music of the Medieval Church dramas

by William Lawrence Smoldon

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1980. in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 450 Downloads: 298
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Subjects:

  • Music -- History and criticism -- Medieval, 400-1500,
  • Music -- History and criticism -- 16th century,
  • Mysteries and miracle-plays, English -- History and criticism

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 436-441.

StatementWilliam M. Smoldon ; edited by Cynthia Bourgeault.. --
ContributionsBourgeault, Cynthia
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 450 p. :
Number of Pages450
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Open LibraryOL18786693M

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The Drama of the Medieval Church - 2 VolumesAuthor: Karl Young. Collection of extant examples of church drama employed by the medieval church in western Europe as part of public worship; text interspersed with commentary.

Description: 2 volumes: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: v. The liturgy of the Church of Rome. Dramatic and other literary aspects of.

Collection of extant examples of church drama employed by the medieval church in western Europe as a part of public worship; text interspersed with commentary.

Extracts from the writings of reformers. Miscellaneous records and references. List of books (v. 2, p. []). The Drama of the Medieval Church, Volume 2 The Drama of the Medieval Church, Karl Young: Author: Karl Young: Publisher: Clarendon Press, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Introduction. The term liturgical drama was first used in the midth century to denote religious dramas that were part of, or closely tied to, medieval church services, whether before Mass, during the divine office, or liturgical processions.

The term has not been unequivocally used or accepted, but a more fundamental question has been raised in modern times: do the various phenomena that. Collection of extant examples of church drama employed by the medieval church in western Europe as a part of public worship; text interspersed with commentary.

Description: 2 volumes: 24 plates (including frontispieces, facsimiles) ; 26 cm: Contents: v. The liturgy of the Church of Rome. Dramatic and other literary aspects of the Roman liturgy.

Medieval music was composed and, for some vocal and instrumental music, improvised for many different music genres (styles of music). Medieval music created for sacred (church use) and secular (non-religious use) was typically written by composers, except for some sacred vocal and secular instrumental music which was improvised (made up on-the-spot).).

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The drama of the medieval church by Karl Young,Clarendon Press edition, in English. Liturgical drama, in the Middle Ages, type of play acted within or near the church and relating stories from the Bible and of the saints. Although they had their roots in the Christian liturgy, such plays were not performed as essential parts of a standard church service.

The language of the. Medieval Drama outside of the Church: With diminishing church control, secularization led to some changes. Sometimes the plays were very complex – in cycles – that someone was hired to oversee. The master copy of the script was called the Register – sometimes the producing company / guild could monopolize or censor it or ban it -- The.

Musical performance - Musical performance - The Middle Ages: The tradition of sung prayers and psalms extends into the shadows of early civilization. Such sacred singing was often accompanied by instruments, and its rhythmic character was marked.

In the synagogue, however, the sung prayers were often unaccompanied. Ritual dance was excluded from the synagogue as the rhythmic character of. The collection is a fitting tribute to tireless scholar, and an asset to any student of early music performance. Early Drama, Art, and Music Documents: A Paleography Handbook.

John M. Wasson. A practical guide to late medieval and Renaissance paleography complete with facsimiles of documents, transcriptions and translations. Elizabethan Playwrights: A Short History of the English Drama from Medieval Times to the Closing of the Theatres in By Felix E.

Schelling Harper and Brothers, Librarian's tip: Chap. 1 "The Church. DRAMA, MEDIEVAL. The drama of the Middle Ages began as mimetic representations of religious history, in which clerics and subsequently laymen enacted the events of Holy Scripture, God's dealings with His people in the Old and New Testaments.

Originally associated with the Church's annual festival of Easter Sunday, it was gradually expanded to include the events commemorated at other great. Sources of Music and Recordings. The most convenient book with music for the Mass is the Liber Usualis, published in many editions by the monks of Solesmes from up until the years preceding the Second Vatican Council.

It duplicates no medieval book but provides music for all Sundays and principal feasts of the year. Church (liturgical or sacred) music dominated the scene although some secular, folk music heralded by troubadours were found throughout France, Spain, Italy, and Germany.

Gregorian chants, a monophonic vocal line sung by monks, as well as choral music for a group of singers, were among the main types of music. Medieval Drama, which flourished in the 15th century and paved the way for the great Elizabethian theatre, developed out of liturgical cerimonies.

After the use of music was introduced into. medieval music-drama originated with the. embellishment of the Mass. the popular medieval drama Everyman is an example of a. seperation of church and state. which northern renaissance artist was reputed to have perfected oil painting in such works as his "arnolfini wedding".

Medieval music can be further subdivided into early medieval music from beforehigh medieval music fromand then Renaissance music began after Many regional varieties develop in medieval music, and it is difficult to classify a single style. Types of Instruments. A variety of instruments were used to create Middle Ages music.

This volume demonstrates that the tenth-century liturgical play results from the rapid integration of feudalism. Christians experienced the contradiction between the Church that offered salvation in the Eucharist and the Church that through its increasingly large holdings of property in land exploited large numbers of peasants.

The resulting dimunition of faith led the clergy to attempt to. Western theatre - Western theatre - Medieval theatre: During the Middle Ages, theatre began a new cycle of development that paralleled the emergence of the theatre from ritual activity in the early Greek period.

Whereas the Greek theatre had grown out of Dionysian worship, the medieval theatre originated as an expression of the Christian religion. Medieval theatre encompasses theatrical performance in the period between the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century and the beginning of the Renaissance in approximately the 15th century.

Medieval theatre covers all drama produced in Europe over that thousand-year period and refers to a variety of genres, including liturgical drama, mystery plays, morality plays, farces and.

MUSIC OF THE MEDIEVAL. PERIOD ( ) - Medieval period is also known as the Middle Ages or Dark Ages that started with the fall of the Roman Empire. During this time, the Christian church influence Europes culture and political affairs.-Monophonic plainchant was named after Pope Gregory I, who made this approved music of the Catholic church.

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Methods by which the Church maintained it's authority. Medieval music-drama originated with the? Embellishment of the Mass.

The writings of which classical philosopher had the greatest influence on the rise of medieval scholasticism? Aristotle. The popular medieval drama Everyman is an example of a?Medieval literature is a broad subject, encompassing essentially all written works available in Europe and beyond during the Middle Ages (that is, the one thousand years from the fall of the Western Roman Empire ca.

AD to the beginning of the Renaissance in the 14th, 15th or 16th century, depending on country). The literature of this time was composed of religious writings as well as.Another widespread misunderstanding of medieval performance forgets that music always played an important part in liturgical rites and plays.

Forms of Performance. The rites in Latin were always performed in a church, in the context of a liturgical ceremony.