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Western plainchant a handbook by David Hiley

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gregorian chants -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxxiii]-xcvii) and indexes.

Other titlesWestern plain chant.
StatementDavid Hiley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3082 .H54 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxcvii, 661 p. :
Number of Pages661
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1711076M
ISBN 100198162898
LC Control Number92013020

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Western Plainchant in the First Millennium: Studies in the Medieval Liturgy and its Music - Kindle edition by Haar, James, Striplin, Timothy, Gallagher, Sean. Religion & Author: James Haar. 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 eighth to ninth centuries. Many thousands of chants have been sung at different times or places in a multitude of forms and styles, responding to the differing needs of the church through the ages.5/5(1). Get this from a library! Western plainchant: a handbook. [David Hiley] -- 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 eighth to ninth centuries. Many thousands of chants. NOTE: Frequent guest commentator Fr. Jerome Weber of Fanfare Magazine joins us to discuss the publication of the volume Western Plainchant: A Handbook by David Hiley from Oxford University Press. Many recordings were used to illustrate aspects both of chant and this excellent text, many from Fr. Weber’s personal collection.

  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 .   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Western Plainchant in the First Millennium: Studies in the Medieval Liturgy and its Music by Sean Gallagher at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Western plainchant: a handbook. [David Hiley] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Hiley. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description. 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 eighth to ninth centuries. Many thousands of chants have been sung at different times or places in a multitude of forms and styles, responding to the differing needs of the church through the ages.

Gregorian chant is an important form of plainchant, used mainly in the Roman Catholic Church. With plainchant, all people sing the same music in unison, most of the time. Sometimes, there is a second part, called "organum", which often uses the same melody, but at . Western plainchant: a handbook. NB the previous chapter of this book is also relevant, if you decide to do the essay. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) David Hiley Date Publisher Clarendon Press Pub place Oxford Page start Page end ISBN   DOI link for Western Plainchant in the First Millennium. Western Plainchant in the First Millennium book. Studies in the Medieval Liturgy and its Music. Western Plainchant in the First Millenium offers new information and new insights about a period of crucial importance in the growth of the liturgy and music of the Western by: 4.   Indeed, Gregorian Chant may be the most straightforward, pedagogically aware book of its kind available, maintaining the highest standards of both scholarship and writing. It is easy to imagine this book's becoming an indispensable classic for general readers, just as Hiley's Western Plainchant (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ) has become.