The Specifics of Sacred Music of the Transylvanian Space. The Context. The Course. Representative Figures
Keywords:sacred music, tradition, Orthodox Church, Byzantine music
The political, social and even religious context in which the Transylvanian musical culture developed beginning with the second half of the 19th century until the 20th century, led to the shaping of a special artistic landscape, with specific identitary sounds, different from the other historical provinces of the country. Ethnical and confessional mosaic generated influences regarding sacred singing, for the Eastern Church Byzantine music representing the secular analogion chant, integrated and framed into the church tradition, which was touched by the regional influences that created the musical ethos of a particular cultural area.
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