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Early Music History 7: Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Music

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Early Music History is devoted to the study of music from the early Middle Ages to the end of the seventeenth century. It demands the highest standards of scholarship from its contributors, all of whom are leading academics in their fields. It gives preference to studies pursuing interdisciplinary approaches and to those developing novel methodological ideas. The scope is exceptionally broad and includes manuscript studies, textual criticism, iconography, studies of the relationship between words and music and ...

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Overview

Early Music History is devoted to the study of music from the early Middle Ages to the end of the seventeenth century. It demands the highest standards of scholarship from its contributors, all of whom are leading academics in their fields. It gives preference to studies pursuing interdisciplinary approaches and to those developing novel methodological ideas. The scope is exceptionally broad and includes manuscript studies, textual criticism, iconography, studies of the relationship between words and music and the relationship between music and society. Articles in volume seven include: Music, ritual and patronage at the Church of Our Lady, Antwerp; Instrumental music in urban centres of Renaissance Germany; and the fourth-century origin of the gradual.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521746540
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/19/2009
  • Pages: 260
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Music, ritual and patronage at the Church of Our Lady, Antwerp Kristine K. Forney; 2. On the origin of neumes Kenneth Levy; 3. The fourth-century origin of the gradual James W. McKinnon; 4. Caron, Hayne, Compere: a transmission reassessment Gerald Montagna; 5. Instrumental music in the urban centres of Renaissance Germany Keith Polk; 6. New light on Oswald von Wolkenstein: central European traditions and Burgundian polyphony Lorenz Welker; 7. Two equal voices: a French song repertory with music for two more works of Oswald von Wolkenstein David Fallows; Reviews.

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