Medieval music / Richard H. Hoppin.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hoppin, Richard H.
Format: Book
Published: New York : W.W. Norton, [1978]
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Norton introduction to music history.
Table of Contents:
  • Historical introduction (to A.D. 1000)
  • Christian liturgy to A.D. 1000
  • Gregorian chant: general characteristics
  • The music of the offices
  • The Roman mass
  • Expansion of the liturgy in the later middle age: tropes and sequences
  • Further expansion and embellishment of the liturgy
  • The rise of polyphony
  • The School of Notre Dame, I: organum
  • The School of Notre Dame, II: conductus and motet
  • Secular monophonic song, I: Latin and Provencal lyrics
  • Secular monophonic song, II: the music of the Trouveres
  • Secular monophonic song, III: diffusion of vernacular song in other countries of western Europe
  • Sacred and secular polyphony in the thirteenth century
  • The ars nova in France
  • Liturgical polyphony in the fourteenth century
  • Guillaume de Machaut
  • The Italian ars nova
  • Transition to the renaissance
  • An English epilogue
  • Appendices.