Chapter 1 Basics

Featured Piece in the Anthology, with score, analysis, and recording

Strophic hymn “Ave Maris Stella” (Anthology 1)

Date: text from the 9th century

Finding a medieval copy:

Anthology 1: Hymn: “Ave Maris Stella”
US-Notre Dame, Univ. Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library, cod. Lat. b. 4, fol 333v
Using the paging tool to find fol. 333v (the verso side of folio 333).
http://rarebooks.library.nd.edu/digital/bookreader/CodLat_b04/

Sample Recordings of “Ave Maris Stella”

Gregorian Chants for Marian Festivals [(Naxos), Label: Capriccio Catalogue No.: C10738]
http://www.amazon.com/Ave-Maris-stella/dp/B0027OQB0K/
Sacred Hungarian Folk Songs and Gregorian Chants  [(Naxos): Label: Hungaroton Catalogue No.: HCD1827]

Other Albums on Naxos containing recordings of pieces mentioned in the first chapter (but not in the Anthology):

Album: Matrise Notre-Dame de Paris: Mater Salvatoris

Track 1: Hymn: “Ave Maris Stella”

Track 2: Motet: “Ave beatissima/Ave Maria/Ave Maris Stella”

Track 3: Victorine Sequence: “O Maria Stella Maris”

Track 4 Conductus: “Ave Maris Stella”

Track 5: Rondeau: “Salve nos stella maris”

Album: Boston Camerata: With Joyful Noise

Track 9: Ave Maris Stella – “O Maria, deu Maire” [Also on their album Medieval Christmas]

Album: ALTERA ROMA – Musique au palais des Papes, Avignon (XIVe siecle) (Cullin, Deschamps)

Track 5: “Ave Maris Stella”

Album: Codex Faenza: Instrumental Music of the Early 15th Century (Ensemble Unicorn)

Track 17: “Ave Maris Stella”

Select Terms and Names from Chapter 1

codex
contrafactum
intertextuality
Liber Usualis
monophony
polyphony
sequence