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Music in Performance and Society: Essays in Honor of Roland Jackson

Music in Performance and Society: Essays in Honor of Roland Jackson

by Roland J. Jackson

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The 25 essays cover antiquity, the early Christian Church, and the Middle Ages; baroque musings, performance practices, operatic crossovers; approaches to analysis and style; and musical mixes in the Americas. Among specific topics are Paul Simon and Bob Dylan, the quest for musical identity in Ecuador, the nature of cadence, Jacquet de la Guerre's phale et Porcris/>, the Devienne method for the flute, a bibliographic survey of Arnold's Handel edition, innovations in organ building from the 13th through the 15th centuries, the singing of women in the early church, and experiments with singing ancient Greek and Latin verse. Also included are testimonials for and a bibliography of contemporary American music scholar Jackson. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Harmonie Park Press
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Detroit Monographs in Musicology: Studies in Music
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7.40(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.90(d)

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