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Published: 08 December 2011

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780199754595

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Silent Music

Medieval Song and the Construction of History in Eighteenth-Century Spain

Susan Boynton

Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music

  • This book is the first synthesis and interpretation of Burriel's research on medieval liturgy and music
  • Brings to light important discoveries made by a significant Enlightenment historian, and the previously unknown role of music in his thought
  • Provides a unique perspective on medieval liturgical music in Spain and its continued relevance in the 18th century, from political, liturgical and cultural standpoints