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Published: 21 July 2020

352 Pages | 135 musical examples, 250 inline images, 48 tables with 83 images


ISBN: 9780190071530

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Songs of Sacrifice

Chant, Identity, and Christian Formation in Early Medieval Iberia

Rebecca Maloy

AMS Studies in Music

  • Shows how the Iberian theological and pastoral writings found expression in the liturgy and chant, as part of a concerted effort to make an orthodox Christian society
  • Offers new insights into how Old Hispanic melodies work and how they relate to the syntax and semantic content of the texts
  • Presents a new body of evidence bearing on interchanges between Western chant traditions and the intersection of oral and written practice in chant repertories