Music, the emblematic, and `the mystery of holy matrimony'

September 1998
Musical Quarterly;Fall/Winter98, Vol. 82 Issue 3/4, p599
Academic Journal
Discusses the role of music in the teaching of the Christian doctrine on marriage in Germany. Accounts of the wedding of Duke Johann Friedrich of Wurttemberg and Barbara Sophia of Brandenburg by Johann Oettinger; Concept of utile dulci; Factors fundamental to Oettinger's conception of pageants; Role of musical and theatrical performance in the projection of moral and political ideology.


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