Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Léonin - Messe du Jour de Noël Analysis

Musical Elements:
-Free Meter
-All Male Voices
-Molstly syllabic in monophonic part, melismatic in homophonic part
-Monophonic part is sometimes nuematic
-Seems like the forward voice in homophonic part changes.

-Changes between monophonic and homophonic in two parts
-Ordinary, not proper
-Simple binary form, chants can start with monophonc or homophonic parts

-From France
-A Christmas mass, only to be sungat that time of the year
-Only would have been sung in a chruch

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