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Description - Musical Theory in the Renaissance by Cristle Collins Judd

This volume of essays draws together recent work on historical music theory of the Renaissance. The collection spans the major themes addressed by Renaissance writers on music and highlights the differing approaches to this body of work by modern scholars, including: historical and theoretical perspectives; consideration of the broader cultural context for writing about music in the Renaissance; and the dissemination of such work. Selected from a variety of sources ranging from journals, monographs and specialist edited volumes, to critical editions, translations and facsimiles, these previously published articles reflect a broad chronological and geographical span, and consider Renaissance sources that range from the overtly pedagogical to the highly speculative. Taken together, this collection enables consideration of key essays side by side aided by the editor's introductory essay which highlights ongoing debates and offers a general framework for interpreting past and future directions in the study of historical music theory from the Renaissance.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781409422976
ISBN-10: 1409422976
Format: Hardback
(244mm x 169mm x mm)
Pages: 640
Imprint: Ashgate Publishing Limited
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Apr-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Cristle Collins Judd

Cristle Collins Judd is Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Music at Bowdoin College, USA. Margaret Bent, Bonnie J. Blackburn, Paolo da Col, Ruth I. DeFord, Dinko Fabris, Sarah Fuller, Inga Mai Groote, David R.M. Irving, Cristle Collins Judd, Maria R. Maniates, Klaus Wolfgang Niemoller, Jessie Ann Owens, Claude V. Palisca, Harold Powers, Gary Tomlinson, Philippe Vendrix, , Tom R. Ward, Ronald Woodley.

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