What constitutes a hymn, according to St. Augustine, and how do hymns differ from other types of
They were different than the chant type of singing that was previously used in the church. The
texts were newly composed, not from the Bible, and t
I. Readings and Discussion Questions: a) Hanning, Chapters 46 and Part Two, pp.
8796; b) Weiss/Taruskin #25, 26, and 34. Answer the questions below and be
prepared to discuss them in class:
What is The Book of the Courtier? According to Castiglione, what
-the text is latin and classic to churches and religious Christian rituals
- Very few to no dissonant intervals
Who was Orpheus and what was his special talent?
Orpheus was the son of Oeagrus, a Thracian prince. His special talent was music, he wa