This book explores medieval music through a rich collection of manuscripts of the British Library. Illustrated with a wide variety of color facsimile plates and reproductions. With an introduction and index.
Interesting study, with chapters on medieval music theory as an Ars Poetica, interpreting ornate language in grammar, rhetoric and liturgy; 11th century Christmas and Easter services at Autun. Bibliography. Index.
This work studies the development of musical notation from the ninth to the fifteenth century and contains sixty-two fascimiles. Originally published in 1957 this has long been the only concise study of the subject in English. For the Pendragon edition corrigenda and addenda have been incorporated…
The author examines the ways in which medieval composers wrote music in their heads, and how medieval performers memorized music. She argues that oral transmission of music was an important part of the culture of the time. Introduction, bibliography, index, illustrations, tables and music examples.
Tenor Jose Ferraro leads the Capilla Antigua de Chinchilla in this collection of music from 12th through 14th century Europe.
Zamora is a provincial capital in western Spain. The study concentrates on the notation used in the sources connected with Zamora and on the genres found in the sources. 8 facsimile plates, music examples, 42 pages of transcriptions. Bibliography, index of sources.
The author traces the changes in perspective which have colored the performance and reception of medieval music over the past 200 years. With an introduction, notes, bibliography and index.
…cover topics relating to the practical aspects of book making and music writing during the Middle Ages. The essays are divided into three main sections: I. Writing Medieval Music -- II. Early Medieval Notations -- III. Later Medieval Notations. With an introduction. Color and black & white plates.…
Capilla Antigua de Chinchilla performs medieval songs and instrumental music which celebrated the power of the holy grail.
…explore a variety of topics relating to music in the Middle Ages. The essays are divided into three parts: I. Repertory, styles and techniques -- II. Topography -- III. Themes, topics and trajectories. With an introduction, chronology, notes, bibliography and index. Illustrations. Music examples.
Reprints of 18 essays previously published in various media. Many music examples. Index.
A collection of 13th and 14th century music from Christian, Jewish and Muslim traditions. Performed by the Oni Wytars Ensemble.
This is the first volume to focus entirely on the performance of only medieval music. The book is in three parts: repertoire, voices & instruments, and theory & practice. With a preface, discography, bibliography, index, musical examples and some facsimile plates.
…Guidonian Solmization in Music Theory and Practice -- Part II. Reforming the Music Curriculum in the Age of Humanism. With a preface, introduction, bibliography and index. Illustrations. Tables. Three music examples. This book argues that our understanding of the medieval hexachord as a fundamental…
This book examines the changing reception and perception of troubadour and trouvere songs, from the middle ages to the present day. The book studies both performance and analysis. With an introduction, bibliography, sources, index and facsimile plates.