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Description - Anthology for Music in the Renaissance by Richard Freedman

A concise anthology including a wide range of Renaissance music.
Anthology for Music in the Renaissance, part of the
Western Music in Context series, is the ideal companion to
Music in the Renaissance. Twenty-seven carefully chosen
works?including an isorhythmic motet by Ciconia, an English
carol, a Janequin chanson, and lute composition by
Ortiz?offer representative examples of the genres and
composers of the period. Commentaries following each score present
a careful analysis of the music, and online links to purchase and
download recordings make listening easier than ever.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393920192
ISBN-10: 0393920194
Format: Paperback / softback
(231mm x 180mm x 10mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard Freedman

Richard Freedman is John C. Whitehead Professor of Humanities at Haverford College. His writings include a book, The Chansons of Orlando di Lasso and Their Protestant Listeners: Music, Piety, and Print in Sixteenth-Century France, and articles in numerous publications, including The Musical Quarterly, Music and Letters, and The New Grove Dictionary of Music. He is the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the Mellon Foundation. Walter Frisch is H. Harold Gumm/Harry and Albert von Tilzer Professor of Music at Columbia University. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including Brahms: The Four Symphonies, The Early Works of Arnold Schoenberg 1903-1908, and German Modernism: Music and the Arts. He is the recipient of two ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library.

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