Liber Hymnarius

Item Number: 20062

Catalog Code: 9782852740761

Product Details
ISBN: 
ISBN-13: 
Pages: 
H x W x D: 
Manufacturer: 
Date: 
2-85274-076-1
9782852740761
622
8 1/2"  (21.5 cm) x 6"  (15.2 cm) x 1"  (2.54 cm)
More Paraclete Press Gifts
1983

Purchase Information

Your Price: $62.95

Format:      Hardcover   

Select Qty: 

Back Ordered. Ships within 8-12 weeks

More Options

Add To My:








 Our Description

 

Liber Hymnarius

Contains the hymns of the Divine Office for the seasons and solemnities. The great corpus of chant office hymns under one cover. Includes a ribbon bookmark.

This 1983 “hymn book” has all the Office hymns, which are now identical for the Roman and the Benedictine office. The melodies are restored to their original form, as are the texts, as called for by the Second Vatican Council. (If one is singing a well-known hymn such as Conditor alme siderum or Veni, Creator Spiritus in Latin or English, it would be best to use the melodic version of the Liber Hymnarius.) Especially important is the revised four-line notation of this book and the explanation of it (in Latin) in the foreword. The revised notation conveys much of the subtlety of the early neumes, and it makes clear that chant should be sung with the flexibility of speech-based rhythm rather than with equal rhythmic values. This revised notation will no doubt be employed when the reformed Roman antiphonale and the revised Graduale Romanum finally appear.



A Tiber River reviewer hasn't written a review for this book yet.
Sign up as a Tiber River reviewer and see your review here!
(Apart from fame, you can also can get free stuff and gift certificates.)

 
 
Gift Finder Favorites