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The interpretation of plainchant

Alec Robertson

The interpretation of plainchant

a preliminary study

by Alec Robertson

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Published by Oxford University Press, H. Milford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gregorian chants -- Instruction and study.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alec Robertson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT860.R64 I61
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 116 p.
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6365813M
    ISBN 100837143225
    LC Control Number38003972
    OCLC/WorldCa1328286

    LaBudde Special Collections at the Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri-Kansas City, holds a book of Gregorian chant from the Middle Ages. Compiled from several sources and bound together in a single volume, the manuscript contains plainchant dating from the 10th to the 16th centuries. Plainchant definition: → plainsong | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

    list of chant book resources that may be downloaded on the internet. They also are publishing and reprinting books on the subject. Their “An Idiot’s Guide to Square Notes” by Arlene Oost-Zinner and Jeffrey Tucker is not to be missed. This short book is an effort to quickly outline and explain the simple system of writing and reading chant. Hand-copied books that use intricate artistic images to convey symbolic meaning. Plainchant. Sacred music of the early Catholic church. Anonymous. People are defined by purpose, rather than a sense of self; It is uncommon to claim intellectual or creative work.

    A neume (/ ˈ nj uː m /; sometimes spelled neum) is the basic element of Western and Eastern systems of musical notation prior to the invention of five-line staff notation.. The earliest neumes were inflective marks that indicated the general shape but not necessarily the exact notes or rhythms to be sung. Later developments included the use of heightened neumes that showed the relative. Here is a pleasingly provocative collision of two aesthetics, both juxtaposed and, in four plainchant pieces, superimposed. Times, Sunday Times () Plainchant haunts the imagination of both composers, and much ink is spilt on its differing significance for each one. Times, Sunday Times ().


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The Interpretation of Plainchant: A Preliminary Study [Robertson, Alec] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Interpretation of Plainchant: A Cited by: 2. THE INTERPRETATION OF PLAINCHANT By EGON WELLESZ In his 'Motu proprio' of 22 November I Pope Pius X referred to "very recent studies" by which the ancient chant of the Roman Church "has been restored so well to its former integrity and purity", and ordered its widespread restitution.

This refers to the work done. This is as much a source book for ecclesiastical history of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as it is a chronicling of the plainchant revival, and it will be of interest to ecclesiastical historians, plainchant enthusiasts, church musicians, and bibliographers.

The old plainchant system was easy to read, even for the short-sighted singer. Singing from the same hymn sheet is a figure of speech that had more meaning during the Middle Ages.

From at least the eighth century and for about a thousand years the repertory of music now known as Gregorian chant, or plainsong, formed the largest body of written music, and was the most frequently performed and the most assiduously studied music in Western civilisation.

It lay at the root of all instruction in practical music, and in some sense was at the core of the enormous portion of.

Plainchant is a form of medieval church music that involves chanting or words that are sung, without any instrumental accompaniment. It is also called plainsong. You might be more familiar with the term, Gregorian Chant, which you may have encountered while reading about early music forms or you may have heard about it at church.

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Plainsong, also called plainchant, the Gregorian chant (q.v.) and, by extension, other similar religious chants. The word derives from the 13th-century Latin term cantus planus (“plain.

Plainsong (calque from the French «plain-chant»; hence also plainchant; Latin: cantus planus) is a body of chants used in the liturgies of the Western the Catholic Church (both its Eastern and Western halves) and the Eastern Orthodox churches did not split until long after the origin of plainsong, Byzantine chants are generally not classified as plainsong.

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The interpretation of plainchant: a preliminary study by Alec Robertson. First published in 3 editions — 1 previewable Borrow Listen. Download for print-disabled Dvorak by History and criticism, Accessible book, Music, Church music, Arts and religion.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Robertson, Alec. Interpretation of plainchant. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press [] (OCoLC) Extract [plainsong] (from Lat.

cantus planus; Fr. plainchant; Ger. Choral; It. canto plano) The official monophonic unison chant (originally unaccompanied) of the Christian liturgies. The term, though general, is used to refer particularly to the chant repertories with Latin texts – that is, those of the five major Western Christian liturgies – or in a more restricted sense to the.

Plainchant is a form of early Christian music which is monophonic in form, with a single melody sung by an entire group of performers, classically without accompaniment. Plainchant was used to recite the Christian liturgy well through the 13th century, when polyphonic modes began to dominate.

Clear and concise, the book is designed for both those to whom the subject is new and those who require material for advanced studies.

It begins with an explanation of the liturgies that plainchant was created to serve and moves on to describe all the chief genres of chant, differing types of liturgical book and plainchant notation. The complete four-volume set includes major essays and relevant discussions of the musical forms in The Hymnal which cover such topics as popular religious song, cultural diversity, the relationship between The Hymnal and the liturgies of The Book of Common Prayer, the development of service music in the Episcopal Church, hymn forms, and a brief history of Christian hymnody in the.

T his is a description of the traditional Gregorian Chant notation, so that anyone will be able to read the notation and sing it. Chant is written in neumes, which are notes sung on a single syllable. Gregorian Chant has no meter at all, though it does have a rhythm of groups of 2 or 3 notes.

Vertical lines separate musical phrases and may sometimes allow a pause for taking a breath, like. In the same way that the plains define the American landscape, small-town life in the heartlands is a quintessentially American experience.

Holt, Colo., a tiny prairie community near Denver, is. Define plainchant. plainchant synonyms, plainchant pronunciation, plainchant translation, English dictionary definition of plainchant. he has two books in progress and is an in-demand speaker on topics such as mariachi music, plainchant, arts education and the 21st-century demographic.

Arts Education Remains Passion for Emerging. About this Item: Westminster: Plainchant Publications Committee, 4th edition. ".the various pointing marks are few in number and more or less literary in most important addition to the text of the Psalter is the accent-mark.

This is used persistently throughout the whole of every verse. It is introduced to safeguard the normalrhythm of the text, rather than to enforce any. A preliminary study on Plainchant, also known as Plainsong, a body of chants used in the liturgies of the Western jacket, boards good, some corner good, moderate edge wear.Definitions of Plainchant, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of Plainchant, analogical dictionary of Plainchant (English).

The sheer number of online books files available here may be daunting, so let me recommend a few: The Parish Book of Chant, the Liber Usualis (visit the “Guide to Interpretation” beginning on page 17 in ), and the Gregorian Missal (containing side-by-side translations).