Stoessel, Jason: Identity & Locality in Early European Music, 1028–1740 (Ashgate Books) Hardback


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Contents: Preface; Introduction; Part I Identity and Practice in Aquitanian and Iberian Plainchant: Adémar de Chabannes at the nexus of tradition and innovation, James Grier; Seeking early practice for the exultet in Iberia, Kathleen E. Nelson; Regional and royal: aspects of practice in 3 Portuguese prints of the Lamentations of Jeremiah (1543–1595), Jane Morlet Hardie; Plainsong in Eastern Spain and the tono valenciano, Greta J. Olson. Part II Late Medieval Aesthetics, Traditions and Practices: Some early references to Aristotle's Politics in Parisian writings about music, Catherine Jeffreys; Music and moral philosophy in early 15th-century Padua, Jason Stoessel; Late-medieval sacred songs: tradition, memory and history, Reinhard Strohm. Part III Local Practices in Renaissance and Baroque Music: Pervasive imitation in Senfl's Ave Maria…Virgo Serens: borrowing from Josquin in 16th-century Augsburg, Miranda Stanyon; Alessandro Scarlatti and the Roman copies of his Neapolitan compositions: a source study of the serenata Venere, Adone et Amore (1696), Rosalind Halton; 'After 6 weeks': music for the churching ceremonies of Maria Josepha, Electoral Princess of Saxony and Queen of Poland, Janice B. Stockigt; Bibliography; Index.