By Robert L. Kendrick
A defining second in Catholic existence in early glossy Europe, Holy Week introduced jointly the trustworthy to commemorate the eagerness, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. during this research of formality and tune, Robert L. Kendrick investigates the influence of the song used in the course of the Paschal Triduum on eu cultures throughout the mid-16th century, whilst devotional traits surrounding liturgical track have been confirmed; in the course of the seventeenth century, which observed the diffusion of the repertory on the peak of the Catholic Reformation; and at last into the early 18th century, while a metamorphosis in aesthetics ended in an eventual decline of its value. by way of contemplating such concerns as stylistic traditions, traits in scriptural exegesis, functionality house, and customs of meditation and expression, Kendrick permits us to visualize the track within the areas the place it was once performed.
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Singing Jeremiah: Music and Meaning in Holy Week (Music and the Early Modern Imagination) by Robert L. Kendrick