Early Music History: Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Music

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Iain Fenlon
Cambridge University Press, Mar 19, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 392 pages
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Early Music History is devoted to the study of music from the early Middle Ages to the end of the seventeenth century. It demands the highest standards of scholarship from its contributors, all of whom are leading academics in their fields. It gives preference to studies pursuing interdisciplinary approaches and to those developing novel methodological ideas. The scope is exceptionally broad and includes manuscript studies, textual criticism, iconography, studies of the relationship between words and music and the relationship between music and society. Articles in volume four include: Toledo, Rome and the legacy of Gaul; Classical tragedy in the history of early opera in Rome; and Reading and singing: on the genesis of occidental music-writing.
 

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Contents

Diatonic ficta
1
Toledo Rome and the legacy of Gaul
49
Classical tragedy in the history of early opera in Rome
101
on the genesis of accidental musicwriting
135
Production consumption and political function of seventeenthcentury Italian opera
209
New sources of English fifteenth and sixteenthcentury polyphony
297
STANLEY BOORMAN ed Studies in the Performance of Late Mediaeval Music
347
a Guide to their Organization and Terminology
356
a Complete Comparative Edition
362
Translation with Introduction Commentary and Annotations
375
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