Les livres liturgiques de la Chartreuse d'Évora (Portugal) témoins de la constitution d'un fonds cartusien et des changements dans la liturgie cartusienne à la fin du XVIe siècle

Translated title of the contribution: The liturgical books of the Carthusian Monastery of Evora (Portugal) bear witness to the constitution of a Carthusian fund and the changes in the Carthusian liturgy at the end of the 16th century

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Abstract

The musical collection of the Charterhouse of Évora owns manuscripts and printed books well known by researchers, with the exception of one antiphonary kept in the Palácio Duques do Cadaval, which I identify as being a Carthusian book. Built at the end of the sixteenth century, the Charterhouse of Évora (Scala Coeli) is the first Portuguese charterhouse. Although written or printed at the end of the sixteenth century, or at the beginning of the seventeenth, the books used in the Charterhouse of Évora bear witness to a liturgical tradition as ancient as the Middle Ages. Generally stable, the Carthusian liturgy, nonetheless, suffered some changes ratified at the end of the sixteenth century. The books of the Charterhouse of Évora are thus testimonies to the integration of these changes into the Carthusian liturgy. They also bear witness to the constitution of a liturgical collection for the daily recitation of the divine office.
Translated title of the contributionThe liturgical books of the Carthusian Monastery of Evora (Portugal) bear witness to the constitution of a Carthusian fund and the changes in the Carthusian liturgy at the end of the 16th century
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)120-134
Number of pages14
JournalActa Musicologica
Volume92
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • Carthusians
  • Liturgy
  • Manuscripts
  • Plainchan
  • Teotónio de Bragança

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