John Haines & Randall Rosenfeld: Music & Medieval Manuscripts (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Subtitle: Paleography & Performance

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Contents: Introduction; Andrew Hughes in focus; Part I Paleography: The script reform of Petrarch: an Illusion?, Albert Derolez; Tres digiti scribunt: a typology of late-antique and medieval pen grips, Randall Rosenfeld; Erasures in 13th-century music, John Haines; Part II Music: The musical stanzas in Martin Le Franc's Le Champion des Dames, Margaret Bent; Women's lament and the Neuming of the classics, Jan M. Ziolkowski; Baghdadi rhythmic theories and practices in 12th-century Andalusia, George Dimitri Sawa; Problems and possibilities in the performance of Trent 93's Polyphonic Introits, Brian E. Power; Music, rhetoric and the emperor's new clothes,Timothy J. McGee; Part III Drama: 15th-century Yorkshire drama: a hypothesis, Alexandra F. Johnston; Civic musicians in Wales and the Marches, 1430–1642, David Klausner; A few odd visits: unusual settings of the Visitatio sepulchri, Carol Symes; Part IV Liturgy: Dufay's motet Balsamus et munda cera and the papal ceremony of the Agnus Dei, Craig Wright; Origins and affiliations of the pre-sarum office for Anne in the Stowe breviary, Sherry Reames; Early cycles of office chants for the Feast of Mary Magdalene, David Hiley; The Kenilworth Missal (Chichester cathedral, MS Med. 2), Richard Pfaff; Publications of Andrew Hughes; Index.