In remembrance of that event, 25 March was also the day when the annual feast of the Dedication
of the Church was observed.
Some point to Jewish celebrations that lasted for eight days, like the Feast of Tabernacles or the Feast of the Dedication
of the Temple.
This is the only time we know of that the Lerma minstrels numbered six with two tiples and could have performed the (Rogier) five- and six-voice works with two soprano parts in DK 2.(26) A few days later on the feast of the Dedication
of the Church (8 October), the minstrels received extra pay for playing a concert from the church tower on the evening of First Vespers and then another on the feast day itself.(27) That is the last mention of performances by the minstrels in the chapter acts of San Pedro, leading me to think that they did not remain long in Lerma, perhaps forcing the duke to think of other means, such as black slaves and musically gifted nuns, to have a source for instrumental music in his chapel.
The feast of the Dedication
was then taking place in Jerusalem.
The Catholic Church observes today the Feast of the Dedication
of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul in Italy, two of the four great Roman basilicas of the Catholic faith, the other two being St.
The Catholic Church commemorates today the Feast of the Dedication
of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul in Italy, which were built by Emperor Constantine in the 4th century.