of the Early Christian Church
Charlemagne and the Holy Roman Empire
The Feudal System
Major Events of the Middle Ages
CHAPTER 2 THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES AND CHURCH MUSIC
Gregory I and the Chant Named After Him
The Gregorian Chant
Monasticism and the Divine Office
Hildegard of Bingen
Development of Notation in the Middle Ages
Reading Gregorian Chant Notation
Changes to Church Chants
CHAPTER 3 THE MUSIC OF FRANCE IN THE MIDDLE AGES
French Territory
French Language
Aquitaine
Troubadours, Trouvères, Trobairices, Jongleurs
France and Polyphony
CHAPTER 4 THE MUSIC OF THE ITALIAN STATES IN THE MIDDLE AGES
The Papal States
Guido d'Arezzo
The Italian Trecento
Florence
The Fifteenth Century
CHAPTER 5 MUSIC OF THE GERMANIC LANDS
The Holy Roman Empire
Life in the Medieval Germanic Lands
German Sacred Music
Minnesingers
Meistersingers
German Plague Songs
Stadtpfeiferei
CHAPTER 6 MUSIC OF THE BRITISH ISLES IN THE MIDDLE AGES
English Church Music Before the Norman Invasion
Pre-Norman Secular Music: Scops and Gleemen
Music Notation in Britain
The Post-Conquest English Church and Sarum Chant
Faburden
English Vernacular Song
Geoffrey Chaucer
Chapel Royal
English Composers of the Middle Ages
CHAPTER 7 MUSIC OF THE IBERIAN PENINSULA IN THE MIDDLE AGES
The Music of Christian Iberia
Moorish Music on the Iberian Peninsula
Jewish Music
Flamenco Music
CHAPTER 8 MUSIC OF BURGUNDY AND THE LOW COUNTRIES IN THE MIDDLE AGES
Life in the Burgundian Territory
Burgundians and the Arts
Feast of the Pheasant
"The English Face"
Two Burgundian Musicians.
The End of Burgundian Rule
CHAPTER 9 THE MUSIC OF OTHER EUROPEAN AREAS IN THE MIDDLE AGES
Czech Lands
Hungary
Poland
Slovenia
Croatia
CHAPTER 10 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF THE MIDDLE AGES
Stringed Instruments
Woodwind Instruments
Horns/"Brass" Instruments
Keyboard Instruments
Percussion Instruments
CHAPTER 11 DANCE MUSIC OF THE MIDDLE AGES
Carole
Estampie
Paired Dances
St. Vitus's Dance and Totentanz
The Basse Danse
CHAPTER 12 THE END OF THE MIDDLE AGES
The Peace of Lodi (Treaty of Lodi or Treaty of Venice)
The End of the Hundred Years' War
The Fall of Constantinople
FOR FURTHER READING
PARTIAL DISCOGRAPHY OF MIDDLE AGES MUSIC
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Print version: Lord, Suzanne Music in the Middle Ages: a Reference Guide
ISBN:
9783133388474
9780313338847
OCLC:
436342551