Ancient music

Holy Treasure and Sacred Song: Relic Cults and Their Liturgies in Medieval Tuscanny bookcoverIn Holy Treasure and Sacred Song: Relic Cults and Their Liturgies in Medieval Tuscany (Oxford University Press), associate professor of music history Benjamin Brand explores the music, prayers and rituals inspired by relic cults in the Middle Ages.

"Although their significance has long been recognized by historians, the music and liturgy devoted to these cults has been largely neglected," he says. "I wanted to demonstrate how important this music was in fostering the veneration of relics in the Middle Ages."

 

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