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Comparing Offertory Melodies Of Five Medieval Christian Chant Traditions

Peter Van Kranenburg, Geert Maessen
2017 Zenodo  
"Comparing Offertory Melodies of Five Medieval Christian Chant Traditions", 18th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, Suzhou, China, 2017.  ...  Comparing the five traditions to the five models we have 25 comparisons, resulting in 25 distributions of perplexity values.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1415508 fatcat:752eziaj55cijo4dtfgz6r4di4

Recent research on the origins of Western chant

David Hiley
1988 Early Music  
(1984) , pp 147ff 6 J Dyer, 'Augustine and the Hymni ante oblationem the earliest offertory chants r , Revue des Etudes Augustimennes, xxvn (1981) , pp 85ff, and The Offertory Chant of the Roman Liturgy  ...  Gregorian chant the restoration of the chant and seventy-five years of recording'. EM. vu (1979). pp.l97ff the following may be added E Cardine's book is now available in an English translation by R.  ... 
doi:10.1093/earlyj/xvi.2.203 fatcat:z7p5jmcv2rearh2c6ksl6nlg74

Revisiting 'Toledo, Rome, and the Legacy of Gaul': new evidence from the Divine Office

2022 Plainsong and Medieval Music  
Each version, however, uses the formulas associated with its own tradition, indicating that the melodies have been assimilated to the style and formulaic content of the receiving tradition.  ...  In a seminal study, Kenneth Levy identified a set of offertories that circulate in the Franco-Roman, Old Hispanic and Milanese traditions, arguing that all existing versions derive from an earlier, Gallican  ...  Comparing the same chant across multiple traditions has given scholars snapshots of how these processes worked.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s096113712200002x fatcat:ewnll45f5vazrag37c5ua4ecyi


M. Deanesly
1938 History: The Journal of the Historical Association  
his own brother Leander, who preceded him as Bishop of Seville, that “he made many com- positions of sweet melody, for the offertory of the mass and the sacrifice, and the alleluias and the psalms.”  ...  A certain familiarity with the corpus of medieval music brings that home very much: the fact that most modes had their characteristic melodies or melodic opening phrases, and that medieval choir-masters  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1468-229x.1938.tb00160.x fatcat:qrcxkhb3mzdmnj73cwaeymys7y

Pavlov's Dog and the Liturgy: Listening and Recognition in Gregorian Chant
Pes Pavlova in liturgija: Poslušanje in prepoznavanje v gregorijanskem koralu

Franz Karl Prassl
2013 De musica disserenda  
Examples of this music perception of time include church bells, the melodies of the Kyrie eleison, chanted readings, the use of hymn tunes, and melodic formulae as theological messages.  ...  Abstract: In medieval life, church music, especially Gregorian chant, serves to create many acoustic memories: daily events and various times and occasions.  ...  1613/14. 11 If one compares the use of particular melodies in the Salzburg missal of 1500 with today's practice, the continued use of key melodies can sometimes betray their deployment in entirely different  ... 
doi:10.3986/dmd09.1-2.15 fatcat:teclzuym6ngwrfsp2nqqajuugm

Fixity, Flexibility, and Compositional Process in Old Hispanic Chant

Emma Hornby, Rebecca Maloy
2016 Music & Letters  
In Leo Treitler and Helmut Hucke's view, chant melodies were learned and remembered through a combination of rote learning and reconstruction according to a set of constraints.  ...  Much of the debate has focused on how the melodies were transmitted before notation.  ...  See Randel, Responsorial Psalm Tones, 75-76. 43 On such internalised sense of melody, see Susan Rankin, 'Calligraphy and the Study of Neumatic Notations', in John Haines (ed.), The Calligraphy of Medieval  ... 
doi:10.1093/ml/gcw106 fatcat:2zz5uw2yirc4nel2prvxxv2kdi

Generation of Melodies for the Lost Chant of the Mozarabic Rite

Darrell Conklin, Geert Maessen
2019 Applied Sciences  
Prior to the establishment of the Roman rite with its Gregorian chant, in the Iberian Peninsula and Southern France the Mozarabic rite, with its own tradition of chant, was dominant from the sixth until  ...  A concert of ten Mozarabic chant realizations was performed at a music festival in the Netherlands.  ...  Thanks to Lucia Alleman and the singers of Gregoriana Amsterdam for discussions on chant and the generated pieces. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9204285 fatcat:ayebohmqozcv7lk27bppiasepy

Melodic dialects in Old Hispanic chant

2016 Plainsong and Medieval Music  
ABSTRACTAside from Don Randel's study of the responsory verse tones, there have been few comparative analyses of Old Hispanic chant melodies.  ...  Although the types of variants we have identified, including differences in notation and melody, may appear 'insignificant' in comparisons of individual chants, they emerge as significant markers of melodic  ...  By focusing on specific formal, verbal and melodic contexts rather than on individual melodies, it is possible to compare the melodic tendencies of manuscripts that do not have a single chant in common  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0961137115000200 fatcat:rd7uvn7fdvcfrb4ohhtnu35lxm

