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3. Repertories: Renaissance

3. Repertories: Renaissance  

Kelly Thomas Forrest

in Early Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780199365784
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730766.003.0003
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‘Repertories: Renaissance’ explores the music of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Sacred Renaissance music included masses, which combined the sung portions of the Catholic mass with ... More
1. Beginnings

1. Beginnings  

David Wallace

in Geoffrey Chaucer: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2019
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Aug 2019
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9780191821592
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10.1093/actrade/9780198767718.003.0001
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‘Beginnings’ describes Geoffrey Chaucer’s life and work as a civil servant, along with why his writing has inspired so many. His most important role was controller, or chief tax inspector, ... More
2. Repertories: Medieval

2. Repertories: Medieval  

Kelly Thomas Forrest

in Early Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365784
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730766.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199730766
‘Repertories: Medieval’ studies Medieval musical styles. The Middle Ages marked the start of Western music history. Gregorian chants have been present throughout history, and there is no ... More
3. Literary spaces, literary identities

3. Literary spaces, literary identities  

Elaine Treharne

in Medieval Literature: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2015
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Sep 2015
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9780191782367
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199668496.003.0004
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‘Literary spaces, literary identities’ outlines the importance of oral dissemination to medieval culture throughout Britain and Ireland and the significance of the message being heard. It ... More
4. Poetry at lastTroilus and Criseyde

4. Poetry at last: Troilus and Criseyde  

David Wallace

in Geoffrey Chaucer: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2019
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Aug 2019
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9780191821592
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10.1093/actrade/9780198767718.003.0004
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‘Poetry at last: Troilus and Criseyde’ describes the structure and content of Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde. Since London styled itself ‘Troynovant’ or ‘New Troy’, imagining itself founded ... More
Early Music: A Very Short Introduction

Early Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Thomas Forrest Kelly

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365784
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730766.001.0001
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9780199730766
Early Music: A Very Short Introduction explores the music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. The revival of Gregorian chant in the early nineteenth century, the ... More
5. Performing issues

5. Performing issues  

Kelly Thomas Forrest

in Early Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365784
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730766.003.0005
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9780199730766
‘Performing Issues’ outlines the difficulties faced in recreating authentic early music performances. Performance practice is the study of performance in past times, and seeks to study ... More
3. A life in poetry

3. A life in poetry  

David Wallace

in Geoffrey Chaucer: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2019
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Aug 2019
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9780191821592
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198767718.003.0003
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9780198767718
It was once thought that Chaucer’s creative career developed from a French phase through Italian to a final triumph of English, but Chaucer never stopped learning from Francophone poets, ... More
Geoffrey Chaucer: A Very Short Introduction

Geoffrey Chaucer: A Very Short Introduction  

David Wallace

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Aug 2019
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Aug 2019
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9780191821592
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198767718.001.0001
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9780198767718
Originally writing over 600 years ago, Geoffrey Chaucer is today enjoying a global renaissance. Why do poets, translators, and audiences from so many cultures and different parts of the ... More
6. Something to believe in

6. Something to believe in  

David Wallace

in Geoffrey Chaucer: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2019
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Aug 2019
eISBN: 
9780191821592
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198767718.003.0006
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9780198767718
It is no simple matter to access Chaucer’s religion. We are separated from Chaucer not just by the Reformation, but by the Counter-Reformation too. The range of Christian belief expressed ... More
7. Performance and new Chaucers

7. Performance and new Chaucers  

David Wallace

in Geoffrey Chaucer: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2019
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Aug 2019
eISBN: 
9780191821592
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198767718.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198767718
Creative responses to Chaucer, across the world, have never been more varied and vibrant. This repairs some shortcomings of earlier centuries, where imitators have generally reworked ... More

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