Music and the Early Modern Imagination

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  1. Beyond Boundaries
    English music studies often apply rigid classifications to musical materials, their uses, their consumers, and performers. The contributors to this volume argue that some performers and manuscripts from the early modern era defy... Learn More
    Published: 13th February 2017
    Hardback | £69.00
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  2. Singing Games in Early Modern Italy
    In Italy during the late cinquecento, printed music could be found not only in the homes of the wealthy or the music professional, but also in lay homes, courts, and academies. No longer confined to the salons of the elite, music... Learn More
    Published: 8th June 2015
    Hardback | £43.00
  3. Singing Jeremiah
    A defining moment in Catholic life in early modern Europe, Holy Week brought together the faithful to commemorate the passion, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In this study of ritual and music, Robert L. Kendrick... Learn More
    Published: 5th May 2014
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  4. Mary, Music, and Meditation
    Burdened by famine, the plague, and economic hardship in the 1500s, the troubled citizens of Milan, mindful of their mortality, turned toward the veneration of the Virgin Mary and the creation of evangelical groups in her name.... Learn More
    Published: 8th July 2013
    Hardback | £39.00
  5. Music and the Language of Love
    Simple songs or airs, in which a male poetic voice either seduces or excoriates a female object, were an influential vocal genre of the French Baroque era. In this comprehensive and interdisciplinary study, Catherine Gordon-Seifert... Learn More
    Published: 7th April 2011
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  6. Tonal Space in the Music of Antonio Vivaldi
    Tonal Space in the Music of Antonio Vivaldi incorporates an analytical study of Vivaldi's style into a more general exploration of harmonic and tonal organization in the music of the late Italian Baroque. The harmonic and tonal... Learn More
    Published: 25th June 2008
    Hardback | £39.00