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  • Les anciens répertoires de plain-chant

    1st Edition

    By Michel Huglo

    The differences between Old-Roman, Ambrosian, Aquileian, Gallican, and Hispanic chant, and their interconnections with each other and the Gregorian chant occupied Michel Huglo in his early career, although he returned to these questions in the 1980s and 1990s. The present volume, the second in the…

    Hardback – 2005-01-18
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Les sources du plain-chant et de la musique médiévale

    1st Edition

    By Michel Huglo

    The origin and development of Western plainchant, and of the genres of liturgical book in which it is recorded, have occupied Michel Huglo throughout his long career, which has taken him to libraries in every corner of Europe and the United States. This volume, the first in a set of four to appear…

    Hardback – 2004-10-05
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Urban Culture

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    This collection is an interdisciplinary study focusing on the various cultural aspects of city life. The works included are drawn from a broad range of canonical and secondary sources and emphasise the 'new', covering modernist and postmodernist perspectives of urban culture. The collection is…

    Hardback – 2004-07-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

  • Material Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Buchli

    Material culture is the study of material products of human manufacturing processes, or 'the history of things'. Since material culture studies re-emerged within Anglo-American archaeology and anthropology in the late 1960s, this field of study has spread to a variety of other disciplines including…

    Hardback – 2004-04-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Popular Music

    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Frith

    Popular music studies is a rapidly expanding field with changing emphases and agendas. The music industry has changed in recent years, as has governmental involvement in popular music schemes as part of the culture industry. The distinction between the major record labels and the outsider…

    Hardback – 2004-01-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • Studies in Italian Sacred and Instrumental Music in the 17th Century

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Bonta

    Stephen Bonta's research on seventeenth-century Italian music, particularly for strings, spans more than 30 years. Included in this selection of his published articles is his seminal study of the early history of the bass violin which proved to be the foundation for his subsequent articles on the…

    Hardback – 2003-10-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Performance

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Auslander

    Over the past twenty years, 'performance' has emerged as a central analytical and critical concept. Now the focus of a burgeoning academic discipline, performance studies, it is also crucial to many other fields, including anthropology, sociology, communications, art history, cultural studies,…

    Hardback – 2003-03-13
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

  • Painting Music in the Sixteenth Century

    Essays in Iconography, 1st Edition

    By H. Colin Slim

    Professor Slim deals here with the several roles that music can play in the artworks of the Renaissance, looking in particular at Italian painting of the 16th century. For understandable reasons, art historians sometimes neglect the role of music and, especially, that of musical notation when…

    Hardback – 2002-02-13
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Art in the Medieval West and its Audience

    1st Edition

    By Madeline H. Caviness

    In this highly illustrated volume Madeline H. Caviness explores a set of issues that have concerned art historians in relation to medieval works of art - questions of patronage and viewing community, formal and aesthetic codes, and modern reception history. Two studies examine ways in which…

    Hardback – 2001-12-31
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Music, Science, Philosophy

    Models in the Universe of Thought, 1st Edition

    By Jamie C. Kassler

    This book stresses the interrelatedness of knowledge by extricating models that cut across traditional disciplinary boundaries. For example, science can find models from the technology and semantic field of music, music can find its models from the technology and semantic field of science, and each…

    Hardback – 2001-11-16
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Monteverdi and his Contemporaries

    1st Edition

    By Tim Carter

    This collection of reprinted essays takes the trends of the author's Music, Patronage and Printing in Late Renaissance Florence (also in the 'Variorum' series) in a somewhat different direction. If the focus there was primarily on archival documents, here it is on the actual music. The…

    Hardback – 2000-11-20
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Composition, Printing and Performance

    Studies in Renaissance Music, 1st Edition

    By Bonnie J. Blackburn

    The first articles here focus on Johannes Tinctoris, the prominent late 15th-century music theorist. They deal with the discovery of his lost pedagogical motet, and his treatise on counterpoint; this forms the basis of a wide-ranging investigation of contemporary practices of improvisation and…

    Hardback – 2000-06-16
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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