Early music (up to c 1000 CE)

    Ancient Greek Music

    By Stefan Hagel

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    This book offers a fundamental reworking of the history of Greek music from the classical period to Roman times. It explains anew the development of ancient melodic notation, embedding it in a context of professional music-making, in a musical culture determined mainly by the dominant instruments, the lyre and the...

    Oxford History of Western Music: Music from the Earliest Not

    By Richard Taruskin

    Paperback Save £8.54 = £18.96

    Originally published: 2005. New introductions and prefaces added to each volume.

    Editing Early Music

    By John Caldwell

    Paperback Save £1.62 = £32.38

    Editing Early Music is designed as a guide to editorial procedures suitable for music written from the Middle Ages to about 1830. In this revised edition the opportunity has been taken to make a number of corrections and to add a Postscript entitled `Stemmatics and Textual Criticism'. The bibliography has...

    Text and Act: Essays on Music and Performance

    By Richard Taruskin

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    This collection of essays and reviews offers an evaluation of the early music movement, in an attempt to transform the debate about "early music" and "authenticity".

    Play the Viol: The Complete Guide to Playing the Treble, Tenor, and Bass Viol

    By Sonia Jackson

    Paperback Save £22.74 = £40.26

    Covers the treble, tenor, and bass viol. This book has technical instruction and assumes no knowledge beyond an ability to read music. Each point is illustrated with photographs, diagrams, and graded musical exercises. It highlights problems likely to be encountered and shows how they can be overcome.

    Authenticity and Early Music: A Symposium

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £31.26

    This is a topical exploration of views and attitudes to the problems of authenticity in early music which have become current over the last few years. This selection of essays aims to stimulate new thought among both scholars and performers about the future of the historical performance movement.

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