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A Library of Essays on Renaissance Music: A Library of Essays on Renaissance Music


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A Library of Essays on Renaissance Music: 6-Volume Set

A Library of Essays on Renaissance Music: 6-Volume Set

Stanley Boorman
May 01, 2013

The field of Renaissance music has been central to the interests of musicologists for at least a century. In recent decades a wealth of important writing has not only explored traditional issues but also vastly expanded the range of topics and approaches under consideration, so that our...

Musical Theory in the Renaissance

Musical Theory in the Renaissance

Cristle Collins Judd
April 28, 2013

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...

Secular Renaissance Music: Forms and Functions

Secular Renaissance Music: Forms and Functions

Sean Gallagher
April 28, 2013

Secular music of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries encompasses an extraordinarily wide range of works and practices: courtly love songs, music for civic festivities, instrumental music, entertainments provided by minstrels, the unwritten traditions of solo singing, and much else. This...

Sacred and Liturgical Renaissance Music

Sacred and Liturgical Renaissance Music

Andrew Kirkman
April 13, 2012

This book presents one author's view of the range and depth of recent scholarly study of sacred and liturgical music of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, as represented in a range of nineteen articles published in the last twenty or so years. It reprints, and contextualises, groups of articles...

Sources and the Circulation of Renaissance Music

Sources and the Circulation of Renaissance Music

Mary S. Lewis
February 28, 2012

This volume explores the means and motives for the distribution of music during the Renaissance. Music in the fifteenth century was available almost exclusively through manuscript copies, while the introduction of the printing of polyphonic music at the beginning of the sixteenth century profoundly...

Institutions and Patronage in Renaissance Music

Institutions and Patronage in Renaissance Music

Thomas Schmidt-Beste
February 17, 2012

The practice and composition of music require patronage and institutional support, and they require it in a different fashion from that found in other forms of art. This collection of essays brings together the most recent and important contributions by leading scholars in the field to this crucial...

Music and the Renaissance: Renaissance, Reformation and Counter-Reformation

Music and the Renaissance: Renaissance, Reformation and Counter-Reformation

Philippe Vendrix
August 25, 2011

This volume unites a collection of articles which illustrate brilliantly the complexity of European cultural history in the Renaissance. On the one hand, scholars of this period were inspired by classical narratives on the sublime effects of music and, on the other hand, were affected by the...

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