Songs of power, piety: music at the Escorial Palace under the Habsburgs (1563-1700)


Grant Data
Project Title
Songs of power, piety: music at the Escorial Palace under the Habsburgs (1563-1700)
Principal Investigator
Dr Noone, Michael John   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Nelson Bernadette Mary Barbara Albertine   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
1999-01-01
Completion Date
2000-12-31
Amount
1261000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 7181/98H
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
1998/1999
Status
Completed
Objectives
To answer detailed questions about the ways and contexts within which Latin liturgical music (plainsong and polyphony) was performed at the monastery-palace; to document significant aspects of the Escorial's music manuscripts; to publish editions of the most important unpublished manuscripts of Escorial provenance concerning liturgical/musical practices and the biographies of Escorial musicians; to publish editions of important, unpublished works by significant composers working at the Escorial.