This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ...of feast days falling upon a Monday4 1 2 and 3 Edw. VI. c. 19, and 5 Times wherein Marriages are not and 6 Edw. VI. c. 3. solemnized' which ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ...of feast days falling upon a Monday4 1 2 and 3 Edw. VI. c. 19, and 5 Times wherein Marriages are not and 6 Edw. VI. c. 3. solemnized' which Cosin had given 2 They were also so marked in the as ' From Advent Sunday until eight Kalendar of the Edwardine Primer days after the Epiphany, From of 1553, with the entry, ' Fish.' Septuagesima Sunday until eight 3 Works, v. 514. days after Easter, From Rogation I 4 They did not enforce 'The Sunday until Trinity Sunday.' ADDITIONAL NOTES I. Methods Of Psalmody. Four distinct methods of psalmody were anciently in use, two involving a refrain and two involving none. The two latter were: i, Cantus directaneus, the simplest form of singing in chorus, with little more than monotone; 2, Cantus tractus, singing in an unbroken solo; here the chant, as was usual in the case of solo voices, was generally very elaborate, e.g. in the ' Tracts' sung after the Epistle on penitential occasions. The two other forms, involving more or less of a refrain, were 3, Cantus responsorius, and 4, Cantus antiphonalis. The first of these is the older of the two: psalms were sung to a monotone with slight inflection by a single voice, and at intervals a short refrain was sung by the congregation. This method, which was very simple in primitive times, was elaborated as time went on, and the Graduals or the Responds of the Roman chant, which date back to the Vlth century, are extremely florid; though they preserve, in spite of the elaborate phrases with which they are ornamented, their own fundamental character as being really monotone with inflections. The Antiphonal method, however early it may have been in the East, was introduced into the West by S. Ambrose. It differed in two chief respects from the responsorial psalmody: (a) in method, since...Read Less
Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 246 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white.
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