Titolo: Music in Early Christian Literature (...
Casa editrice: Cambridge University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 1987
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9780521304979-3
Riassunto: This book provides a collection of some 400 passages on music from early Christian literature - New Testament to c. 450 AD - newly translated from the original Greek, Latin, and Syriac. As there are no musical sources of the period, music historians must rely upon remarks about music in literary sources to gain some knowledge of early Christian liturgical music. This volume makes a large and representative collection of the material conveniently available. The passages are arranged chronologically and regionally in eleven chapters with brief commentary. An introduction sets out the major subjects and themes of the original source material.
Descrizione del libro: Newly translated from the original Greek, Latin and Syriac, this collection of some 400 passages of music from early Christian literature--New Testament to 450 A.D.--renders a large representative collection of liturgical chant accessible.
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