Cathedral and Civic Ritual in Late Medieval and Renaissance Florence
The Service Books of Santa Maria Del Fiore
By (author) Marica S. Tacconi
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Cathedral and Civic Ritual in Late Medieval and Renaissance Florence by Marica S. Tacconi
Book DescriptionThe service books of the Florentine Duomo of Santa Maria del Fiore were, like the church itself, a cultural reflection of the city's position of power and prestige. Largely unexplored by modern scholars, these manuscripts provided the texts and, sometimes, the music necessary for the celebration of the liturgical services. Marica S. Tacconi offers the first comprehensive investigation of the sixty-five extant liturgical manuscripts produced between 1150 and 1526 for both Santa Maria del Fiore and its predecessor, the early cathedral of Santa Reparata. She employs a multidisciplinary approach that recognizes the books as codicological, liturgical, musical, and artistic products. Their cultural contexts, and their civic and propagandistic uses, are uncovered through the analysis of extensive archival material, much of which is presented here for the first time. This important and fascinating study provides new insights into late medieval and Renaissance Florentine ritual and culture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521817042
(247mm x 174mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 8-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Marica S. Tacconi
Marica S. Tacconi is Associate Professor of Musicology at the Pennsylvania State University and Associate Director of its Institute for the Arts and Humanities.
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