Medieval & Renaissance (1000-1600) Products

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-01-09 

  • John Dowland

    A Research and Information Guide, 1st Edition

    By K. Dawn Grapes

    John Dowland: A Research and Information Guide offers the first comprehensive guide to the musical works and literature on one of the major composers of the English Renaissance. Including a catalog of works, discography of recordings, extensive annotated bibliography of secondary sources, and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-06
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • La théorie de la musique antique et médiévale

    1st Edition

    By Michel Huglo

    This is the final volume in the set of four collections of Michel Huglo's articles to be published in the Variorum series, and focuses on medieval music theory. The point of departure for Huglo's research was his doctoral dissertation on tonaries, published in 1971: as a consequence, he studied the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Medieval Music

    1st Edition

    By John Caldwell

    Originally published in 1978, Medieval Music explores the fascinating development of medieval western music from its often obscure origins in the Jewish synagogue and early Church, to the mid-fifteenth century. The book is intended as a straightforward survey of medieval music and emphases the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The canzone villanesca alla napolitana

    Social, Cultural and Historical Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Donna G. Cardamone

    The printed debut of the canzone villanesca alla napolitana occurred on 24 October 1537, in Naples. Fifteen anonymous 'rustic songs' were published by Johannes de Colonia in a pocket-sized anthology with a cover featuring three women with hoes tilling the soil. The adjective villanesca (from…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Performing Homer: The Voyage of Ulysses from Epic to Opera

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Heller, Eleonora Stoppino

    The epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey, attributed to Homer, are among the oldest surviving works of literature derived from oral performance. Deeply embedded in these works is the notion that they were intended to be heard: there is something musical about Homer's use of language and a vivid…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Representing Emotions

    New Connections in the Histories of Art, Music and Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Helen Hills

    Edited by Penelope Gouk

    Juxtaposing artistic and musical representations of the emotions with medical, philosophical and scientific texts in Western culture between the Renaissance and the twentieth century, the essays collected in this volume explore the ways in which emotions have been variously conceived, configured,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12

  • French and English Polyphony of the 13th and 14th Centuries

    Style and Notation, 1st Edition

    By Ernest H. Sanders

    First published in 1998, this volume brings together the most part of the author’s work on medieval polyphony. The most significant advance in music during the period in the High Gothic was the development of a system of rhythm and of its notation, the modern understanding of which was to a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge Revivals

  • Interactions between Orality and Writing in Early Modern Italian Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luca Degl’Innocenti, Brian Richardson, Chiara Sbordoni

    Investigating the interrelationships between orality and writing in elite and popular textual culture in early modern Italy, this volume shows how the spoken or sung word on the one hand, and manuscript or print on the other hand, could have interdependent or complementary roles to play in the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21

  • Aspects of Early English Keyboard Music before c.1630

    1st Edition

    Edited by David J. Smith

    English keyboard music reached an unsurpassed level of sophistication in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries as organists such as William Byrd and his students took a genre associated with domestic, amateur performance and treated it as seriously as vocal music. This book draws…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13
    Ashgate Historical Keyboard Series

  • The Music of Juan de Anchieta

    1st Edition

    By Tess Knighton, Kenneth Kreitner

    This book explores Juan de Anchieta’s life and his music and, for the first time, presents a critical study of the life and works of a major Spanish composer from the time of Ferdinand and Isabel. A key figure in musical developments in Spain in the decades around 1500, Anchieta served in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22

  • Late Medieval Liturgies Enacted

    The Experience of Worship in Cathedral and Parish Church, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sally Harper, P S Barnwell, Magnus Williamson

    This book critically explores ways in which our understanding of late medieval liturgy can be enhanced through present-day enactment. It is a direct outcome of a practice-led research project, led by Professor John Harper and undertaken at Bangor University between 2010 and 2013 in partnership with…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Music and Material Culture

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