The Critical Editing of Music: History, Method, and Practice

The Critical Editing of Music: History, Method, and Practice

by James Grier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521551900

ISBN-13: 9780521551908

Pub. Date: 08/15/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The preparation of editions for performance and study is one of the most important activities and contributions of the music scholar to cultural life. This text examines music editing from the early music repertoire to contemporary works, including a number of genres from opera to the symphony.  See more details below

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The preparation of editions for performance and study is one of the most important activities and contributions of the music scholar to cultural life. This text examines music editing from the early music repertoire to contemporary works, including a number of genres from opera to the symphony.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521551908
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/15/1996
Pages:
281
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: the task of the editor; 2. The nature of the musical source; 3. Musical sources and stemmatic filiation; 4. Errors, variants and editorial judgement: the establishment of the text; 5. The presentation of the text; 6. Conclusion: the posture of the editor; Epilogue; Appendices.

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