Harper, Anthony J.
Title German Secular Song-Books of the Mid-Seventeenth Century. An Examination of the Texts in Collections of Songs Published in the German-Language Area between 1624 and 1660
Book Condition New
Publisher Aldershot Ashgate 2003
0754606422 / 9780754606420
Seller ID 9486
354pp. A study of the songs of the two great models of the time, Martin Opitz and Paul Fleming, followed by an analysis of the song-books and collections from three regions: the North-East, Central Germany, and the North. The texts of these songs are examined in relation to structural principles, thematic range and stylistic treatment.