Baroque Music (1600-1750) Products

  • Masque and Opera in England, 1656-1688

    By Andrew R. Walkling

    Masque and Opera in England, 1656–1688 presents a comprehensive study of the development of court masque and through-composed opera in England from the mid-1650s to the Revolution of 1688–89. In seeking to address the problem of generic categorization within a highly fragmentary corpus for which a…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Rethinking J.S. Bach's The Art of Fugue

    By Anatoly P Milka

    Edited by Esti Sheinberg

    The enigmatic character of The Art of Fugue became apparent as early as in its first edition, printed more than a year after the composer’s death. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, who published both the first and the second editions, raised several unsolved questions regarding this opus. Anatoly P Milka…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 

  • Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300–1918

    Edited by Kirsten Gibson, Ian Biddle

    Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300-1918 presents a range of historical case studies on the sounding worlds of the European past. The chapters in this volume explore ways of thinking about sound historically, and seek to understand how people have understood and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16 

  • Critica Musica

    Essays in Honour of Paul Brainard

    By J. Knowles

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 

  • Consort Suites and Dance Music by Town Musicians in German-Speaking Europe, 1648–1700

    By Michael Robertson

    This companion volume to The Courtly Consort Suite in German-Speaking Europe surveys an area of music neglected by modern scholars: the consort suites and dance music by musicians working in the seventeenth-century German towns. Conditions of work in the German towns are examined in detail, as are…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19

  • Handel

    By Romain Rolland

    Rolland’s biography attempts to provide an overview of Handel’s life and works from his early lessons in music to the classical context in which he is commonly placed. Originally published in English in 1916, Hull’s translation gives an insight into biographical facts and the musical pieces…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • Music in the Baroque World

    History, Culture, and Performance

    By Susan Lewis Hammond

    Music in the Baroque World: History, Culture, Performance offers an interdisciplinary study of the music of Europe and the Americas in the seventeenth and first half of the eighteenth centuries. It answers calls for an approach that balances culture, history, and musical analysis, with an emphasis…

    Paperback – 2015-09-02

  • Damnable Practises: Witches, Dangerous Women, and Music in Seventeenth-Century English Broadside Ballads

    By Sarah F. Williams

    Broadside ballads-folio-sized publications containing verse, a tune indication, and woodcut imagery-related cautionary tales, current events, and simplified myth and history to a wide range of social classes across seventeenth century England. Ballads straddled, and destabilized, the categories of…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28

  • Eroticism in Early Modern Music

    By Bonnie J. Blackburn, Laurie Stras

    Eroticism in Early Modern Music contributes to a small but significant literature on music, sexuality, and sex in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe. Its chapters have grown from a long dialogue between a group of scholars, who employ a variety of different approaches to the repertoire:…

    Hardback – 2015-03-28

  • Gender and Song in Early Modern England

    By Leslie C. Dunn, Katherine R. Larson

    Song offers a vital case study for examining the rich interplay of music, gender, and representation in the early modern period. This collection engages with the question of how gender informed song within particular textual, social, and spatial contexts in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century…

    Hardback – 2014-11-20

  • Singing Dante: The Literary Origins of Cinquecento Monody

    By Elena Abramov-van Rijk

    This book takes its departure from an experiment presented by Vincenzo Galilei before his colleagues in the Florentine Camerata in about 1580. This event, namely the first demonstration of the stile recitativo, is known from a single later source, a letter written in 1634 by Pietro dei Bardi, son…

    Hardback – 2014-11-04
    Royal Musical Association Monographs

  • Johann Mattheson’s Pièces de clavecin and Das neu-eröffnete Orchestre

    Mattheson’s Universal Style in Theory and Practice

    By Margaret Seares

    A prolific music theorist and critic as well as an established composer, Johannes Mattheson remains surprisingly understudied. In this important study, Margaret Seares places Mattheson’s Pièces de clavecin (1714) in the context of his work as a public intellectual who encouraged German musicians…

    Hardback – 2014-09-28
    Royal Musical Association Monographs

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