Knighton, Tess & Torrente, Álvaro: Devotional Music in the Iberian World, 1450–1800 (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Subtitle: The Villancico & Related Genres

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Contents: Preface; Introduction, Tess Knighton and Álvaro Torrente; Waving ensaladas, Pepe Rey; Song migrations: the case of Adorámoste, Señor, Tess Knighton; The villancico in the works of early Castilian playwrights (with a note on the function and performance of the musical parts), Alberto del Río; Function and liturgical context of the villancico in Salamanca Cathedral, Álvaro Torrente; 'The third villancico was a motet': the villancico and related genres, Andrea Bombi; The villancico as music of state in 17th-century Spain, Pablo-L. Rodríguez; Religiosity, power and aspects of social representation in the villancicos of the Portuguese Royal Chapel, Rui Cabral Lopes; 'Music charms the senses…': devotional music in the Triunfos festivos of San Ginés, Madrid, 1656, Janet Hathaway; A literary and typological study of the late 17th-century villancico, Alain Bègue; Pastorelas and the pastoral tradition in 18th-century Spanish villancicos, Pilar Ramos López; The noël à grand chœur of south-western France and the Iberian villancico: towards a comparison, Benoît Michel; De rosas cercada: music by Francisco de la Huerta for the nuns of Santa Ana de Ávila (1767–78), María Gembero Ustárroz; Historical and literary vestiges of the villancico in the early modern Philippines, David Irving; The 'ethnic villancico' and racial politics in 17th-century Mexico, Geoffrey Baker; The popular, the sacred, the colonial and the local: the performance of identities in the villancicos from Sucre (Bolivia), Bernardo Illari; Bibliography; Index.