Guillaume De Machaut And Reims Context And Meaning In His Musical Works


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Anne Walters Robertson. Guillaume De Machaut And Reims Context And Meaning In His Musical Works Guillaume de Machaut, fourteenth-century French composer and poet, wrote the first polyphonic Mass and many other important musical works. Friend of royalty, prelates, noted poets, and musicians, Machaut was a cosmopolitan presence in late medieval Europe. He also served as canon of the cathedral of Reims, the coronation site of French kings. From this penetrating study of his music, Machaut emerges as a composer deeply involved in the great crises of his day, one who skillfully and artfully expressed profound themes of human existence in ardent music and poetry.

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Toggle navigation Menu. Name of resource. Problem URL. Describe the connection issue. SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. Guillaume de Machaut and Reims : context and meaning in his musical works. Responsibility Anne Walters Robertson. Physical description xx, p. Online Available online. Full view. Music Library.

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G95 R63 Unknown. More options. Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents List of figures-- Acknowledgements-- Abbreviations and conventions-- Prologue: context and meaning in Guillaume de Machaut's musical works-- Part I.

The meaning of his music can often be understood through study of its context in fourteenth-century Reims. He also served as canon of the cathedral of Reims, an ancient and influential archiepiscopal see and the coronation site of French kings. Machaut emerges as a composer deeply involved in the great crises of his day, one who skilfully and artfully expresses profound themes of human existence in ardent music and poetry. This exploration of Machaut's life and work focuses on his music based on ecclesiastical chants: twenty-three motets, the David Hocket, and the Mass of Our Lady. Anne Walters Robertson. Friend of royalty, prelates, noted poets and musicians, Machaut was a cosmopolitan presence in late medieval Europe. Guillaume de Machaut, renowned fourteenth-century French composer and poet, wrote the first polyphonic Mass and many other important musical works.

Reims and its Music: Cathedral, City, Archdiocese: 1. Guillaume de Machaut in Reims-- 2. Canonical affirmation and resistance in Machaut's motets 18 and Part II.

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Turned-About Love Songs: 3. Machaut's motets and the medieval mystical tradition-- 4.

Guillaume de Machaut and Reims : context and meaning in his musical works in SearchWorks catalog

The beginning of love's journey-- 5. The middle of love's journey: the struggle with sin-- 6. The end of love's journey: union with the beloved-- Part III. Music of War, Kingship and Final Things: 7. Machaut's late motets and the Hundred Years War in Reims-- 8. Machaut's David Hocket and the coronation of Charles V -- 9.

Guillaume de Machaut and Reims: Context and Meaning in His Musical Works by Anne Walters Robertson

Machaut's Mass of Our Lady and composer remembrance through music-- Epilogue: context, meaning and artistry in Machaut's music-- Appendix A: documents-- Appendix B: texts and translations of Machaut's motets-- Appendix C: manuscripts consulted for the musical examples-- Notes-- Bibliography-- Index of works by Machaut-- Index of manuscripts-- General index. Friend of royalty, prelates, noted poets and musicians, Machaut was a cosmopolitan presence in late medieval Europe.

He also served as canon of the cathedral of Reims, an ancient and influential archiepiscopal see and the coronation site of French kings. This exploration of Machaut's life and work focuses on his music based on ecclesiastical chants: twenty-three motets, the David Hocket, and the Mass of Our Lady. The meaning of his music can often be understood through study of its context in fourteenth-century Reims. Machaut emerges as a composer deeply involved in the great crises of his day, one who skilfully and artfully expresses profound themes of human existence in ardent music and poetry.

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GAMER By Anne Walters Robertson. ISBN In her view, Reims and Reims Cathedral, where Guillaume de Machaut spent the last forty years of his life from to , hold the key to the understanding of his tenor-based works. She presents Reims as a rich formative environment for the poet—composer with its established religious institutions and traditions, complex liturgical practices, imposing cathedral architecture and decorative iconography, receptivity to contemporary spiritual and intellectual currents, and experience of civic crises and major political events from sieges to coronations.
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