Companion to medieval and renaissance music / edited by Tess Knighton and David Fallows.

Other titles
  • Medieval and renaissance music
Published
  • Berkeley : University of California Press 1997
Physical description
xx, 428 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 9780520210813 (pbk.)
Notes
  • Originally published: New York: Schirmer Books, 1992.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience
  • specialized
  • Specialized.
Contents
  • Good, the bad and the boring / Daniel Leech-Wilkinson -- Value judgments in music of the Renaissance / James Haar -- English a capella heresy / Christopher Page -- Going down on record / Tess Knighton -- Work is not the performance / Thomas Binkley -- Beyond authenticity / Peter Phillips -- Hard-sell, scholarship and silly titles / Philip Pickett -- Centre and periphery : mainstream and provincial music / Reinhard Strohm -- Meeting of sacred ritual and secular piety : endowments for music / Barbara Haggh -- Ritual reflections / Keith Falconer -- Musicus and cantor / Christopher Page -- Day in the life of Francisco de Peñalosa / Tess Knighton -- Portrait of Sir Henry Unton / Anthony Rooley -- Women's history and early music / Laura W. Macy -- Chant, or the politics of inscription / Katherine Bergeron -- Monophonic song : questions of category / Ardis Butterfield -- Early Western polyphony / Hendrik van der Werf -- Late-medieval motet / Margaret Bent -- Mass polyphony / Philip T. Jackson -- Polyphonic song / David Fallows -- Genre and function : some thoughts on Italian secular vocal music in the sixteenth century / Margaret Mabbett.
  • Fourteenth- and fifteenth-century keyboard music / Lewis Jones -- Plucked instruments : silver tones of a golden age / Hopkinson Smith -- Medieval fiddle : reflections of a performer / Randall Cook -- On the trail of ensemble music in the fifteenth century / Crawford Young -- Wind ensembles in the Renaissance / Lorenz Welker -- Musical design and the rise of the cyclic Mass / Gareth Curtis -- Borrowed music : 'Allez regrets' and the use of pre-existent material / Irena Cholij -- Music and pictures in the Middle Ages / Elizabeth C. Teviotdale -- Music in Italian Renaissance painting / Iain Fenlon -- Echoes of the past in the present / Stevie Wishart -- Surviving instruments / Lewis Jones -- Unwritten and written music / Reinhard Strohm -- Researching the past : archival studies / Frederick Hammond -- Manuscript case-study / Michael Noone -- Editor : diplomat or dictator? / Bruno Turner -- Mode / Liane Curtis -- Musica ficta / Rob C. Wegman -- Renaissance pitch / Kenneth Kreitner -- Is underlay necessary? / Honey Meconi -- Restored pronunciation / Alison Wray -- Finding the right context : where to perform early music / Jan Nuchelmans -- Framing the life of the words / Paul Hillier -- Reconstructing lost voices / John Potter -- Pythagoras at the forge : tuning in early music / Rogers Covey-Crump.
  • Tempo to 1500 / Richard Sherr -- Tempo and tactus after 1500 / Ephraim Segerman -- Divisions in Renaissance music / Bernard Thomas -- 'Perfect' instruments / Andrew Lawrence-King.
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Genre
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • Illustrated
  • still image
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • With contributions from a range of internationally known early music scholars and performers, Tess Knighton and David Fallows provide a lively new survey of music and culture in Europe from the beginning of the Christian era to 1600. Fifty essays comment on the social, historical, theoretical, and performance contexts of the music and musicians of the period to offer fresh perspectives on musical styles, research sources, and performance practices of the medieval and Renaissance periods.

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University of Aberdeen Libraries: Sir Duncan Rice Library, Floor 4 780.9031 Kni
Bangor University Library: Music Book ML172 .C65 1997
University of Birmingham Libraries: Main Library, Collection ML172
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University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library ML172 COM 7 day loan: non-vacation loan
University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library ML172 COM 7 day loan: non-vacation loan
University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library ML172 COM 1 day loan
University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library ML172 COM 7 day loan: non-vacation loan
University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library ML172 COM 7 day loan: non-vacation loan
University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library ML172 COM 7 day loan: vacation loan
University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library ML172 COM 7 day loan: vacation loan
Brunel University London Library: Shelves - floor 2 ML172.C65 1997
University of Cambridge Libraries: Fitzwilliam College Library: Floor 1 VV8 DB Kni
University of Cambridge Libraries: Selwyn College: Main Library 780.902 KNI
University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: Order in Anderson Room (Not borrowable) B1998.1317
University of Cambridge Libraries: Clare College (Forbes Mellon Library ): Main Library 780.902 KNI Library holds 2 copies
University of Cambridge Libraries: St John's College: First Floor ML 172.K56
University of Cambridge Libraries: St Catharine's College: Shakeshaft Library 780.903
University of Cambridge Libraries: Homerton College Library: Main Library 780.902 COM Library holds one copy
University of Cambridge Libraries: Magdalene College Library: Main Library 16.A.353
University of Cambridge Libraries: Churchill College Library: Bevin Library 780.902
University of Cambridge Libraries: Homerton College Library: Main Library 780.902 COM Library holds one copy
Cardiff University Libraries: Senghennydd Library: Learn, 2 week 780.902 C
Coventry University: Floor 2 780.902 COM
University of East Anglia Library: Main Library: Rolling stack main shelves - Floor 02 extension ML172 KNI
University of Huddersfield Library: University of Huddersfield Library Floor 5 Music Loan 780.9031 COM
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Keele University: Campus Library ML172 .K6
University of Liverpool Library: Sydney Jones Library ML172.K71 2
University of Manchester Library: Main Library: Red Area Floor 2 780.9
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