A Performer's Guide to Medieval Music

A Performer's Guide to Medieval Music

by Ross W. Duffin (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253215338
Publisher: Diana University Press - Indiana University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2002
Series: Music Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Ross W. Duffin is Fynette H. Kulas Professor of Music at Case Western Reserve University. An international lecturer, he is widely known as the lively, informative host of National Public Radio’s "Micrologus: Exploring the World of Early Music."

Table of Contents

Part 1: Repertoire

I.Sacred
1.Chant
2.Organum
3.Motet & Cantilena
4. Polyphonic Mass Ordinary

II.Non-Liturgical Monophony
5.Introduction
6.Latin
7.Occitan
8.French
9.Iberian
10. Sephardic
11. Italian
12. German
13. English

III.Lyric Forms post 1300
14. French Ars Nova
15. Italian Ars Nova
16. Ars Subtilior
17. Early Du Fay

IV.Drama
18. Litugical
19. Vernacular

Part 2: Voices & Instruments

V.The Voice in the Middle Ages
20. Poetics as Technique

VI.Bowed Strings
21a.Vielle before 1300
21b.Vielle after 1300
22. Rebec
23. Symphonia

VII.Plucked Strings
24a.Harp
24b.Imagining the Early Medieval Harp
24c.Playing the Late Medieval Harp
25. Lute, Gittern, & Citole

VIII.Winds
26. Flutes
27. Reeds & Brass
28. Bagpipe

IX.Keyboard & Related Types
29. Organ
30. String Keyboards
31. Psaltery & Dulcimer

X.Percussion
32. Percussion

XI.Instrumental Usage
33. Untexted Repertoire
34. Improvisation & Accompaniment before 1300
35. Ornamentation & Improvisation after 1300

Part 3: Theory & Practice

XII.Essential Theory for Performers
36. The Gamut, Solmization & Modes
37. Musica ficta
38. Proportion
39. Notation & Editions
40. Tuning

Select Discography

Select Bibliography

Index

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