Strunk's Source Readings in Music History
The Early Christian Period and the Latin Middle Ages v.2 2nd Revised edition
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Strunk's Source Readings in Music History by Leo Treitler
Book DescriptionIn The Early Christian Period and the Latin Middle Ages, we witness the merger of musica, then an abstract academic enterprise, and cantus, or practical music. The volume spans a millennium of writings, ranging from scriptural commentaries by St. Jerome and other fourth-century Church Fathers to an excerpt from Speculum musicae, an extensive fourteenth-century treatise by Jacques of Liege. Along the way we read from the works of St. Augustine, Boethius, Hildegard of Bingen, Guido of Arezzo, Franco of Cologne, and a score of others, all in impeccable English translations prepared or revised by James McKinnon.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393966954
(236mm x 155mm x 12mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 14-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Leo Treitler
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Leo Treitler's seventeen classic essays trace the creation and spread of song (cantus), sacred and secular, through oral tradition and writing, in the European Middle Ages. The accompanying CD contains performances of much of the music discussed.
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The definitive collection of great writings on music from ancient Greece through the twentieth century.
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Author Biography - Leo Treitler
Leo Treitler, Distinguished Professor of Music at the City University of New York, is the author of Music and the Historical Imagination, as well as other books and articles on music historiography and medieval music.
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