Inside the Offertory: Aspects of Chronology and Transmission

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The offertory has played a crucial role in recent vigorous debates about the origins of Gregorian chant. Its elaborate solo verses are among the most splendid of chant melodies, yet the verses ceased to be performed in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, making them among the least known and studied members of the repertory. Rebecca Maloy now offers the first comprehensive investigation of the offertory, drawing upon its music, texts, and liturgical history to shed new light on its origins and chronology. Maloy addresses ...

Inside the Offertory: Aspects of Chronology and Transmission 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195315172

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