Music in the Age of the Renaissance / Edition 1

Music in the Age of the Renaissance / Edition 1

by Leeman L. Perkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393046087

ISBN-13: 9780393046083

Pub. Date: 04/01/1999

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

A richly detailed portrait of the music and surrounding culture in one of history's most creative eras.Music in the Age of the Renaissance, written by one of the country's leading scholars, brings to life the musical styles and genres that mark this humanistic period of artistic and scientific revolution. In his compelling treatment of how the music was developed

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A richly detailed portrait of the music and surrounding culture in one of history's most creative eras.Music in the Age of the Renaissance, written by one of the country's leading scholars, brings to life the musical styles and genres that mark this humanistic period of artistic and scientific revolution. In his compelling treatment of how the music was developed and transmitted, Professor Leeman Perkins grounds his narrative firmly in political, religious, social, and cultural history, opening a window onto the lavish courts, magnificent churches, and thriving urban centers in which music played such a vital role. The latest, best, and most comprehensive survey of Renaissance music to appear in over forty years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393046083
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1152
Sales rank:
796,109
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.80(d)

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