The Musical World of a Medieval Monk
Ademar De Chabannes in Eleventh-century Aquitaine
By (author) James Grier
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Musical World of a Medieval Monk by James Grier
Book DescriptionJames Grier documents the musical activities of Ademar de Chabannes, eleventh-century monk, historian, homilist and tireless polemicist for the apostolic status of Saint Martial, patron saint of the abbey that bore his name in Limoges. Ademar left behind some 451 folios of music with notation in his autograph hand, a musical resource without equal before the seventeenth century. He introduced, at strategic moments, pieces familiar from the standard liturgy for an apostle and items of his own composition. These reveal Ademar to be a supremely able designer of liturgies and a highly original composer. This study analyses his accomplishments as a musical scribe, compiler of liturgies, editor of existing musical works and composer; it also offers a speculative consideration of his abilities as a singer; and finally, it places Ademar's musical activities in the context of liturgical, musical and political developments at the abbey of Saint Martial in Limoges.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521856287
(228mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author James Grier
Musical World of a Medieval Monk, Paperback (November 2009)
A study of the musical activities of Ademar de Chabannes, the eleventh-century monk.
Critical Editing of Music, Paperback (August 1996)» View all books by James Grier
This is the first book to provide an introduction to music editing, including the history of the field, and the issues and problems encountered.
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Author Biography - James Grier
James Grier is Professor of Music History at the University of Western Ontario.
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