Historical Dictionary of Sacred Music
Joseph P. Swain
approximately all spiritual traditions have reserved a distinct position for sacred track. if it is tune accompanying a ritual or merely for devotional reasons, song composed for complete congregations or for the educated soloist, or track set to holy phrases or in basic terms instrumental, in a few shape or one other, song is current. in reality, in a few traditions the relation among the song and the ritual is so intimate that to tell apart among them will be misguided. The historic Dictionary of Sacred song covers an important features of the sacred tune of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and different smaller spiritual teams. It presents priceless details on the entire major traditions of this song by utilizing a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, and countless numbers of cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant kinds of tune, composers, key spiritual figures, really good positions, genres of composition, technical phrases, tools, primary records and resources, major locations, and critical musical compositions.
CORI SPEZZATI • forty seven CONTRAFACTUM (Lat. ‘‘counterfeit’’). The perform of becoming an latest vocal paintings with a brand new textual content. within the heart a while this happened often with the institution of recent feasts or just the composition of recent series or hymnodic poetry. After the fifteenth century, the time period as a rule exhibits the alternative of a mundane textual content by way of a sacred one with a purpose to create a bit appropriate for devotion or liturgy. Such contrafacta are universal in laude, non secular songs of all types,.
And orchestra commissioned for the instant whilst global struggle II ended. He this with Golgotha (1948), one of those ardour for 5 soloists, choir, and orchestra. different significant works contain the Pseaumes de Gene`ve (‘‘Genevan Psalms, 1958), an oratorio Pilate (1964), and a Requiem (1973) for 4 soloists, refrain, and orchestra. MASON, LOWELL (8 January 1792, Medfield, Mass.–11 August 1872, Orange, N. J.). Hymnologist and influential educator whose ................. 16141$ web page 119 $CH1.
Composer for greater than a century after his loss of life, because, besides Judas Maccabeus and Israel in Egypt, it was once almost the one paintings of his within the repertory and was once played always. the intense choruses with sacred textual content and the famously short interval of composition understandably outfitted a picture of Handelian religious idea overseas to his personality. because the mid-20th century, the picture has been stuffed out. He regularly labored swiftly; after finishing Messiah and taking per week off, he.
area of the fifteenth century. MOTU PROPRIO (1903). See TRA LE SOLLECITUDINI. MOUTON, JEAN (before 1460, Haut-Wignes close to Samer, Pas-deCalais, France–30 October 1522, St. Quentin). Roman Catholic priest and composer of 18 lots, 116 motets, and 8 Magnificats, and instructor of Adrian Willaert, the earliest checklist (1477) is as a making a song instructor in Nesle (Somme). He entered the carrier of Queen Anne of Brittany someday after 1502 and served the royal court docket for the remainder of his lifestyles. Mouton’s plenty.
Of choruses and hired them as commentators and dramatic brokers. In German-speaking lands, sacred dramas or historiae have been often liturgical with strictly Biblical librettos (e.g., Christmas Oratorio of Heinrich Schu¨ tz) and infrequently provoked controversy while played in theaters. In England, George Frideric Handel controlled to beat such objections along with his English oratorio. Handel’s own amalgam of Italian operatic conventions, the English language, and the English cathedral choir.