Music in the Renaissance / Edition 2

Music in the Renaissance / Edition 2

by Howard Mayer Brown, Louise K. Stein
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0134000455

ISBN-13: 9780134000459

Pub. Date: 09/24/1998

Publisher: Pearson

A history of Renaissance music focused on the music itself and the social and institutional contexts that shaped musical genres and performance. This book provides a complete overview of music in the 15th and 16th Centuries. It explains the most significant features of the music and the distinguishing characteristics of Renaissance composers (in Europe and the New

Overview

A history of Renaissance music focused on the music itself and the social and institutional contexts that shaped musical genres and performance. This book provides a complete overview of music in the 15th and 16th Centuries. It explains the most significant features of the music and the distinguishing characteristics of Renaissance composers (in Europe and the New World). It includes a large integrated anthology of 94 musical examples, as well as illustrations of musical instruments, notation, and ensembles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780134000459
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
09/24/1998
Series:
Prentice Hall History of Music Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
396
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Music in the Renaissance.

1. The Beginnings: Dunstable and the Contenance Angloise.

2. Dufay and Binchois.

3. Ockeghem and Busnoys.

4. Music of the Courts and Chapels in Italy, 1490-1520.

5. Josquin des Prez.

6. Josquin's Contemporaries.

7. The Post-Josquin Generation.

8. Sixteenth-Century Genres and Traditions.

9. Instrumental Music.

10. The Music of the Reformation and the Council of Trent.

11. Palestrina, Lasso, Victoria, and Byrd.

12. The End of the Renaissance.

List of Musical Examples and their Sources.

List of Abbreviations.

Index.

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