Music: Western Music Styles (Early & Classical)

  • Thomas Morley's Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke: A Facsimile of the 1608 Edition book cover

    Thomas Morley's Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke

    A Facsimile of the 1608 Edition

    By Jessie Ann Owens, John Milsom

    Thomas Morley (1557/8-1602) has long been regarded as the most important English music theorist of the early modern period. His treatise, A Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke was published in a luxurious folio format in 1597 and a second edition appeared in 1608. The three parts of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-28 
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  • The Scientia artis musice of Hélie Salomon: Teaching Music in the Late Thirteenth Century: Latin Text with English Translation and Commentary book cover

    The Scientia artis musice of Hélie Salomon: Teaching Music in the Late Thirteenth Century

    Latin Text with English Translation and Commentary

    By Joseph Dyer

    Hélie Salomon’s Scientia artis musice (1274), is a practical manual devoted to basic concepts, psalmody, vocal pedagogy, the musical hand in singing, clefs as indicators of the tone (mode) to which a piece belongs, and practical instruction in the singing of four-voice parallel organum. Joseph…

    Hardback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge

  • Claudio Monteverdi: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Claudio Monteverdi

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Susan Lewis, Maria Virginia Acuña

    Claudio Monteverdi: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography that navigates the vast scholarly resources on the composer with the most updated compilation since 1989. Claudio Monteverdi transformed and mastered the principal genres of his day and his works influenced…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Essays on Music and Language in Modernist Literature: Musical Modernism book cover

    Essays on Music and Language in Modernist Literature

    Musical Modernism

    By Katherine O'Callaghan

    This volume explores the role of music as a source of inspiration and provocation for modernist writers. In its consideration of modernist literature within a broad political, postcolonial, and internationalist context, this book is an important intervention in the growing field of Words and Music…

    Hardback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Musical Improvisation and Open Form in the Age of Beethoven book cover

    Musical Improvisation and Open Form in the Age of Beethoven

    Edited by Gianmario Borio, Angela Carone

    Improvisation was a crucial aspect of musical life in Europe from the late eighteenth century through to the middle of the nineteenth, representing a central moment in both public occasions and the private lives of many artists. Composers dedicated themselves to this practice at length while…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11 
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  • Perspectives on Early Keyboard Music and Revival in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Perspectives on Early Keyboard Music and Revival in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Rachelle Taylor, Hank Knox

    The twentieth-century revival of early music unfolded in two successive movements rooted respectively in nineteenth-century antiquarianism and in rediscovery of the value of original instruments. The present volume is a collection of insights reflecting the principal concerns of the second of those…

    Hardback – 2018-01-10 
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    Ashgate Historical Keyboard Series

  • John Cage: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    John Cage

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Sara Haefeli

    This annotated bibliography uncovers the wealth of resources available on the life and music of John Cage, one of the most influential and fascinating composers of the twentieth-century. The guide will focus on documentary studies, archival resources, scholarly research, and autobiographical…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • The Viola da Gamba book cover

    The Viola da Gamba

    By Bettina Hoffmann

    The viola da gamba was a central instrument in European music from the late fifteenth century well into the late eighteenth. In this comprehensive study, Bettina Hoffmann offers both an introduction to the instrument -- its construction, technique and history -- for the non-specialist, interweaving…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Verdi’s Exceptional Women: Giuseppina Strepponi and Teresa Stolz book cover

    Verdi’s Exceptional Women: Giuseppina Strepponi and Teresa Stolz

    By Caroline Anne Ellsmore

    This investigation offers new perspectives on Giuseppe Verdi’s attitudes to women and the functions which they fulfilled for him. The book explores Verdi’s professional and personal relationship with women who were exceptional within the traditional socio-sexual structure of patria potestà, in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Grand Opera Outside Paris: Opera on the Move in Nineteenth-Century Europe book cover

    Grand Opera Outside Paris

    Opera on the Move in Nineteenth-Century Europe

    Edited by Jens Hesselager

    Nineteenth-century French grand opera was a musical and cultural phenomenon with an important and widespread transnational presence in Europe. Primary attention in the major studies of the genre has so far been on the Parisian context for which the majority of the works were originally written. In…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
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    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Alma Mahler and Her Contemporaries: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Alma Mahler and Her Contemporaries

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Susan M. Filler

    This selective annotated bibliography places Alma Mahler with three other female composers of her time, covering the first generation of active female composers in the twentieth century. It uncovers the wealth of resources available on the lives and music of Mahler, Florence Price, Yuliya Lazarevna…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Chopin in Britain book cover

    Chopin in Britain

    By Peter Willis

    In 1848, the penultimate year of his life, Chopin visited England and Scotland at the instigation of his aristocratic Scots pupil, Jane Stirling. In the autumn of that year, he returned to Paris. The following autumn he was dead. Despite the fascination the composer continues to hold for scholars,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge

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