Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Divine Office in the Latin Middle AgesMethodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Rebecca A. Baltzer and Margot E. Fassler

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780195124538

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 21 April 2019

Performing Latin Verse

Performing Latin Verse

Text and Music in Early Medieval Versified Offices

Chapter:
(p.278) 12 Performing Latin Verse
Source:
The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages
Author(s):

Gunilla Björkvall

Andreas Haug

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0013

Versified Offices contain antiphons and responsories written in verse form. This subgenre appeared during the 10th century. Does the distinctive textual form of versified Offices have a bearing on the melodies composed for their performance? Using an interdisciplinary approach, this chapter analyzes the intricate relationship between the different verse forms appearing in selected early medieval Office texts and the melodies to which they were sung. Emphasis is on three early versified Offices: the Office of the Trinity, the Office of St. Lambert, and the Office of St. Fuscian.

Keywords:   Office, Trinity, Lambert, Fuscian, text setting, antiphons, responsories, St. Lambert, St. Fuscian, melody

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .