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Author Page, Christopher, 1952-

Title The Christian west and its singers : the first thousand years / Christopher Page

Publ Info New Haven : Yale University Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  ML2902 .P34 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  ML2902 .P34 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  ML2902 P34 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  ML2902 .P34 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxiii, 692 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents A prospect of the sea : the Roman circuit -- The god of the household and his music -- Echoes of Christian music at community meals and elsewhere -- Psaltes and lector : towards a ministry of singing -- Lectors in Rome and elsewhere -- The psalmody of urban house-ascetics -- Deacons as readers and psalmists in the fourth and fifth centuries -- A new political order, and two singers from sixth-century Gaul -- Schooling to silence the layman's voice -- Ministers of music in the sixth-century kingdoms : deacons and cantors -- Schooling singers in the cathedrals : 450-650 -- Schooling singers in Rome -- Steering in distant waters by the Roman lighthouse -- Pippin and his singers I : thrones, dominations, powers -- Pippin and his singers II : music for a Frankish-Roman imperium -- Singers of the ninth century : Metz and the palatine chapel -- Singers, sounds and symbols -- Composing for singers 900-1100 I : scholars in the service of saints -- Composing for singers 900-1100 II : courtliness and other modes -- 'In our time, of all men, singers are the most foolish' : Guido of Arezzo and the invention of the stave -- Bringing singers to book : Rudolf of Sint Truiden and Guido's invention -- Singers and the making of Europe
LC subject Church music -- To 500
Church music -- 500-1400
ISBN 9780300112573 (cl : alk. paper)
0300112572 (cl : alk. paper)