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Re-Envisioning Past Musical Cultures: Ethnomusicology in the Study of Gregorian Chant by  Peter Jeffery - Paperback - 1992 - from ACP Family Bookstore and Biblio.com

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Re-Envisioning Past Musical Cultures: Ethnomusicology in the Study of Gregorian Chant

by Jeffery, Peter

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The author, Professor Peter Jeffery, taught at Princeton for many years; he was recently accepted on the faculty of Notre Dame.  He is considered a first-rate scholar, especially on the history of Gregorian Chant.  In this book, he ofers an innovative approach, to help us understand how chant melodies were created and performed.  He identifies elements of chant that resemble otheroral traditions in non-Western cultures.  He also shows how music historians can take into account various contexts of development, namely social, cultural, and anthropological influences. 

This 1995 paperback edition is a reprint of the 1992 edition, which was well received by scholars in the field. 


  • Bookseller: ACP Family Bookstore US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 0226395804
  • Title: Re-Envisioning Past Musical Cultures: Ethnomusicology in the Study of Gregorian Chant
  • Author: Jeffery, Peter
  • Book condition: New
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10:0226395804
  • ISBN 13:9780226395807
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Place: Chicago
  • Date published: 1992
  • Keywords: LITURGY; CHANT; MUSIC
  • Bookseller catalogs: Liturgical Music; History;
  • Subjects: MUSIC / Ethnomusicology;

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