Minstrels & Angels: Carvings of Musicians in Medieval English Churches Jeremy Montagu

ISBN: 9780914913412

Published: October 28th 1998

Paperback

160 pages


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Minstrels & Angels: Carvings of Musicians in Medieval English Churches  by  Jeremy Montagu

Minstrels & Angels: Carvings of Musicians in Medieval English Churches by Jeremy Montagu
October 28th 1998 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 160 pages | ISBN: 9780914913412 | 7.11 Mb

This fascinating and comprehensive survey of medieval carvings of musicians comprises all churches and cathedrals found in England. Illustrated with over 120 photographs by C.R. Nicewonger, the iconography of each type of instrument is recorded inMoreThis fascinating and comprehensive survey of medieval carvings of musicians comprises all churches and cathedrals found in England. Illustrated with over 120 photographs by C.R. Nicewonger, the iconography of each type of instrument is recorded in detail and the features of medieval church architecture are fully described. Both are set in their historical and social context.

There is a complete gazetteer of all the British medieval musical carvings known to the authors arranged alphabetically by the names of the cities, towns, and villages where they can be found. Instruments covered include: Bowed string, Plucked string, Keyboard, Woodwind, Percussion, Brass Also includes terminology of church architecture, an index to gazetteer, a bibliography, and a chronology. This is the essential handbook for all musically interested visitors to churches in Britain and an important source book for all interested in musical iconography as well as in medieval music.



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