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Nonconformity in the Use of Cambrai Cathedral

Barbara Haggh

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages

Published in print August 2000 | ISBN: 9780195124538
Published online May 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780199868421 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0017
Nonconformity in the Use of Cambrai Cathedral

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Before his death, Dufay founded seventeen monophonic and polyphonic Masses to be held by his tomb in a chapel, Masses for saints not in the service books for the main choir of Cambrai Cathedral, thus foundations not conforming to a “use”. Archives and service books explain the foundations and context of Dufay's Masses for Anthony of Padua (one of his 17); Anthony Abbot (probably for an obit of the dukes of Burgundy celebrated in Brussels); his lost polyphonic Office of the Dead; and his Missa “Ave regina celorum” (for the Marian Mass in the Cathedral's choir).

Keywords: mass; liturgical books; France; Cambrai; religious institutions; Cambrai Cathedral; nonconformity; Office of the Dead; Ave regina celorum

Chapter.  11264 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Musicology and Music History

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