8 thoughts on “ The Coventry Carol ”

  1. The Coventry Carol. During an age when most people were illiterate, the local churches and monasteries conducted a large number of theatrical performances designed to educate the people about the theological mysteries of God's creation.
  2. Dec 22,  · The English Christmas carol titled The Coventry Carol dates from the 16 th century. The name of the carol came from the fact that it was traditionally performed in Coventry, England as part of a 15 th Century mystery play called The Pageant of the Shearmen and Tailors. According to the website parmalmchysitarisoquatthochcudaro.xyzinfo, the original cathedral was dedicated to Saint Mary in
  3. Performed as part of the mystery plays, the 'Coventry Carol' is from the Pageant of the Shearman and Taylors and tells the story of the Slaughter of The Innocents. A copy of the manuscript survived.
  4. The Coventry Carol Alt ernative. Title Composer Dyson, Peter: I-Catalogue Number I-Cat. No. IPD 17 Movements/Sections Mov'ts/Sec's: 1 Year/Date of Composition Y/D of Comp. First Pub lication. Librettist Anon Language English Average Duration Avg. Duration: 4 minutes Composer Time Period Comp. Period: Modern: Piece Style Modern Composer: Dyson, Peter.
  5. The second Coventry manuscript, including Coventry Carol, is from , 43 years after mystery plays had been threatened, then revived, then suppressed again in a climate of fear. In the manuscript, someone was eager to remember and document a long and well-loved tradition, to prevent it fading forever from memory.
  6. Dec 12,  · “The Coventry Carol” is an English Christmas carol dating from the 16th century. The oldest known text was written down by Robert Croo in , and the oldest known setting of the melody dates from The major chord at the end is a typical example of a Picardy third.3/5(2).
  7. Dec 19,  · “Coventry Carol” was originally performed at a raucous summer festival From as early as to , merchant guilds in Coventry, England, would .

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *