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  • 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

  • London Opera Observed 1711–1844, Volume III

    1783-1792, 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 IV

    1799-1821, 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

  • The Bayeux Tapestry

    Collected Papers, 1st Edition

    By Gale R. Owen-Crocker

    This collection of fifteen papers ranges from the author's initial interest in the Tapestry as a source of information on early medieval dress, through to her startling recognition of the embroidery's sophisticated narrative structure. Developing the work of previous authors who had identified…

    Hardback – 2012-12-24
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Revisiting the Music of Medieval France

    From Gallican Chant to Dufay, 1st Edition

    By Manuel Pedro Ferreira

    This book presents together a number of path-breaking essays on different aspects of medieval music in France written by Manuel Pedro Ferreira, who is well known for his work on the medieval cantigas and Iberian liturgical sources. The first essay is a tour-de-force of detective work: an odd E-flat…

    Hardback – 2012-10-22
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Chant and Notation in South Italy and Rome before 1300

    1st Edition

    By John Boe

    The fifteen studies assembled here grew out of research on south-Italian ordinary chants and tropes for the multi-volume series Beneventanum Troporum Corpus II, edited by John Boe in collaboration with Alejandro Planchart. In the present essays, clerical and ordinary chants and tropes of the Mass (…

    Hardback – 2012-01-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Words and Music in Medieval Europe

    1st Edition

    By Nigel Wilkins

    This selection of nineteen essays by Nigel Wilkins, in English and in French, is characterised by an inter-disciplinary approach crossing the borders between music, language, literature, history, palaeography and iconography. The principal topic is lyric poetry in the fourteenth and fifteenth…

    Hardback – 2011-03-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Le Japon dans les Oeuvres de Felix Regamey (ES 3-vol. set)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Akiko Mabuchi

    This is the sixth part of the successful Edition Synapse series (available outside Japan from Routledge) which provides art historians and students with the primary-source materials related to the Western reception of Japanese arts from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century. This…

    Hardback – 2011-03-15
    Edition Synapse

  • Giovanni Gabrieli and His Contemporaries

    Music, Sources and Collections, 1st Edition

    By Richard Charteris

    For more than three decades Richard Charteris has researched European music, sources and collections, focusing particularly on late Renaissance England, Germany and Italy. This group of essays, many concerning previously unknown or unexplored works and materials, covers the 16th and early to mid…

    Hardback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Composers and their Songs, 1400–1521

    1st Edition

    By David Fallows

    This second selection of essays by David Fallows draws the focus towards individual composers of the 'long' fifteenth century and what we can learn about their songs. In twenty-one essays on the secular works of composers from Ciconia and Oswald von Wolkenstein via Binchois, Ockeghem, Busnoys and…

    Hardback – 2010-09-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Practice of Medieval Music

    Studies in Chant and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Forrest Kelly

    How music functioned in the middle ages, what it meant to its hearers, and how it was performed: these are the subjects of this fascinating volume. The studies collected here introduce the reader to the practical detail and complex intricacies of the performance of medieval music in the liturgy,…

    Hardback – 2010-07-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Art and Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Herrero, David Inglis

    Under what social conditions do particular sorts of arts and aesthetics arise and flourish, and under what conditions do they decline and disappear? What types of artistic and aesthetic practices exist outside of museums, galleries, and other high-cultural institutions? In what ways are social…

    Hardback – 2008-11-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

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