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Cristóbal De Morales. Sources, Influences, Reception

By: Rees, Owen and Nelson, Bernadette

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2007

Seller ID: 11122

ISBN: 1843833115

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


478pp, text figures, music examples. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. Cristóbal de Morales was the most famous Spanish composer of the mid sixteenth century. This volume examines numerous aspects of the composer's works, and also provides the first comprehensive published list of the composer's works and their sources. ; Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Music View more info

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Hermann Pötzlinger's Music Book. The St Emmeram Codex and its Contexts

By: Rumbold, Ian & Peter Wright

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2009

Seller ID: 12192

ISBN: 1843834634

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


363pp. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. In the years following his graduation from Vienna University in 1439, the monastic schoolmaster Hermann Potzlinger compiled one of the largest and most intriguing collections of late-medieval polyphonic music to have survived from Central Europe. In their study of the book's history and contents, Rumbold and Wright examine the professional networks and academic culture in which it was produced as well as the many other manuscripts copied by Potzlinger. They also present editions of 13 pieces from the manuscript. ; Stud... View more info

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The Living Lyre in English Verse - from Elizabeth through the Restoration

By: Schleiner, Louise

Price: £12.00

Publisher: University of Missouri Press: 1984

Seller ID: 11825

ISBN: 0826204414

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


218pp, music examples. Two very small tears to bottom edge of dust jacket. View more info

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Gregorian Chants. an Illustrated History of Religious Chanting.

By: Shearing, Colin R.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Mercury Books: 2004

Seller ID: 9677

ISBN: 1904668526

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


139pp, many colour illustrations. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. Traces the tradition of chanting from the early 9th century under Pope Gregory the Great and its subsequent central place in the liturgy. Accompanying CD with performances of 16 chants ranging from the Salve Regina to Psalm 110. View more info

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Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

By: Sherman, Bernard D.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 8283

ISBN: 019516945X

Condition: New


xv, 414pp, music examples. Interviews with many of early music's leading practitioners, including John Eliot Gardiner, Roger Norrington, Peter Phillips, Susan Hellauer, Anner Bylsma, and many other artists. New copy. View more info

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Early Music

By: Stevens, Denis

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Kahn & Averill: 1997

Seller ID: 12924

ISBN: 1871082625

Condition: New


224pp, illustrations, music examples. A survey of five centuries of music demonstrating how to perform concertos by Vivaldi and his contemporaries in a way that would be recognized and encouraged by their composers. ; Yehudi Menuhin Music Guides View more info

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Chromatic Beauty in the Late Medieval Chanson: An Interpretation of Manuscript Accidentals

By: Thomas Brothers

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 6452

ISBN: 0521550513

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


226pp, tables, music examples. An in-depth study of the late medieval chanson, from Gace Brule through Guillaume Du Fay. It is largely concerned with interpretation of the way accidentals function, not only at the level of local detail but also as part of the overall design. View more info

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Aural Images of Lost Traditions: Sharps and Flats in the Sixteenth Century

By: Toft, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Toronto University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 10543

ISBN: 0802059295

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


199pp. One of the challenges facing musicians trying to recreate Renaissance music is the absence and ambiguity of pitch notation in the sources of vocal music. 16th century singers were expected to know how to make the appropriate alterations themselves. Through a comparative study of vocal sources, contemporary intabulations of vocal music, and musical treatises, the range of possibilities open to the performer and which sharps and flats practising musicians actually incorporated in their performances are documented. View more info

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Invitation to Medieval Music 3. Music of the Mid-Fifteenth Century (I)

By: Trowell, Brian

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stainer & Bell: ©1976

Seller ID: 9252

ISBN: 0852493169

Condition: Very Good


An advanced selection of 9 compositions for 1 - 4 voices and/or instruments. 48pp. View more info

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Invitation to Medieval Music 4. Music of the Mid-Fifteenth Century (II).

By: Trowell, Brian

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stainer & Bell: ©1978

Seller ID: 9253

ISBN: 0852493177

Condition: Very Good


An advanced selection of 11 compositions for 1 - 3 voices and/or instruments. 48pp. View more info

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Juan Esquivel. A Master of Sacred Music During the Spanish Golden Age

By: Walkley, Clive

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2010

Seller ID: 12265

ISBN: 1843835878

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


xvi, 270pp, music examples, illustrations, tables. Juan Esquivel was a cathedral choirmaster and composer, active in Spain during the period c.1580-c.1623. He is known to have produced three large volumes of sacred polyphony - masses, motets, hymns, psalms, magnificats, and Marian antiphons - under the titles Liber primus missarum and Motecta festorum (both published 1608) and Tomus secondus, psalmorum, hymnorum... Et missarum (published 1613) Beginning by outlining the facts of his life, this book goes on to offer an analysis and assessment of his work. ; Studies in Medieval and Renaissance M... View more info

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Music in the Age of Chaucer

By: Wilkins, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: D. S. Brewer: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5469

ISBN: 0859915654

Condition: New


210pp, illustrations, music examples. Heavy book, extra postage may be requested for delivery outside UK. This 2nd edition includes Chaucer Songs; a reconstruction of certain songs with music borrowed from Chaucer's French contemporary Guillaume de Mauchaut. View more info

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La Louange Des Dames by Guillaume de Machaut

By: Wilkins, Nigel

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press: 1972

Seller ID: 10257

ISBN: 0701118458

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


viii, 179pp, frontis, 4 plates. In clear protective cover. View more info

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Francesco Bartolomeo Conti - His Life and Music

By: Williams, Hermine Weigel

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Ashgate: 1999

Seller ID: 8697

ISBN: 1859283888

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


296pp, 47 music examples. 'Francesco Conti was one of the three most important figures at the Habsburg court, responsible for positioning Vienna at the forefront of eighteenth-century musical life. ' Part one surveys the biographical aspects of Conti’s career, part two analysis of Conti’s compositions. View more info

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Christian Singers of Germany

By: Winkworth, Catherine

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1869

Seller ID: 10769

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


xiii, 340pp, 5 plates, title page vignette of Hans Sachs. Blue boards, gilt title to spine, gilt imprint 'The Sunday Library for Household Reading' on spine and cover. Front and rear hinges cracked. View more info