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Music in Medieval Europe / Edition 1
     

Music in Medieval Europe / Edition 1

by Jeremy Yudkin
 

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ISBN-10: 0136081924

ISBN-13: 2900136081929

Pub. Date: 03/03/1989

Publisher: Pearson

Historical survey of music in medieval Europe, from the end of Antiquity to the beginning of the fifteenth century. Historical survey of music in medieval Europe, from the the end of Antiquity to the beginning of the fifteenth century;from plainchant to late medieval polyphonic song. Clearly presented and explained.

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Historical survey of music in medieval Europe, from the end of Antiquity to the beginning of the fifteenth century. Historical survey of music in medieval Europe, from the the end of Antiquity to the beginning of the fifteenth century;from plainchant to late medieval polyphonic song. Clearly presented and explained.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900136081929
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/03/1989
Series:
Prentice Hall History of Music Series
Edition description:
Facsimile
Pages:
612

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION
PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION
LIST OF MUSICAL EXAMPLES

CHAPTER 1 THE MIDDLE AGES
Life in Medieval Europe
The Medieval Heritage
The Years 400-1000
The Years 1000-1400
The Role of Music

CHAPTER 2 THE THEORETICAL TRADITION OF ANTIQUITY
The Ancient World
Music in Antiquity
Boethius
The Seven Liberal Arts
Augustine

CHAPTER 3 CHANT AND LITURGY
The Development of the Christian Church
Literature and Language of the Early Church
Development of the Liturgy
Charlemagne
Music in the Liturgy
Plainchant
Text and Music
Shape and Melodic Style
The Melodic Modes
Summary
Comments on Notation and Performance

CHAPTER 4 THE MASS
Structure of the Mass
The Mass for Pentecost
Fore-Mass
Eucharist
Summary

CHAPTER 5 THE OFFICE
Monasticism in the Middle Ages
Structure of the Office
Matins for the Nativity
Introduction
The Nocturns
Conclusion
Summary

CHAPTER 6 900-1200: THE LATIN TRADITION
Chant after Charlemagne
Tropes
Prosulas
Sequences
Latin Songs
The Rhymed Office
Latin Drama
Summary

CHAPTER 7 THE VERNACULAR TRADITION: 1000-1300
Southern France
Northern France
Italy
Iberia
England
Germany
Vernacular Drama
Summary
Comments on Notation and Performance

CHAPTER 8 EARLY POLYPHONY
Sources to the Twelfth Century
Twelfth-Century Sources
Aquitainian Polyphony
Codex Calixtinus
Summary

CHAPTER 9 THE NEW MUSIC OF PARIS
Paris: Its university and Cathedral
Leoninus
The Musical Style of the Magnus Liber
Conductus
Perotinus and Further Developments in the Thirteenth Century
Clausulae
Tripla and Quadrupla
From Clausula to Motet
The Motet to 1275
Hocket
The Conductus-Motet
The Motet Enté
The Late Thirteenth-Century Motet
English Motets
Comments on Notation and Performance

CHAPTER 10 INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC TO 1300
Improvised Music
Instrumental Performance of Vocal Pieces
Dance Music
Instruments
Bowed Instrument
Plucked Instruments
Blown Instruments
Keyboard Instruments
Percussion
Summary

CHAPTER 11 THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY IN FRANCE
The Roman de Fauvel
The Isorhythmic Motet
Guillaume de Machaut
The Motets
The Mass
The Secular Songs
Liturgical Polyphony
The Tournai Mass
Summary
Comments on Notation and Performance

CHAPTER 12 THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY IN ITALY
The Early Ballata
The Madrigal
The Caccia
The Canonic Madrigal
Francesco Landini
Instrumental Music
Liturgical Polyphony
Summary

CHAPTER 13 "PERFECT BEAUTY"
The Avignon Style
English Music
Johannes Ciconia
Conclusion

INDEX

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