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English carols of the fifteenth century

from a MS. roll in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge

by J. A. Fuller-Maitland

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Published by Leadenhall Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carols

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith added vocal parts by W.S. Rockstro
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 62 p. facs.
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24659501M
    OCLC/WorldCa15362273

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English carols of the fifteenth century by J. A. Fuller-Maitland Download PDF EPUB FB2

Many carols are macaronic, mixing two languages, usually in Latin and English. During the 15th century, the carol continued as a popular religious song, but it also developed as art music and as a literary form. Musically, it is the most important English forme fixe (“fixed form”), comparable to the French rondeau, virelai, and ballade.

OCLC Number: Notes: Words and music. Description: xi, 62 pages frontispiece (facsimile) 32 cm: Contents: The carols in the original form [unacc. 2- or 3-part harmony, words in Middle English (some in Latin)] --The carols in modern notation, with additional parts (ad libitum) by W.S.

Rockstro [for solo voices or chorus (ATTB or SATB) with keyboard acc., English. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The introduction to the volume offers a general history of carols and caroling, and appendices provide scholarly essays on such topics as fifteenth-century pronunciation, English country and United States primitive traditions, and the revival of the English folk carol.

The Oxford Book of Carols, published inis still one of Oxford's best /5(18). Internet Archive BookReader English carols of the fifteenth century: from a MS. roll in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge. Fuller Maitland, English Carols of the Fifteenth Century. London: The Leadenhall Press, E.C., ca.

Carol in Original Form From a 15th Century Manuscript. Carol in Modern Form. If you would like to help support Hymns and Carols of Christmas, please click on the button below and make a donation.

The Selden Carol Book is a medieval carol manuscript held by the Bodleian Library in Oxford (Selden MS. Along with the Trinity Carol Roll, with which it shares five contemporaneous carols and texts (for example the Agincourt Carol), it is one of the main sources for 15th century English carols, and like the Trinity Roll contains the music as the well as the texts.

As a distinctive and attractive musical repertory, the hundred-odd English carols of the fifteenth century have always had a ready audience. But some of the key viewpoints about them date back to the late s, when Richard L.

Greene first defined. Fallows, David. ‘English Song Repertories of the Mid-Fifteenth Century’. Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association (): Print ‘The most popular songs of the fifteenth century’. The Cambridge History of Fifteenth-Century Music.

Anna Maria Busse Berger and Jesse Rodin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press Author: Timothy Glover. AN UNPUBLISHED FIFTEENTH-CENTURY CAROL COLLECTION: OXFORD, LINCOLN COLLEGE MS LAT. Medium Aevum Essay Prize The fifteenth century is the first period from which substantial numbers of vernacular English songs survive, in both notated and un-notated manuscripts, together testifying to a vigorous written tradition.

Many of these texts are in. Most fourteenth- and some fifteenth-century motets feature ISORHYTHM and may include a CONTRATENOR. From the fifteenth century on, any polyphonic setting of a Latin text (other than a MASS) could be called a motet; from the sixteenth century on, the term was also applied to sacred compositions in other languages.

It is this metrical form, rather than, as in modern usage, a content in some way or other connected with the Christmas season, that is the mark of the carol for the Middle Ages, as is clearly shown by the concluding stanzas of some of the poems of the fifteenth-century chaplain John Audelay, for example, a piece invoking a blessing on the young.

Early English miscellanies. London, Complete edition of the Sloane MS.as a companion to the volume printed for the Percy Society, "Songs and carols now first printed from a manuscript of the fifteenth century.".

Music permeated every walk of fifteenth-century life, from popular and aristocratic entertainment to religious and civic ritual. Music was sung or performed on instruments, executed by individuals or groups, played by ear, improvised or read from notation. As a distinctive and attractive musical repertory, the hundred-odd English carols of the fifteenth century have always had a ready audience.

But some of the key viewpoints about them date back to the late s, when Richard L. Greene first defined the poetic form; and little has been published about them since the burst of activity aroundwhen a new Cited by: 1.

The 15th-century carol repertory is one of the most substantial monuments of English medieval music. As in other music of the period, the emphasis is not on harmony, but on melody and rhythm.

At the end of the 15th century, carols appeared in a court songbook, the Fayrfax Manuscript, written for three or four voices in a flexible. Songs and Carols, Now First Printed, from a Manuscript of the Fifteenth Century. Percy Society. Vol. London: T. Richards, [Poems from Bodl. (English Poet e.1).] Songs and Carols from a Manuscript in the British Museum of the Fifteenth Century.

Warton Club no. London: T. Richards, [Complete edition of Sloane ]. Fifteenth Century Prose and Verse by Alfred W.

Pollard. Download; Bibrec; A little geste of Robin Hood and his meiny and of the proud sheriff of Nottingham -- English carols, from a manuscript at Balliot College, Oxford -- The examination of Master William Thorpe, priest, of heresy, before Thomas Arundell, Archbishop of Canterbury, Songs and Carols: From a Manuscript in the British Museum of the Fifteenth Century (Classic Reprint) [Thomas Wright] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Excerpt from Songs and Carols: From a Manuscript in the British Museum of the Fifteenth Century Now the great pestilences of the fourteenth century were certainly well remembered for two centuries.

Early English Miscellanies in Prose and Verse, Selected from an Inedited Manuscript of the Fifteenth Century (Porkington MS.).

