Songs of power, piety: music at the Escorial Palace under the Habsburgs (1563-1700)
Dr Noone, Michael John (Principal investigator)
Dr Nelson Bernadette Mary Barbara Albertine (Co-Investigator)
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
General Research Fund (GRF)
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to document significant aspects of the Escorial's music manuscripts; to publish editions of the most important unpublished manuscripts of Escorial provenance concerning liturgical/musical practices and the biographies of Escorial musicians; to publish editions of important, unpublished works by significant composers working at the Escorial.