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Abeille, Pierre-César

Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception

Aaron – Aniconism

Volume 1
Editor(s): Hans-Josef Klauck, Volker Leppin, Bernard McGinn, Choon-Leong Seow, Hermann Spieckermann, Barry Dov Walfish, Eric J. Ziolkowski
De Gruyter (Berlin, New York) 2009

Abeille was a French composer (1674–after 1733). He composed settings of all the Psalms of David (in two volumes) for the use of the convent of St Cyr. Especially the later part is complex and subtle, with instrumental accompaniment in a concertante style featuring expressive declamation.…

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