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4: Ceremony and Devotion

Digital Resource

  • The Saint Donation Mass, an interactive digitalproject directed by M. Jenni Bloxam (Williams College), with demonstrations, images, and analytic commentary on the mass, its structure and context.  ObrechtMass.Com

Digital Documents and Images

  • Record of Benefice awarded to Guillaume Du Fay by Pope Eugenius IV in 1431, from Rome Reborn:  The Vatican Library and Renaissance Culture.  Exhibition assembled by the Library of Congress, 1993.   Find It


  • Bent, Margaret. Dunstaple. London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/6015886
  • Blackburn, Bonnie J. “For Whom Do the Singers Sing?” Early Music 25 (1997), 593-609. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3128408
  • Bloxam, M. Jennifer. “A Cultural Context for the Chanson Mass.” In "Early Musical Borrowing, ed. Honey Meconi, pp. 7-36. New York: Routledge, 2004.http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52086242
  • Borgerding, Todd M. "Imagining the Sacred Body: Choirboys, Their Voices, and Corpus Christi in Early Modern Seville," In "Musical Childhoods and the Cultures of Youth, ed. Susan Boynton and Roe-Min Kok, pp. 25-48. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2006. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/62161331
  • *Brown, Howard Mayer. “The Mirror of Man's Salvation: Music in Devotional Life about 1500.” "Renaissance Quarterly 43 (1990), 744-73. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2862788
  • Burstyn, Shai. "Early 15th-Century Polyphonic Settings of "Song of Songs Antiphons." Acta musicologica XLIX (1977), 200-27. http://www.jstor.org/stable/932590
  • Christopher A. Reynolds, "Papal Patronage and the Music of St. Peter's, 1380-1513 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995). http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/30816262
  • Cumming, Julie. "The Motet in the Age of Du Fay. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. .
  • Curtis, Liane. “Simon Mellet, Scribe of Cambrai Cathedral.” Plainsong and Medieval Music 82 (1999), 133-166.
  • D'Accone, Frank A. "The Civic Muse: Music and Musicians in Siena during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/45885601
  • Fallows, David. "Du Fay. London: Dent 1982. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/252317013
  • Haggh, Barbara. "The Celebration of the Recollectio Festorum Beatae Mariae Virginis, 1457-1987." Studia musicologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 30 (1988): 361-73.
  • Kisby, Fiona. "Music and Musicians in Renaissance Cities and Towns. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44750788
  • Kreitner, Kenneth. “Music in the Corpus Christi Procession of Fifteenth-Century Barcelona.” "Early Music History 14 (1995): 153-204. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39856131
  • Maurey, Yossi. “Heresy, Devotion and Memory: The Meaning of Corpus Christi in Saint-Martin of Tours,” Acta Musicologica 79 (2006): 159-196. http://www.jstor.org/stable/25071274
  • Rastall, Richard." Music in Early English Religious Drama. 2 vols. Cambridge [England] and Rochester NY: D.S. Brewer, 1996. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/33047709.
  • Tacconi, Marica. "Cathedral and Civic Ritual in Late Medieval and Renaissance Florence: The Service Books of Santa Maria Del Fiore. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/57731129
  • Wegman, Rob C. “Music and Musicians at the Guild of Our Lady in Bergen op Zoom.” "Early Music History 9 (1990), 175-249. http://www.jstor.org/stable/942443
  • Wegman, Rob C. “Miserere supplicanti Du Fay: The Creation and Transmission of Guillaume Du Fay's Missa Ave regina celorum.” "The Journal of Musicology 13 (1995), 18-54. http://www.jstor.org/stable/764050
  • Wilson, Blake. "Music and Merchants: The Laudesi Companies of Republican Florence. Oxford and New York: Clarendon Press, 1992. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26583263.
  • Wright, Craig. "Du Fay's "Nuper Rosarum Flores", King Solomon's Temple, and the Veneration of the Virgin." Journal of the American Musicological Society 47 (1994), 395-441. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3128798
  • Wright, Craig. "Dufay at Cambrai: Discoveries and Revisions." "Journal of the American Musicological Society 28 (1975), 175-229.  http://www.jstor.org/stable/830766
Richard Freedman,
Jul 24, 2012, 1:24 PM