Spoils of the secularization: Monastic music sources in the Bodleian Library

14 February 2019 1.30pm 2.45pm


Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (Map)


Dr Barbara Eichner, Oxford Brookes University


Friends of the Bodleian | fob@bodleian.ox.ac.uk


Learn about monastic music making in an era of political change and religious upheaval. This talk will explore a selection of chant books, musical fragments and polyphonic choir books produced or commissioned by monasteries in Southern Germany during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Era - focussing in particular on the aftermath of the Reformation and the era of Catholic Reform until the outbreak of the Thirty-Years War.

This event is organised by the Friends of the Bodleian.


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