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The History of the Organs in the Cistercian Abbey in Kraków-Mogiła
The History of the Organs in the Cistercian Abbey in Kraków-Mogiła

Author(s): Piotr Matoga
Subject(s): History, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Music, General Reference Works, Library and Information Science, Archiving, Modern Age, Theology and Religion, 18th Century, Source Material
Published by: Koło Naukowe Studentów Muzykologii UJ
Keywords: Organs; Cistercian Abbey;Kraków-Mogiła;

Summary/Abstract: The history of the organs in the Cistercian Abbey in Kraków-Mogiła has not been studied so far. The article elaborates this topic based on the results of an archival query. Most of the sources are preserved in the Cistercian Archive in Mogiła. Examining them, the author discusses the history of instruments in the monastic church and in the former St Bartholomew church. On the basis of the sources, it was stated that at least in the 18th century the monastery church was equipped with two pipe organs. This fact has not been pointed out so far by researchers. The following article is supplemented by archival photographs.

  • Issue Year: 36/2018
  • Issue No: 1 ENG
  • Page Range: 5-31
  • Page Count: 27
  • Language: English