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Intertextuality, exegesis, and composition in polytextual motets around 1500

Abstract:

Over 450 motets survive from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries which were composed with multiple simultaneously sounding texts. The size of this repertory has been underestimated and its importance under-acknowledged. Narratives of the genre overemphasize early fifteenth-century (and earlier) polytextuality due to its association with arcane rhythmic structuring techniques while stressing a new musical-textual ideal later in the century. This thesis is the first attempt to address the ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Music Faculty
Oxford college:
Queen's College
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Kolb, P
Grant:
GAF0910_CBORSPLUS_ 414111
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2015-07-30

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