Warton Club, II. Hausknecht, E. Vier Gedichte von Charles D’Orleans. The Oxford book of carols. Oxford LibraryThing. A large collection of traditional English carols, as well as modern carols. Carols Christmas Day church cradle crown dance dear doth earth Easter Eleanor Farjeon English Hymnal English Traditional EPIPHANY fair fifteenth century flowers Folk-Carols Frank Kendon German give glad glory God's 4/5(1).

Christmas carols sung in the 16th century. Decem by Natalie. Christmas at Hever Castle. As I prepare for my own Christmas festivities, I have been thinking about what a Tudor Christmas would have been like. I imagine the holly, ivy and other evergreens decorating the halls, the sound of the crackling fire on the hearth, the smell of.

Recent conservation work on St John’s College, Cambridge, MS S, a late-fifteenth-century collection of Middle English carols and lyrics, uncovered We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of by: 1.

Ancient English Christmas Carols, Edith Rickert. Duffield, - Carols - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. In the Stories of English, David Crystal demonstrates, through his display of knowledge and his fluctuation between academic and casual tones, that the study of language and its history can be very interesting and alive.

This is what makes this book a great read for the reader who has little background in the study of language and who wants a 4/5. This Christmas, the choir will be holding the fifteenth edition of Carols by Candlelight at St Augustine’s Priory in Victoria, Gozo on Friday 14 th and Saturday 15 th December.

Like previous editions it will consist of a Christmas concert followed by a five-course meal prepared by Ta’ Frenċ Restaurant : Coryse Borg. Wright, Thomas, ed. Songs and Carols: Now, First Printed, from a Manuscript of the Fifteenth Century.

London: Printed for the Percy Society by Richards, Indexed in. By the 15th century, the carol was also considered as art music. During this time, elaborate arrangements were made and carols were considered an important contribution to English medieval music.

The Fayrfax Manuscript, a court songbook featuring carols, was written by the end of the 15th century. The songs were written for 3 or 4 voices and Author: Espie Estrella.

The scholarly study of fifteenth-century English verse is very much a late twentieth-century phenomenon. A number of the writings associated with the fifteenth-century authors covered in this collection of essays were not accessible in usable editions until some point in the twentieth century, and the critical tendency to overlook fifteenth-century poetry was in part an inevitable.

The Agincourt Carol is to be found in the first section (i.e. fols. 3r–33v), at fols. 17v–18r. Known as the ‘Selden Carol Book’, this section of the manuscript dates from the second quarter of the fifteenth century.

Its contains songs and liturgical polyphony in Latin and Middle English. The Coventry Carol was originally found in the Coventry Pageant of the Shearmen and Tailors, a mystery (miracle) play of the fourteenth or fifteenth century (Happe, p.

suggests first quarter of the fifteenth century; the Oxford Book of Carols says fifteenth century). English Carols of the Fifteenth Century: From a Ms. Roll in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge Classic Reprint: : John Alexander Fuller Maitland: Books. The singing of carols was further popularised in the 20th century when OUP published one of the most popular carol books in the English-speaking world, Carols for Choirs.

First published in and edited by David Willcocks and Reginald Jacques, this bestselling series has since expanded to a five-volume set. | The word came into English from the medieval French for “round dance.” In fifteenth-century England the carol developed into an important type of vocal composition.

Although no longer danced, it retained structural evidence of its origin. A refrain called “burden” was sung before the first stanza, repeated between each succeeding one, and at the end. The first, The Oxford Book of Carols (Oxford University Press, ; rev.

; we'll call it OxBC) contains nearly carols for all occasions. The second, R. Greene's The Early English Carols contains the texts (without tunes) of carols. It may seem curious that very few old carols are specifically and only for Easter. As a distinctive and attractive musical repertory, the hundred-odd English carols of the fifteenth century have always had a ready audience.

But some of the key viewpoints about them date back to the late s, when Richard L. Greene first defined the poetic form; and little has been published about them since the burst of activity aroundwhen a new manuscript was. (20) In another, Bodleian Library, MS Bodley (SC ), copied in the first half of the fifteenth century, it is part of the South English Legendary.

(21) In another fifteenth-century copy, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery MSit is the sole verse content, added in a different hand to a Sarum Book of Hours. A lively and engaging collection of lyrical poems, carols, and traditional British ballads written in between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries, together with some twentieth-century American versions of them.

Introduces readers to the rich variety of Middle English poetry. It was said to be one of the Christmas carols sung to the military in the fifteenth century.

It was published on a broadsheet in around as a “New Christmas carol” and in a book called “New carols for Christmas” which suggests that it may be newer than the fifteenth century, but that is up for debate as it may mean that it gained. Virtually all of the fifteenth-century English carols are anonymous, but a small number are attributed to a medieval Lennon and McCartney, namely Smert and Trouluffe, both Devonshire men.

Richard Smert was Rector of Plymtree, near Exeter, between and Finally, the four-voice Agnus Dei from the Old Hall Manuscript. Item Number: ST.D ISBN Both a dedicated carol singer and an authority on the history of English music, Nicholas Temperley here offers a unique book of 37 carols dating from the fifteenth century to the present.

A History of Carols – Part 4 Then came the pure English carols -those "masterpieces of tantalizing simplicity." That clerics were busy in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries in England helping people to enter with spiritual joy into the meaning of Christmas is a matter of considerable interest.

From the fifteenth century onward the.In so doing, Gayk (like Winstead for Bokehnam) will contribute to the reevaluation of the orthodoxy of fifteenth-century poets like Capgrave and suggest that fifteenth-century authors' reformist leanings may be seen as much in their literary and hermeneutic practices as in the doctrinal positions they explicitly articulate.