Text and Act : Essays on Music and Performance: Essays on Music and Performance

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Oxford University Press, Jul 27, 1995 - Music - 392 pages
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Contents

Last Thoughts First
3
Bach
4
IN THEORY
10
On Letting the Music Speak for Itself
51
A Contribution
67
Down with the Fence
83
The Pastness of the Present and the Presence of the Past
90
Whator WhereIs the Original?
155
An Icon for Our Time
263
A Mozart Wholly Ours
273
Old New Instruments New Old Tempos
292
Backslide or Harbinger?
298
Facing up Finally to Bachs Dark Vision
307
The Crooked Straight and the Rough Places Plain
316
Antiquarian Innocence
321
The International Josquin Festival Conference 2125 June 1971
322

The Modern Sound of Early Music
164
Tradition and Authority
173
IN PRACTICE
199
Beethoven
201
The New Antiquity
202
Resisting the Ninth
235
Mozart
247
The Price of Literacy or Why We Need Musicology
344
High Sweet and Loud
347
Text and Act
353
Full Circle
359
Stravinsky Lite Even The Rite
360
Index
369
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