Ashgate, 2011 - Music - 517 pages
This selection of classic essays on music performance practice of the Middle Ages addresses the most crucial of performers' decisions: pitch, rhythm and performing forces, as well as related matters such as proportions, tunings and the need for ornamentation. The volume includes essays on all types of music - monophony and polyphony, sacred and secular - and the introduction provides an overview of the major issues plus an extended bibliography of relevant scholarship.
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