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Christ Rising Again: Context, Function, and Analysis of an English Anthem

Abstract The English Renaissance anthem Christ rising again is a valuable addition to the study of sacred English music during the first one hundred years of the English Reformation (c. 1530s-c.1630s) and provides insight into the theological and musical perspective of English reformers, humanists, and composers. The text of Christ rising again is the only anthem text that was set by the following prominent composers active during the English Reformation: John Sheppard (c.1515-1563), Christopher Tye (c.1505-1573), Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585), William Byrd (c.1540-1623), and Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656), as well as an unfinished setting by Thomas Weelkes (c.1576-1623) as well as complete settings by less prominent English composers. The anthem's t... (more)
Created Date 2010
Contributor Olsen, Ryan Allen (Author) / Gentry, Gregory (Advisor) / Saucier, Catherine (Advisor) / Doan, Jerry (Committee member) / Schildkret, David (Committee member) / Scmidt, Marg (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Anthem / Choral Music / England / Humanism / Reformation / Renaissance
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 197 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note D.M.A. Music 2010
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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