Silent Music: Medieval Song and the Construction of History in Eighteenth-Century Spain
Silent Music explores theimportance of music and liturgy in an eighteenth-century vision of Spanish culture and national identity. From 1750 to 1755, the Jesuit Andres Marcos Burriel (1719-1762) and the calligrapher Francisco Xavier Santiago y Palomares (1728-1796) worked together in Toledo Cathedral for the Royal Commission on the Archives, which the government created to...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published November 17th 2011 by Oxford University Press
(first published October 7th 2011)
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