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Heinrich Isaac and polyphony for the proper of the mass in the late middle ages and renaissance / edited by David J. Burn and Stefan Gasch

Medverkande: Burn, David J [edt] | Gasch, Stefan [edt]Series: Collection "Épitome musical"Utgivare: Turnhout : Tours : Brepols ; Centre d'Etudes Supérieures de la Renaissance, 2011Beskrivning: 438 s. : ill., musiknoter ; 24 cmISBN: 978-2-503-54249-2 (pbk.) :Ämne(n): Isaac, Heinrich, ca. 1450-1517 Choralis Constantinus | Kyrkomusik -- 1500-talet | Church music -- Catholic Church -- 16th century -- History and criticism | Propers (Music) -- History and criticismDDK-klassifikation: 782.3235 SAB-klssifikation: Ijz Isaac, Heinrich | Ijsaaa Anmärkning bestånd: B28.433 Libris-ID: 12506238Summary: The important contribution of Heinrich Isaac (ca. 1455-1517) to polyphonic settings of the proper of the mass has long been recognised. The monumental posthumously published collection of his work in the genre, the Choralis Constantinus, was considered as a landmark even in the sixteenth century. Isaac's striking cultivation of polyphonic mass proper settings has its roots in his task, as Hofcomponist to Emperor Maximilian I, of building a musical repertoire for the Imperial court chapel. The repertoire he created awakened a demand for analogous music at other European courts and institutions and led, in 1508, to the commissioning of an extraordinary series of proper cycles from him by the authorities of Constance cathedral.
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The important contribution of Heinrich Isaac (ca. 1455-1517) to polyphonic settings of the proper of the mass has long been recognised. The monumental posthumously published collection of his work in the genre, the Choralis Constantinus, was considered as a landmark even in the sixteenth century. Isaac's striking cultivation of polyphonic mass proper settings has its roots in his task, as Hofcomponist to Emperor Maximilian I, of building a musical repertoire for the Imperial court chapel. The repertoire he created awakened a demand for analogous music at other European courts and institutions and led, in 1508, to the commissioning of an extraordinary series of proper cycles from him by the authorities of Constance cathedral.

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