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Source readings in music history from classical antiquity through the romantic era

Author: W Oliver Strunk
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1950.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Sources
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Strunk, W. Oliver (William Oliver), 1901-1980.
Source readings in music history from classical antiquity through the romantic era.
New York, Norton [1950]
(OCoLC)593780051
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Oliver Strunk
ISBN: 0393097420 9780393097429
OCLC Number: 385286
Description: xxi, 919 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Contents: I. The Greek view of music. --
II. The early Christian view of music. --
III. Music as a liberal art. --
IV. Musical theory in the Middle Ages. --
V. Musical theorists of the Renaissance. --
VI. Music in Renaissance life and thought. --
VII. Reformation and Counter-Reformation. --
VIII. "Seconda Pratica" and "Stile Rappresentativo". --
IX. Musical practice in the Baroque age. --
X. Operatic rivalry in France : Pro and contra Lully. --
XI. Critical views of Italian opera : Addison and Marcello. --
XII. The reformulation of the theory of harmony and counterpoint. --
XIII. The transition to the musical practice of the Classical Period. --
XIV. Operatic rivalry in France : the "Querelle des Bouffons". --
XV. Critical views of Italian opera : Algarotti and Gluck. --
XVI. The European scene. --
XVII. Literary forerunners of musical romanticism. --
XVIII. Composer-critics of the Nineteenth Century.
Responsibility: selected and annotated by Oliver Strunk.

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