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Author Rodríguez-García, Esperanza

Title Mapping the Motet in the Post-Tridentine Era
Published Milton : Routledge, 2018
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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; Music examples; List of tables; List of contributors; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; The motet in the post-Tridentine world: an introduction; 1 Proper to the day: calendrical ordering in post-Tridentine motet books; 2 Motets, Vespers antiphons and the performance of the post-Tridentine liturgy in Italy; 3 Motets and the liturgy for the Dead in Italy: text typologies and contexts of performance; 4 Motets pro defunctis in the Iberian world: texts and performance contexts
5 Palestrina's mid-life compositional summary: the three motet books of 1569-756 Modality as orthodoxy and exegesis: strategies of tonal organisation in Victoria's motets; 7 Beyond the denominational paradigm: the motet as confessional(ising) practice in the later sixteenth century; 8 In search of the English motet; 9 Songs without words: the motet as solo instrumental music after Trent; 10 The soundtrack for a miracle and other stories of the motet from post-Tridentine Milan; 11 Mapping the motet in post-Tridentine Seville and Granada: repertoire, meanings and functions; Index of names
Summary Mapping the Motet in the Post-Tridentine Era provides new dimensions to the discussion of the immense corpus of polyphonic motets produced and performed in the decades following the end of the Council of Trent in 1563. Beyond the genre's rich connections with contemporary spiritual life and religious experience, the motet is understood here as having a multifaceted life in transmission, performance and reception. By analysing the repertoire itself, but also by studying its material life in books and accounts, in physical places and concrete sonic environments, and by investigating the ways in which the motet was listened to and talked about by contemporaries, the eleven chapters in this book redefine the cultural role of the genre. The motet, thanks to its own protean nature, not bound to any given textual, functional or compositional constraint, was able to convey cultural meanings powerfully, give voice to individual and collective identities, cross linguistic and confessional divides, and incarnate a model of learned and highly expressive musical composition. Case studies include considerations of composers (Palestrina, Victoria, Lasso), cities (Seville and Granada, Milan), books (calendrically ordered collections, non-liturgical music books) and special portions of the repertoire (motets pro defunctis, instrumental intabulations)
Notes Index of musical prints
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Subject Church music -- Catholic Church -- 16th century
Church music -- Catholic Church.
Motets -- 16th century -- History and criticism
Motets.
Sacred vocal music -- 16th century -- History and criticism
Sacred vocal music.
16th century music.
17th century music.
Church music -- Catholic Church.
English music.
Italian music.
Motets.
Palestrina.
Renaissance music.
Sacred vocal music.
Spanish music.
early modern music.
historical musicology.
liturgical music.
motet.
motets.
music history.
musicology.
sacred music.
seventeenth century music.
sixteenth century music.
vocal music.
Form Electronic book
Author Filippi, Daniele V.
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