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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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The Earl of Hertford, Handel, and the 1742–1743 and 1743–1744 opera seasons

Thomas McGeary.

in Early Music

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 5428 words.

Abstract

This article presents documents hitherto unknown to Handel and opera scholarship from the archive at Alnwick Castle, Northumberland. The...

Philolaus

Flora R. Levin.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 590 words.

[Philolaos ]

( fl c450–400 bce). Pythagorean philosopher . A contemporary of Socrates and teacher of Democritus, he came from Croton (southern Italy), famous for...

Jacob Hobrecht and the May Fairs for John Nádas

Robert Nosow.

in Early Music

October 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 6497 words.

Abstract

On the evening of 3 May 1501, the canons of the Church of St Donatian in Bruges summarily expelled the chaplain Jacob Hobrecht (Obrecht) from the...

Pythagoras

André Barbera.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 1024 words.

(fl second half of the 6th century bce). Greek philosopher and religious teacher. Born on Samos, he emigrated to Croton around 530 and later settled in Metapontum in southern Italy; both...

Benedict of Nursia

James W. McKinnon.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 676 words.

(b Nursia [now Norcia], Umbria, c480; d Monte Cassino, after 546). Italian saint and monk. His Rule became the norm for Western Christian monasticism. The only source of information...

Hesperinos

Edward V. Williams.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 1485 words.

(Gk.: ‘evening’)

An evening Office in the Greek Orthodox Church, equivalent to Vespers of the Roman rite. Together with Orthros, the morning Office, it is one of the principal...

Henry Purcell and the construction of identity: iconography, heraldry and the Sonnata’s of III Parts (1683)

Cheryll Duncan.

in Early Music

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 8368 words.

The frontispiece to Purcell’s Sonnata’s of III Parts is examined as a potential source of new information about the composer’s life and personality. A discussion of the rhetorical status of...

Celtic chant

Ann Buckley.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 7750 words.

The liturgical chant sung by the Churches of the Celtic-speaking peoples of the Middle Ages before they conformed to the unitas catholica of the Roman Church.

The...

Moravians, music of the

Nola Reed Knouse.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 4187 words.

The Moravians are members of a Protestant denomination founded in Germany in the 18th century but with roots in 15th-century Bohemia and Moravia. Missionary activity during the 18th...

Shakers, American

Victor Fell Yellin.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 706 words.

The United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, popularly known as Shakers or Shaking Quakers, was a millenarian community under the leadership of Ann Lee (1736–84) of...

Taizé

Andrew Wilson-Dickson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 364 words.

Religious community near Cluny in France. Founded in 1940 by Brother Roger (b 1915), it is an ecumenical brotherhood whose members (about 100 in the late 1990s) come from many...

St Gallen

Alejandro Enrique Planchart.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 1698 words.

Benedictine monastery in Switzerland, and one of the most important musical and literary centres during the Carolingian and Ottonian periods; also the city of the same name.

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Buccina

James W. McKinnon.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 328 words.

[Bucina] (Gk. bukanē)

A curved Roman brass instrument (an Aerophone). It is less easily definable than its contemporaries owing to the scarcity of iconographic evidence and the...

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, music of the

Roger Miller.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 2343 words.

[Mormon Church]

Mormons see themselves as a ‘new Israel’, invested with divine authority and commissioned by angelic messengers to re-establish the Church of Jesus Christ...

Premonstratensian canons

Mary Berry.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 881 words.

In the Western Christian Church, the order of canons regular of Prémontré (O. Praem.). They are also known as ‘White Canons’, from the colour of their habit, or ‘Norbertines’, after...

Samaritan music

Avigdor Herzog.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Music; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 1008 words.

The tradition of sacred vocal (synagogue) music of the Samaritans, a religious community (which in 1999 numbered about 640), living in Nablus (Shechem) and Holon near Tel-Aviv. They...

Grottaferrata

Oliver Strunk.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Music and Religion; Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800). 901 words.

Italian monastery and library. Some 19 km from Rome, among the Castelli Romani in the Alban hills at an altitude of well over 320 metres, stands the monastery (Badia Greca) of...

Berthier, Jacques

Andrew Wilson-Dickson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800); Contemporary Music. 526 words.

(b Auxerre, June 27, 1923; d Paris, June 27, 1994). French organist and composer. He first studied with his father, organist of Auxerre Cathedral, and later (1945–6) with Guy de...

Petros Peloponnesios

Dimitri Conomos.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800); Music of the Classical Period. 596 words.

(bc1730; d Constantinople, 1778). Greek chanter, composer and teacher of Byzantine music. He received his first music lessons in monastic communities in Smyrna (Papadopoulos). In 1764...

Parry, Joseph

Peter Crossley-Holland.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre- and Early Medieval Music (Before 800); Romantic Music. 744 words.

(b Merthyr Tydfil, May 21, 1841; d Penarth, Feb 17, 1903). Welsh composer. He came from a musical family and showed talent at an early age, but owing to the poor circumstances of his...