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Music and performance in the later Middle Ages

Author: Elizabeth Randell Upton
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
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Music and Performance in the Later Middle Ages seeks to understand the music of the later Middle Ages in a fuller perspective, moving beyond the traditional focus on the creative work of composers in isolation to consider the participation of performers, listeners, and scribes in music-making. By treating the musical manuscripts of the Chantilly Codex and the Oxford manuscript, Canonici misc. 213 not just as scores,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Randell Upton
ISBN: 9781137277701 113727770X
OCLC Number: 798615497
Description: xvi, 231 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: History and evidence --
The singers' voices --
Polyphonic music in performance --
The listeners' experience --
Reframing the sacred/secular divide.
Series Title: New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: Elizabeth Randell Upton.

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This book seeks to understand the music of the later Middle Ages in a fuller perspective, moving beyond the traditional focus on the creative work of composers in isolation to consider the  Read more...

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'An approachable and strongly argued book that takes a wide lens to the question of how secular music fits into late medieval culture. Drawing on evidence as diverse as the context of wedding Read more...

 
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