Mediaeval and early Renaissance music (up to c. 1525).
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Published by Essential Books in Fair Lawn, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Music -- 500-1400 -- History and criticism,
  • Music -- 16th century -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesMan and his music,, 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML172 .H37
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 268 p.
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6252495M
LC Control Number58014930
OCLC/WorldCa1216107

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Mediaeval And Early Renaissance Music Paperback – January 1, by Alec Harman (Author) › Visit Amazon's Alec Harman Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Cited by: 3.   The final chapters is a reference guide to modern editions of the music and an introduction to the scholarly literature on early music performances. At the time of publication, this book was the first to address the problem of how to perform medieval and Renaissance by: 8. OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: music ; 21 cm. Contents: Music in the early church: Christian chant --Music in the early church: the beginnings of part music --Music outside the church: solo song and dance music --The all-embracing style of the thirteenth century --The new art --Music in the early Title: Man and his music (Fair Lawn, N.J.), 1. With contributions from a range of internationally known early music scholars and performers, Tess Knighton and David Fallows provide a lively new survey of music and culture in Europe from the beginning of the Christian era to Fifty essays comment on the social, historical, theoretical, and performance contexts of the music and musicians of the period to offer fresh perspectives on 5/5(2).

The final chapters is a reference guide to modern editions of the music and an introduction to the scholarly literature on early music performances. At the time of publication, this book was the first to address the problem of how to perform medieval and Renaissance music. Medieval and Renaissance music, on the other hand, was based on a set of eight scales, known as the church modes. 4 The church modes served as excellent aids for writing smooth melodies. They proved ill-suited to composing harmony, however, which became increasingly problematic as harmony-writing became more common and complex.   Medieval & Renaissance Music for Flute (Book & Audio CD) Paperback – August 1, by Jessica Walsh (Author) out of 5 stars 15 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Reviews:   The word renaissance can be liberally translated from the French into English as gives the first and perhaps the most important clue to the vitality of this period of music. To bring a little context to the article, the renaissance would in all probability have felt like a very optimistic time in which to have lived.

Renaissance music is vocal and instrumental music written and performed in Europe during the Renaissance era. Consensus among music historians has been to start the era around , with the end of the medieval era, and to close it around , with the beginning of the Baroque period, therefore commencing the musical Renaissance about a hundred years after the beginning of the Renaissance . OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations, facsimiles, music ; 23 cm. Contents: Music in the early church: Christian chant --Music in the early church: the beginnings of part music --Music outside the church: solo song and dance music --The all-embracing style of the thirteenth century --The new art --Music in the early renaissance.   With contributions from a range of internationally known early music scholars and performers, Tess Knighton and David Fallows provide a lively new survey of music and culture in Europe from the beginning of the Christian era to Fifty essays comment on the social, historical, theoretical, and performance contexts of the music and musicians of the period to offer fresh perspectives on.   A book for modern musicians who want to play early western European music in as close as possible to the original way. Since I don't play or read music I didn't understand it completely, but it doesn't look like you would have to be a specialist in music history either/5.