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Opening the Geese Book: A Medieval Manuscript Disseminated through Electronic Media
Corine Schleif, Arizona State University

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Das Gänsebuch (The Geese Book): German Medieval Chant (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Das Gänsebuch (The Geese Book): German Medieval Chant
Director: Corine Schleif
Producer: Volker Schier
Abstract: Chants characteristic for the medieval liturgy of St. Lorenz in Nuremberg, Germany, were recorded for the first time by the Schola Hungarica, a leading ensemble for the performance of medieval chant. One of the highlights of the repertoire, also a world premier recording, is the mass formula for the feast of the Holy Lance, the most important festival celebrated annually in the city of Nuremberg between 1424 and 1524. Portions of this performance were used in a television documentary about the Holy Lance aired on Channel 2 of the BBC and on the Discovery Channel. Other chants recorded were taken from the formulas of saints venerated locally, for example, Saint Sebaldus, Saint Deocarus, Saint Martha, Saint Monica and Saint Lawrence. The recordings was produced in collaboration with Bavarian Radio, Studio Franconia and it is marketed by HNH International (Naxos).
Date: 06/21/2005
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Format: CD