Editorial endeavours: plainchant revision in early modern Italian printed graduals

2020 Plainsong and Medieval Music  
widely from earlier chant traditions.  ...  Previous analyses concluded that the editors worked on a chant-by-chant basis, and were either unaware of or ignored any shared melodic relationships between pieces of plainchant.  ...  In all the chants, the 'alleluia' is mostly unchanged when compared with earlier printed plainchant traditions.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0961137120000066 fatcat:fshcgmp42jferofbm6eohga54y

The "Graduale" of S. Cecilia in Trastevere and the Old Roman Tradition

Thomas H. Connolly
1975 Journal of the American Musicological Society  
Cecilia is one of the approximately twenty-five ancient tituli that were roughly the equivalent of parish churches in medieval Rome.  ...  HE MOST DIFFICULT TASK facing students of the Old Roman rite and its allied chant is perhaps that of defining closely the nature of the Old Roman tradition itself, in all its dimensions, cultural and spiritual  ...  Not only is the Gregorian chant less formulaic, but it has changed the earlier melodies from which it derives by a kind of variation process, so that a repeated formula in the Old Roman tradition will  ... 
doi:10.2307/831317 fatcat:fotecm53snguvhueicpdbdlx6q


Susan Rankin
2011 Early Music History  
When a practical way of recording music in writing was invented in the early ninth century, it defined neither the pitches of specific notes in a melody, nor the intervallic relations between successive  ...  In this study, the interaction of memory and writing is explored.  ...  903 There is a strong case for arguing that it was the place of music in Christian ritual which primarily determined the nature and forms of the earliest notations for chant melodies. 16 In the Roman  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261127911000039 fatcat:rgf6xlgwtfb7hjwww6czm64no4

"Shall the dead arise and praise you?"

Marianne C. E. Gillion
2020 Jahrbuch für Renaissancemusik : troja  
Alterations to syllabic chants are addressed in the discussion of introits and communions. 39 The melodies found in Giunta 1499/1500, as the foundation of the printed chant tradition in the Italian peninsula  ...  of a series of interrelated printed chant traditions. 29 The alterations made to chant during this period were often modest.  ...  A comparison of the two concordant Töne with melodies shows that these bear little resemblance.  ... 
doi:10.25371/troja.v20142583 fatcat:ll7nanoqizdyrdgil4p36anojm

Transmission of repertories / contamination of styles : the case of liturgical music in southern Italy (9th-13th cent.)

Luisa Nardini, Columbia University. Italian Academy
stylistic features of texts and melodies, patterns of diffusion of the repertory in medieval sources, and issues of oral and written transmission."  ...  I am working at the realization of a book containing the complete edition of the neo-Gregorian chant repertory for the Mass in southern Italy (9th-12th cent.), and a prefatory essay in which I analyze  ...  Inside the Italian peninsula, we can discern at least five different repertories of chant, namely: Roman, Ambrosian, Beneventan, and the chants of Ravenna and Aquileia.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8qj7pnh fatcat:jf3i7qhg3ngf3cmtxuh3nib7fa

The acta of Hugh of Wells, bishop of Lincoln, 1209–1235. Edited by David M. Smith. (Publications of the Lincoln Record Society, 88). Pp. liii+256. Woodbridge: Boydell Press (for the Lincoln Record Society), 2000. £30. 0 901503 65 7; 0267 2634

Huw Ridgeway
2002 The Journal of Ecclesiastical History  
The schola, says McKinnon, embarked on the project of composing introits, graduals and other lesson chants, offertories and communions for the whole year, beginning with the thematically unified propers  ...  In ' Late medieval religiosity and the renaissance of Christian martyrdom in the Reformation era ', Brad S.  ...  At the core of the book is a finely nuanced discussion of the Christian life, from conversion through assurance and the soul's onward pilgrimage.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0022046902414248 fatcat:nhairpm4ovadng6skvimqpsgne

Some Observations on the "Germanic" Plainchant Tradition

Alexander Blachly
2017 pre-print
Anyone examining the various notational systems according to which medieval scribes committed the plainchant repertory to written form must be impressed both by the obvious relatedness of the systems and  ...  in use in Italy, Spain, France, and England-the "Romanic" landsfrom the twelfth century on (this is the "traditional" plainchant notation, written usually on a four-line staff and found also in most twentieth  ...  In con1rast, however, to the extensive research on and discussion of Romanic chant, including the Samm rite, writings on the Germanic tradition as such have been comparatively meager, even in German-speaking  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8qr4vzj fatcat:k6jrffov7vaa5jvykzyr2iwdw4
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