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The Cambridge history of seventeenth-century music

While this history does not depart entirely from the traditional study of musical works and their composers, there is a strong emphasis on the institutions, cultures & politics of the age, together with an interrogation of the ways in which music related to contemporary arts, sciences & beliefs
Print Book, English, 2005
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2005
Criticism, interpretation, etc
xxvii, 591 pages ; 24 cm.
9780521792738, 9781107681057, 9780511469121, 9781139053860, 0521792738, 1107681057, 0511469128, 1139053868
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Notes on contributors
Editor's Preface
1. Renaissance, Mannerism, Baroque Tim Carter
2. The seventeenth-century musical 'work' John Butt
3. Music in the marketplace Stephen Rose
4. Music in New Worlds Victor Anand Coelho
5. Music and the arts Barbara Russano Hanning
6. Music and the sciences Penelope Gouk
7. The search for musical meaning Tim Carter
8. Power and display: music in court theatre Lois Rosow
9. Mask and illusion: Italian opera after 1637 Tim Carter
10. The church triumphant: music in the liturgy Noel O'Regan
11. Devotion, piety and commemoration: sacred songs and oratorios Robert Kendrick
12. Image and eloquence: secular song Margaret Murata
13. Fantasy and craft: the solo instrumentalist Alexander Silbiger
14. Form and gesture: canzona, sonata and concerto Gregory Barnett
Appendices Stephen Rose
I. Chronology
II. Places and Institutions
III. Personalia
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