Gregorian Chants for Musicians: A Complete Guide to the History and Liturgy
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Saulnier, who teaches at the abbey of Solesmes, opens up the world of Gregorian chant for both newcomer and veteran alike. Learn about its origins, the manner in which it is composed, its use of the Psalms and the divine office, how it compares to other forms of chant, plus important source manuscripts for further study. 144 pages, softcover. Paraclete.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 144
Vendor: Paraclete Press
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.38 (inches)
ISBN: 1557255547
ISBN-13: 9781557255549

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Publisher's Description

Gregorian Chant offers a detailed tutorial in the history and liturgy of Gregorian chant for musicians and musicologists, clergy and liturgists, passionate participants, and others who are interested in the revival of chant in the church, today.

Author Bio

Father Daniel Saulnier is a priest at the Abbey of Saint Peter of Solesmes in France. He holds a doctorate in musicology and is Professor of Gregorian Chant at Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome.

Mary Berry (1917-2008), translator, was one of the leading advocates for the revival of Gregorian chant in the last quarter century. A musicologist and noted choral conductor, she founded the Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge, and was honored as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 2002 for her contributions to chant and religion.

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