Play of Daniel

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Medieval liturgical drama which exists in several versions, only the Beauvais version having survived with mus. complete. Comp. between 1227 and 1234 for perf. at Beauvais Cath. during matins probably on 1 Jan. In 2 parts, 1st dealing with Daniel at Belshazzar's court, 2nd with Daniel's trials at the court of Darius. Several modern edns., incl. one by David Wulstan.

Subjects: Music.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.