Baroque Music (1600-1750) Products

  • English Dramatick Opera, 1661–1706

    1st Edition

    By Andrew R. Walkling

    English Dramatick Opera, 1661–1706 is the first comprehensive examination of the distinctively English form known as "dramatick opera", which appeared on the London stage in the mid-1670s and lasted until its displacement by Italian through-composed opera in the first decade of the eighteenth…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • French Baroque Opera: A Reader

    Revised Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Caroline Wood, Graham Sadler

    From the outset, French opera generated an enormous diversity of literature, familiarity with which greatly enhances our understanding of this unique art form. Yet relatively little of that literature is available in English, despite an upsurge of interest in the Lully-Rameau period during the past…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Studies in Historical Improvisation

    From Cantare super Librum to Partimenti, 1st Edition

    Edited by Massimiliano Guido

    In recent years, scholars and musicians have become increasingly interested in the revival of musical improvisation as it was known in the Renaissance and Baroque periods. This historically informed practice is now supplanting the late Romantic view of improvised music as a rhapsodic endeavour—a…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Early English Viols: Instruments, Makers and Music

    1st Edition

    By Michael Fleming, John Bryan

    Winner of the Nicholas Bessaraboff Prize 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,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Music and Material Culture

  • Masque and Opera in England, 1656-1688

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • Gateways to Understanding Music

    1st Edition

    By Timothy Rice, Dave Wilson

    Gateways to Understanding Music explores music in all the categories that constitute contemporary musical experience: European classical music, popular music, jazz, and world music. Covering the oldest forms of human music making to the newest, the chronological narrative considers music from a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge

  • Critica Musica

    Essays in Honour of Paul Brainard, 1st Edition

    By J. Knowles

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

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Musicology

  • Music at the Maison royale de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Kauffman

    The history of music at the Maison royale de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr — the famous convent school founded by Madame de Maintenon and established by Louis XIV in 1686 as a royal foundation — is both rich and intriguing; its large repertory of music was composed expressly for young female voices by…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge

  • Baronial Patronage of Music in Early Modern Rome

    1st Edition

    By Valerio Morucci

    This is the first dedicated study of the musical patronage of Roman baronial families in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Patronage – the support of a person or institution and their work by a patron – in Renaissance society was the basis of a complex network of familial and political…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • The Viola da Gamba

    1st Edition

    By Bettina Hoffmann

    The viola da gamba was a central instrument in European music from the late 15th century well into the late 18th. In this comprehensive study, Bettina Hoffmann offers both an introduction to the instrument -- its construction, technique and history -- for the non-specialist, interweaving this…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

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