Description - Singing Early Music by
An invaluable resource on the pronunciation of historic European languages for singers, scholars, actors, and readers of early music and literature With CD Singing Early Music studies the principal languages of Europe as they were spoken from the twelfth to the seventeenth century: English, Scots, French, Occitan, Spanish, Galician-Portuguese, Italian, German, and Flemish as well as the Latin "dialect" of each area. Several sample texts in each language are printed in the original language and in transcription in the International Phonetic Alphabet and recorded on the accompanying CD.
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(254mm x 178mm x mm)
Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
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Author Biography -
Timothy J. McGee is Professor Emeritus of Musicology at the University of Toronto, and author of Medieval and Renaissance Music: A Performer's Guide and Medieval Instrumental Dances (IUP, 1989).