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Plain-song

Thomas Helmore

Plain-song

by Thomas Helmore

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Published by Novello, Ewer in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gregorian chants.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Thomas Helmore.
    SeriesNovello, Ewer, and Co."s music primers -- 14
    The Physical Object
    Pagination164 p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17901870M

    PlainSong. 1, likes 6 talking about this. This page highlights Don Burke's photography work among Plain Folk, esp. the Amish.5/5(8). The chronological scope extends from late antiquity to the early Renaissance and to the present day in the case of chant. In addition to articles embodying original research, the journal publishes book reviews, a list of important recent publications, an annual bibliography of chant research and an annual discography of chant recordings.

    Plains Song Review, founded in at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is an interdisciplinary literary journal that explores a sense of place in the Great Plains through fiction, poetry, nonfiction essays and photographs and graphic literature of emerging and established writers and sions are encouraged from, but not limited to, undergraduate college students. Plainsongs’ title suggests not only its location on the Great Plains, but also its preference for the living language, whether in free or formal verse. Published twice a year by Hastings College Press in Hastings, Nebraska, Plainsongs presents poems that seem to be aware of modernist and post-modernist influences, not necessarily by imitation or allusion, but by using the tools provided by.

    First Edition. PLAIN SONG, Norton, , first edition, near fine in vg+/near fine dust-wrapper. The authors first book. SIGNED by the author using his facial drawing with "Come see us" being the caption. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller plainsong (countable and uncountable, plural plainsongs) A form of monophonic chant in unison using the Gregorian scale, sung in various Christian churches. Synonym: plainchant A cantus firmus or theme chosen for contrapuntal treatment; so .


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