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Music in the age of the Renaissance /

Title:
Music in the age of the Renaissance /
Author:
Perkins, Leeman L. (Leeman Lloyd), 1932-
Format:
Book
Institution:
New England Conservatory
Contents:
1: The historical perspective -- Music in the historical renaissance -- The Christian church as patron of music -- Music at the secular courts -- Music in the urban context -- The musical sources -- 2: The fifteenth century: the consolidation of genres and styles -- The Contenance Angloise: English music at home and abroad -- French secular music of the fifteenth century -- The Motet in the fifteenth century -- Liturgical polyphony for office and mass -- Liturgical polyphony for the mass -- Secular polyphony on the Italian peninsula -- Sacred polyphony in Italy -- Polyphony in Germany: indigenous traditions -- Polyphony on the Iberian peninsula -- 3: The sixteenth century: the established genres and stylistic change -- The Motet as genre and compositional type -- Liturgical polyphony for the office -- Liturgical polyphony for the mass -- Secular polyphony in France -- The madrigal -- Songs and madrigals in England -- Music of the Protestant reformation: Germany, Switzerland, France, Holland, and England -- Performance practice and instrumental music -- Instrumental repertories: the sources -- The instrumental genres -- The final synthesis -- The conceptualization of music in the renaissance.

Online access:
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Library holdings:
New England Conservatory Spaulding Library
ML172.P4 M81 of 2 available