Meter In Music, 1600-1800

Meter In Music, 1600-1800

by George Houle
     
 

"All practising musicians with an interest in the baroque owe it to themselves to be exposed to the ideas contained in this book." —Continuo

"This is a book from an excellent musician in the early field who turns out also to be a most persistent scholar... " —Early Music

"... the book offers a vast quantity of data from a wide range of sources....

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"All practising musicians with an interest in the baroque owe it to themselves to be exposed to the ideas contained in this book." —Continuo

"This is a book from an excellent musician in the early field who turns out also to be a most persistent scholar... " —Early Music

"... the book offers a vast quantity of data from a wide range of sources.... George Houle is to be congratulated for his honest presentation of the entire spectrum." —Music Educators Journal

The treatment of meter in performance has evolved dramatically since 1600. Here is a practical guide for the performer, with many quotations from early manuals and treatises, and abundant examples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253213914
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
06/01/2000
Series:
Music: Scholarship and Performance Series
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.52(d)

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