Epp, Maureen & Power, Brian E: The Sounds & Sights of Performance in Early Music (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Subtitle: Essays in Honour of Timothy J. McGee

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction; Part I Viewing the Evidence: A sight-reading vielle player from the 13th century, John Haines; The story of O: a variant in the Beckett Office, Andrew Hughes; Rubrics in Trent 93 and Trent 90: a performers guide?, Brian E. Power; The ghost of perfection: some thoughts on the Munich partbooks, Honey Meconi; Reading the signs: notation and performance in the French popular song repertory, Maureen Epp; Vincenzo Galilei's re-vision of Renaissance tuning: trading on nature and art, Leslie Korrick. Part II Reconsidering Contexts: Possible origins of the Lo dances and their performance implications, Randall Rosenfeld; Chamber musicians, singers and performance practices in the early 15th century, Keith Polk; A measure of moral virtue: women, dancing and public performance in 15th-century Italy, Jennifer Nevile; Irregular and asymmetric galliards: the case of Salamone Rossi, Barbara Sparti; Limitations of meaning: text and context in Monteverdi's Baci soavi e cari (1587), Robert Toft; Hooked on ecstasy: performance 'practice' and the reception of the music of Hildegard of Bingen, Jennifer Bain; Publications of Timothy J. McGee; Index.