Johann Leisentrit's Geistliche Lieder Und Psalmen, 1567: Hymnody Of The Counter-reformation In Germany by Richard D. WetzelJohann Leisentrit's Geistliche Lieder Und Psalmen, 1567: Hymnody Of The Counter-reformation In Germany by Richard D. Wetzel

Johann Leisentrit's Geistliche Lieder Und Psalmen, 1567: Hymnody Of The Counter-reformation In…

byRichard D. Wetzel, Erika Heitmeyer

Paperback | July 9, 2014

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In their analyses of a pivotal work from the Counter Reformation in Germany, the authors provide a broader knowledge of the religious, political, and humanistic currents of the sixteenth century. Their book adds to scholarship by Bäumker, Wackernagel, Zahn, Ameln, Lipphardt, and others, and will be an essential reference work for research in the history of hymnody and religion in Germany.
Richard D. Wetzel earned the Ph.D. in Musicology at the University of Pittsburgh, where he studied under Dénes Bartha, Theodore Finney and Robert J. Snow. Wetzel is on the faculty of the School of Music of Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. Erika Heitmeyer studied Germanistik and Latin philology and was director of studies at Gymansium ...
Title:Johann Leisentrit's Geistliche Lieder Und Psalmen, 1567: Hymnody Of The Counter-reformation In…Format:PaperbackDimensions:380 pages, 8.93 × 6.09 × 1.1 inPublished:July 9, 2014Publisher:Fairleigh Dickinson University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

ContentsPrefacePart 1 Context, Format and StyleChapter 1 Johann Leisentrit and the Council of Trent Decades Chapter 2 Early Sixteenth Century HymnbooksThe ProtestantsJohann Walter, Geistliche Gesang BÙchleyn, 1524, 1525Michael Weisse, Ein New Gesengbuchlen, 1531 Joseph Klug, Geistliche lieder, 1533, 1535Valentin Babst, Das Babstsche Gesangbuch, 1545Lucas Lossius Psalmodia hoc est Cantica sacraf, 1553 Nikolaus Herman Sonntagsevangelia, 1561The Catholic Pioneers Michael Vehe, Ein new GesangbÙchlin Geystlicher Lieder, 1537 Georg Witzel, Psaltes Ecclesiasticusf, 1550 The PrintersGeorg RhauThe WolrabsChapter 3 The Texts of Geistliche Lieder und Psalmen, 1567Commendations and EndorsementsInstructional TextsHymn Texts and SourcesLatin Texts and Melody TitlesGerman Texts and SourcesLeisentrit's Process of AdaptationChapter 4 The Melodies of Geistliche Lieder und Psalmen, 1567Printing, Notation, and Transcription IssuesMelody SourcesMode and StyleChapter 5 Illustrations, Borders and Symbols PlatesTitle Page to Das erste TheilLeisentrit in PrayerLeisentrit's Coat of ArmsDedication to the Holy Roman EmperorSymbols of the Struggles of the Church with HereticsSymbols of the Struggle for Correct Interpretation of ScriptureCelebrating the Eucharist with Cup and LoafSymbols of the Crucifixion, Resurrection, and EucharistThe Murder of Abel by CainThe Temptation of ChristAdministering Extreme UnctionChrist and the Seven SacramentsA Pastor TeachingSymbolic Portrayal of Simultaneous Lutheran Preaching and Catholic Celebration of the EucharistChapter 6 EpiloguePart 2 The Melodies and First Stanzas of Geistliche Lieder und Psalmen, 1567, Transcribed. Sources and Concordances Appendix 1Melody Titles and Text Incipits in Order of Appearance in Geistliche Lieder und Psalmen, 1567Appendix 2Alphabetical Index of Melody Titles with Text Titles or First Line Incipits Appendix 3Alphabetical Index of First LinesAppendix 4 Table of Modal Characteristics of the Melodies Appendix 5Table of Wood Engravings and Subjects Appendix 6 Latin Hymns and their AdaptationsBibliographyGeneral Index

Editorial Reviews

Wetzel and Heitmeyer's book will be essential reading for a thorough understanding of sixteenth-century hymnody. It should encourage further and much-needed exploration of how the Catholic Church in German-speaking lands deployed song-both Latin and vernacular-to reinforce a distinctively Catholic identity in the decades leading up to the Thirty Years' War.