Baroque Music (1600-1750) Products

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Johann Sebastian Bach

    Edited by Robin A Leaver

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Johann Sebastian Bach provides an indispensable introduction to the Bach research of the past thirty-fifty years. It is not a lexicon providing information on all the major aspects of Bach's life and work, such as the Oxford Composer Companion: J. S. Bach. Nor is…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Sacred Music as Public Image for Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III

    Representing the Counter-Reformation Monarch at the End of the Thirty Years' War

    By Andrew H. Weaver

    Ferdinand III played a crucial role both in helping to end the Thirty Years' War and in re-establishing Habsburg sovereignty within his hereditary lands, and yet he remains one of the most neglected of all Habsburg emperors. The underlying premise of Sacred Music as Public Image for Holy Roman…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Early English Viols: Instruments, Makers and Music

    By Michael Fleming, John Bryan

    Musical repertory of great importance and quality was performed on viols in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England. This is reported by Thomas Mace (1676) who says that ’Your Best Provision’ for playing such music is a chest of old English viols, and he names five early English viol…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Music and Material Culture

  • 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 – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Networks of Music and Culture in the Late Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries

    A Collection of Essays in Celebration of Peter Philips’s 450th Anniversary

    By David J. Smith, Rachelle Taylor

    Peter Philips (c.1560-1628) was an English organist, composer, priest and spy. He was embroiled in multifarious intersecting musical, social, religious and political networks linking him with some of the key international players in these spheres. Despite the undeniable quality of his music,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Voices and Texts in Early Modern Italian Society

    Edited by Stefano Dall'Aglio, Brian Richardson, Massimo Rospocher

    This book studies the uses of orality in Italian society, across all classes, from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century, with an emphasis on the interrelationships between oral communication and the written word. The Introduction provides an overview of the topic as a whole and links the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-13 
    Routledge

  • Baroque Piety: Religion, Society, and Music in Leipzig, 1650–1750

    By Tanya Kevorkian

    Drawing upon a rich array of sources from archives in Leipzig, Dresden and Halle, Tanya Kevorkian illuminates culture in Leipzig before and during J.S. Bach's time in the city. Working with these sources, she has been able to reconstruct the contexts of Baroque and Pietist cultures at key periods…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Readying Cavalli's Operas for the Stage

    Manuscript, Edition, Production

    Edited by Ellen Rosand

    After more than three centuries of silence, the voice of Francesco Cavalli is being heard loud and clear on the operatic stages of the world. The coincidence of productions at La Scala (Milan) and Covent Garden (London) in the same month (September 2008) of two different operas signals a new stage…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Isolde Ahlgrimm, Vienna and the Early Music Revival

    By Peter Watchorn

    Isolde Ahlgrimm (1914-1995) was an important pioneer in the revival of Baroque and Classical keyboard instruments in her native city, Vienna, and later, throughout Europe and the United States. She trained as a pianist at the Musikakademie in Vienna under the instruction of Viktor Ebenstein, Emil…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Courtly Consort Suite in German-Speaking Europe, 1650–1706

    By Michael Robertson

    Dance music at the courts of seventeenth-century Germany is a genre that is still largely unknown. Dr Michael Robertson sets out to redress the balance and study the ensemble dance suites that were played at the German courts between the end of the Thirty Years War and the early years of the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • A Chord in Time: The Evolution of the Augmented Sixth from Monteverdi to Mahler

    By Mark Ellis

    For centuries, the augmented sixth sonority has fascinated composers and intrigued music analysts. Here, Dr Mark Ellis presents a series of musical examples illustrating the 'evolution' of the augmented sixth and the changing contexts in which it can be found. Surprisingly, the sonority emerged…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on Marc-Antoine Charpentier

    Edited by Shirley Thompson

    The tercentenary of Marc-Antoine Charpentier's death in 2004 stimulated a surge of activity on the part of performers and scholars, confirming the modern assessment of Charpentier (1643-1704) as one of the most important and inventive composers of the French Baroque. The present book provides a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

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