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date: 07 December 2022

Schola Cantorum. 

The Oxford Companion to Music
Alison LathamAlison Latham

An educational institution founded in Paris in 1894 by d'Indy, Charles Bordes, and the organist Alexandre Guilmant to foster the continuation of the church music tradition. The curriculum had a strong antiquarian and musicological bias, encouraging the study of late Baroque and early Classical works, Gregorian chant, and Renaissance polyphony. A solid grounding in technique was encouraged, rather than originality, and the only graduates who could stand comparison with the best Conservatoire students were ... ...

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