opus anglicanum


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opus anglicanum

(ˈəʊpəs æŋɡlɪˈkɑːnəm)
n
(Knitting & Sewing) fine embroidery, esp of church vestments, produced in England c.1200–c.1350; characterized by the rich materials used, esp silver gilt thread
[Latin: English work]
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Though showing the wear of seven centuries, this textile panel still reveals the exceptional skill and refined design sense associated with Opus Anglicanum.
Richard Bratby An English Music Opus Anglicanum Tradebigge Church THE second concert of this summer's Celebrating English Song festival featured an ingeniously devised programme of words and music.
Anglo-Saxon needlework, or Opus Anglicanum, was famous across Europe.
9 Name the internationally-acclaimed medieval English art form which produced what was known collectively as Opus Anglicanum.
Discuss one of the following: Edward I's Welsh castles, the misericords of Wells Cathedral, opus anglicanum, wall painting.
His colleagues here are the all-male Opus Anglicanum, singing a selection of offerings ranging from Gregorian chant up to the premiere of specially-commissioned songs by Martin Bussey (July 26).
The Festival is extremely privileged to welcome the highly acclaimed choral group Opus Anglicanum and Rodolfo Bonucci, one of Italy's most eminent conductors and solo violinists, who is performing at the Festival as part of his 2006 tour of Britain.
Just up the road from Stratford, Warwick's Christmas card-pretty Lord Leycester Hospital is the venue for 'Figgy Pudding' from Opus Anglicanum on December 13, and Third Voice's 'A Medieval Christmas' on December 18 (01926 496277).