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Music and Meaning in Old Hispanic Lenten Chants: Psalmi, Threni and the Easter Vigil Canticles

  • Author: Hornby, Emma
  • Author: Maloy, Rebecca
Hornby and Maloy have successfully challenged long-standing assumptions about Old Hispanic liturgies and have provided a wealth of readings of its texts, enriched by a convincing appraisal of... More…



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  • Introduction
  • Thematic Congruity in the Old Hispanic Lenten liturgies
  • The threni
  • The Melodic language of the Old Hispanic Lenten Psalmi
  • Words and Music in the Psalmi
  • The Easter Vigil Canticles
  • Afterword: The relationship between the Old Hispanic traditions A and B
  • Appendix 1: A guide to reading Old Hispanic notation
  • Appendix 2: The threni texts
  • Appendix 3: The threni
  • Appendix 4: The Lenten psalmi in Leon 8
  • Appendix 5: The Lenten psalmi in T5, compared with Leon 8
  • Appendix 6: Easter Vigil Canticles in Leon 8 and T5
  • Appendix 7: Comparison of some Old Hispanic benedictiones in Leon 8, T5, T4, T7 and Aemil 30
  • Bibliography