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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2021) 74 (1): 91–156.
Published: 01 April 2021
...) of the liturgy, the “Fulget dies” refrain gained additional temporal significance through its intimate link to songs of the Christmas season. The “shining day” imagery introduced by the refrain offered a tangible way of marking seasonal time in devotional rites, poetically indexing the light-based symbolism...
Journal of the American Musicological Society (2020) 73 (3): 583–637.
Published: 01 December 2020
... liturgies, most importantly lamentations—a genre that was published widely in the 1560s. In an attempt to reconstruct the social and institutional networks that might constitute the background to Zarlino's lectiones , we urge considering their author not only as a theorist and composer, but also...
Journal of the American Musicological Society (2014) 67 (2): 379–428.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., and the Magnificat . These features of the repertory strongly suggest that the friars were not meant to replace the hired singers, but rather to take charge of the conventual liturgy, especially the Divine Office sung in the choir area. In other words, this is a communal “choir music” ensemble as opposed...