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Music in Welsh Culture Before 1650: A Study of the Principal Sources

Music in Welsh Culture Before 1650: A Study of the Principal Sources

  • Author: Harper, Sally



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  • Contents: Introduction
  • Part I The Sources and Practice of Medieval Cerdd Dant: Cerdd Dant: a Welsh bardic craft in context
  • Mastering the bardic crafts: oral and written sources
  • Harp and crwth in early medieval Wales
  • The players of Cerdd Dant and their social code
  • Gathering the documentation of Cerdd Dant
  • Historical and theoretical sources of Cerdd Dant
  • The Robert ap Huw manuscript and other Welsh tablature. Part II The Latin Liturgy, its Chant and Embellishment: Sources for the medieval Welsh liturgy: an overview
  • The early Welsh Clas institutions
  • Anglo-Norman liturgical reform
  • Shaping a new liturgy: the adoption of Sarum Use in Wales
  • Sources with music I: the Penpont Antiphoner
  • Sources with music II: the Bangor Pontifical
  • Late medieval evidence I: the institutions
  • Late medieval evidence II: musical practice. Part III Welsh Music in an English Milieu c.1550-1650: Mirroring England: cultural imitation and infiltration
  • Domestic and popular music-making I: the context
  • Domestic and popular music-making II: the repertory
  • A Welsh translation of John Case's Apologia Musices
  • The post-Reformation church I: parish and people
  • The post-Reformation church II: cathedral and household chapel. Appendix of manuscripts
  • Bibliography
  • Index.