Ebook Holy Concord Within Sacred Walls Nuns And Music In Siena
Professor Noske divides his subject matter into Biblical and non-Biblical dialogues, and offers a comprehensive discussion of their musical and non-musical aspects. In the course of his discussion, he brings to light a number of minor masters and allows for a re-appraisal of more well-known composers familiar through other genres, such as Giovanni Legrenzi.
The study also adds to our understanding of seventeenth-century sacred music as a whole. Dialogues Based on the Old Testament.
Dialogues Based on the New Testament. NonScriptural Dialogues. The Latin Dialogue Outside Italy. Six Dialogues Compared. The Visual Aspect.
Giuseppe Caruso Ecce spina unde rosa. Chiara Margarita Cozzolani Gloria in altissimis Deo.
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We have been unable to find other mentions of the convent, and in any case the text of our manuscript is almost certainly not Franciscan. Front flyleaf, f. This is an Antiphonal, a liturgical chant book that contains the music for the Divine Office. In contrast to Breviaries, Antiphonals omit the spoken texts and include only the texts and music for sung portions of the Office.
The most obvious, but also one of the most important features of this volume is that it is very, very big.
Although the study of the history of women in religion in the Middle Ages and the early modern period has flourished in the last decades, direct sources from convents of nuns are always of special interest, particularly in this case, since the nuns of Genoa where our manuscript was made have not yet been the subject of a modern scholarly study. Recent studies have underlined the importance of religious communities of women in the social history of the Italian city, where remarkable percentages of the female population, and in particular of women from the nobility lived in convents.
It is also noteworthy that in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, in Siena, Milan, Bologna, and Rome, and other Italian cities many of the most skilled female musicians lived in convents. Our manuscript, signed and dated, offers room for further research in the context of studies of the female convents in Renaissance Genoa.
Harper, John. Hughes, A. Kendrick, Robert L. Monson, Craig. Disembodied Voices. Palazzo, Eric. Madeleine Beaumont, Collegeville, Minnesota, Reardon, Colleen. Sperling, Jutta Gisela.