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Inside the OffertoryAspects of Chronology and Transmission$
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Rebecca Maloy

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780195315172

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315172.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.3) 1 Introduction
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Inside the Offertory
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Rebecca Maloy

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315172.003.0001

This chapter begins with an introduction to the problems examined in subsequent chapters and the methodologies employed to address them. Next is a review of sources of information about the offertory rite and its chant, with a particular focus on the Ordines Romani and passages relevant for1 its performance. In the Roman rite, the performance lasted only as long as was needed to cover the liturgical actions, suggesting that verses were inconsistently performed. These circumstances offer a possible explanation for the instability of offertory verses.

Keywords:   offertory rite, liturgical history, Ordines Romani, offertory verses

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