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From Serra to Sancho: Music and Pageantry in the California Missions

  • Author: Russell, Craig H.
Russell is, in my estimation the leading expert on music of the Hispanic-American world, and this is a major contribution to our knowledge of a music and a period long forgotten



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  • About the Web Site
  • Editorial Procedures
  • Introduction
  • 1. Musical Style and Performance in Mission Life
  • 2. Notation and Music Theory
  • 3. Serra and the Introduction of Sacred Song: Veni Creator Spiritus, Salve, Te Deum, and Alabado
  • 4. Sacred Celebrations: Song, Sequence, Dance, and Pagentry
  • 5. Juan Batista Sancho: Tracing the Mallorcan Connection
  • 6. Music for the Mass: A Spectrum of Artistic Invention
  • 7. Classical Masses for Voices and Orchestra by Ignacio de Jerusalem and Garcia Fajer
  • Epilogue
  • Contents of the Online Appendices
  • Index