Chapter 7 Basics

Featured Pieces in the Anthology, with scores, analyses, and recordings

Anthology 15

?Peter Abelard (1097-1142). “Epithalamica,” after 1131.

Transcription: Chrysogonus Waddell, “Epithalamica: An Easter Sequence by Peter Abelard,” Musical Quarterly 72 (1986): 239–71, at 248–53.

Medieval Sources: Paris, B.N. n.a. lat. 3126, 90v-91v
and Le Puy, Bibliothèque du Grand Seminaire, Prosolarium Ecclesiae Aniciensis (no shelf number), ff. 54r-57r

Recording: Paul Hiller and Theater of Voices, Monastic Song: 12th century monophonic chant

Anthology 16

Marcabru (fl. c. 1129–c. 1150). L’autrier jost’una sebissa. Pastorela, Early 12th century.

Score: Margaret Switten, ed. The Medieval Lyric: Anthology I (NEH and Mt. Holyoke College: 2001): pp. 51
Paris, BN fr. 22543, f. 5r

Recording:  Naxos: Music from the Time of the Crusades: Catalogue No.: 0094634132558

Anthology 17

Bernart de Ventadorn (c. 1145–1180). Quan vei la lauzeta mover. Canso, Mid-12th century.

Score:  adapted by Margaret Switten in The Medieval Lyric, 2nd ed. (South Hadley, MA: Mount Holyoke College, 2001), 68–70.

Medieval Sources: Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana R 71 sup., f. 10r;
and Paris, BN fr. 22543, fol. 56v
and Paris, BN fr. 844, fol. 190v

Recording: Medieval Lyric I: CD I

Anthology 18

Guiraut de Bornehl (c. 1140–c. 1200). Reis gloriós. Alba, Late 12th century

Score: adapted by Margaret Switten in The Medieval Lyric, 2nd ed. (South Hadley, MA: Mount Holyoke College, 2001), 77–78

Medieval Source: Paris, BN fr. 22543, f. 8v

Recording: Naxos: Martin Best Consort: Forgotten Provence: Music-Making in the South of France 1150-1550 

Anthology 19

?Adam of St. Victor (c. 1080–c. 1146). Zima vetus. Sequence for the Easter season, Second quarter of the 12th century.

Score: Margot Fassler, Gothic Song: Victorine Sequences and Augustinian Reform in Twelfth-Century Paris, rev. ed. (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2011), 421–24, 438.

Medieval Source: Paris, BN lat. 14819, ff. 71v-73

Recording: Capella Antiqua München, Konrad Ruhland, Gregorian Chant: Sequences

Anthology 20

Hildegard of Bingen (1098–1179). Mathias sanctus. Sequence, 1150s.

Score transcribed by Fassler from Wiesbaden, Hessische Landesbibliothek 2, ff. 474v–475r[zoom]=min&set[mets]

Recording:  Sequentia: 900 Years: Hildegard von Bingen. HBW 65 AHMA 50:329, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 05472 77378 2

Select terms and names from chapter 7

Courtly love
Victorine sequence

Abelard (1079-1142)
Adam of St. Victor (d.1146)
Andreas Capellanus
Beatriz de Dia (fl. late 12th century)
Bernart de Ventadorn (c.1130-40 – 1190-1200)
Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204)
Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)
Heloise (1090-1164)
Marcabru (fl. C.1129-1150)