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Singing Jeremiah: Music and Meaning in Holy Week

  • Author: Kendrick, Robert L.
This a stunning piece of scholarship centered around a specific ritual in Western society and Christianity, and the music associated with it. Highly recommended More…



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  • Acknowledgements
  • Terminology, Abbreviations, Texts
  • 1. Symbolic Meanings, Sonic Penance
  • 2. Textual Understandings, Musical Expressions
  • 3. Devotion, Models, Circulation, 1550-1600
  • 4. Dynastic Tenebrae
  • 5. Static Rites, Dramatic Music
  • 6. European Tenebrae c. 1680
  • 7. Ad honorem Passionis: Triduum Music and Rational Piety
  • 8. Endings and Continuities
  • Appendix: Tables 1-4
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index