Medieval & Renaissance (1000-1600) Products

  • 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 – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • 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 – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Aspects of Early English Keyboard Music to 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 
    Routledge
    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 – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    Music and Material Culture

  • The Cyclic Mass

    Anglo-Continental Exchange in the Fifteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By James Cook

    England in the fifteenth century was the cradle of much that would have a profound impact on European music for the next several hundred years. Perhaps the greatest such development was the cyclic cantus firmus Mass, and scholarly attention has therefore often been drawn to identifying potentially…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Royal Musical Association Monographs

  • Angel Song: Medieval English Music in History

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Colton

    Although medieval English music has been relatively neglected in comparison with repertoire from France and Italy, there are few classical musicians today who have not listened to the thirteenth-century song ‘Sumer is icumen in’, or read of the achievements and fame of fifteenth-century composer…

    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

  • Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Éva Guillorel, David Hopkin, William G. Pooley

    The culture of insurgents in early modern Europe was primarily an oral one; memories of social conflicts in the communities affected were passed on through oral forms such as songs and legends. This popular history continued to influence political choices and actions through and after the early…

    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

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this multidisciplinary collection of ten essays explores the intersection of liturgy, acoustics, and art in the churches of Constantinople, Jerusalem, Rome and Armenia, and reflects on the role digital…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

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