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Kremsmünsterlocked

  • Altman Kellner
  •  and Robert N. Freeman

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Benedictine abbey in Upper Austria. It was founded in 777 by Duke Tassilo of Bavaria to provide a Christian mission and to protect the area from the neighbouring Slavs and Hungarians. Plainchant was sung according to the Beneventan rite, which, along with the educational system, was modified according to the rules of Benedikt von Aniane of Aachen in 828. From that time until the 17th century there was an inner and an outer school: the latter was enlarged in ...

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The New Grove Dictionary of Opera
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Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart