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  • 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
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • 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
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Music and its Virtues in Islamic and Judaic Writings

    1st Edition

    By Amnon Shiloah

    A fascinating aspect of the study of music in medieval Islamic and Judaic writings is the broad and interdisciplinary nature of the works and treatises in which it is covered. In addition, such works verbalize an art that was transmitted orally and took shape spontaneously, typically with…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Sources of Beneventan Chant

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Forrest Kelly

    The area whose capital was the southern Lombard city of Benevento developed a culture identified with the characteristic form of writing known as the Beneventan script, which was used throughout the area and was brought to perfection at the abbey of Montecassino in the late eleventh century. This…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies in English Church Music, 1550-1900

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Temperley

    Nicholas Temperley has pioneered the history of popular church music in England, as expounded in his classic 1979 study, The Music of the English Parish Church; his Hymn Tune Index of 1998; and his magisterial articles in The New Grove. This volume brings together fourteen shorter essays from…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Giacomo Meyerbeer and Music Drama in Nineteenth-Century Paris

    1st Edition

    By Mark Everist

    Nineteenth-century Paris attracted foreign musicians like a magnet. The city boasted a range of theatres and of genres represented there, a wealth of libretti and source material for them, vocal, orchestral and choral resources, to say nothing of the set designs, scenery and costumes. All this…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Italian Sacred Music

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Kurtzman

    Although he is often identified as a Monteverdi scholar (Approaches to Monteverdi: Aesthetic, Psychological, Analytical and Historical Studies, published in the Variorum series in 2013), the majority of Jeffrey Kurtzman’s work has focused on other sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Italian sacred…

    Hardback – 2014-05-22
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Approaches to Monteverdi

    Aesthetic, Psychological, Analytical and Historical Studies, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Kurtzman

    This volume gathers together twelve essays on the composer’s music, reflecting the author's interests in aesthetic and psychological issues, the sacred works, methods of structural analysis, and the problems of making critical editions. The opera Orfeo and two madrigals from Monteverdi's Book Eight…

    Hardback – 2013-08-13
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • London Opera Observed 1711–1844

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Burden

    The thrust of these five volumes is contained in their title, London Opera Observ’d. It takes its cue from the numerous texts and volumes which — during the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries — used the concept of ‘spying’ or ‘observing’ by a narrator, or rambler, as a means…

    Hardback – 2013-04-01
    Routledge

  • London Opera Observed 1711–1844, Volume II

    1763-1782, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Burden

    The thrust of these five volumes is contained in their title, London Opera Observ’d. It takes its cue from the numerous texts and volumes which — during the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries — used the concept of ‘spying’ or ‘observing’ by a narrator, or rambler, as a means…

    Hardback – 2013-04-01
    Routledge

  • London Opera Observed 1711–1844, Volume V

    1821-1844, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Burden

    The thrust of these five volumes is contained in their title, London Opera Observ’d. It takes its cue from the numerous texts and volumes which — during the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries — used the concept of ‘spying’ or ‘observing’ by a narrator, or rambler, as a means…

    Hardback – 2013-04-01
    Routledge

  • London Opera Observed 1711–1844, Volume I

    1711-1763, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Burden

    The thrust of these five volumes is contained in their title, London Opera Observ’d. It takes its cue from the numerous texts and volumes which — during the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries — used the concept of ‘spying’ or ‘observing’ by a narrator, or rambler, as a means…

    Hardback – 2013-04-01
    Routledge

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