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The Sense of Sound


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Acknowledgements Abbreviations A Note to the Reader About the Companion Website Prologue Chapter One Listening to the Past, Listening in the Past Chapter Two Sound and the City Chapter Three Charivari Chapter Four Madness and the Eloquence of Nonsense Chapter Five Sound in Prayer Chapter Six Sound in Prayer Books Chapter Seven Praying with Sound: The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux and Walters 102 Chapter Eight Devotional Listening and the Montpellier Codex Epilogue Bibliography

About the Author

Emma Dillon is Chair of Musicology, King's College, London, and specialist of medieval music. She is author of Medieval Music-Making and the Roman de Fauvel (2002).


"A luxurious and valuable book...I recommend Dillon's Sense of Sound to a very wide audience, starting with Medievalists of every ilk, but also to musicologists of all periods as well as to humanists, musical amateurs and lovers of Paris and the Ile-de-France." --Early Music America

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