Music in the renaissance. by Gustave Reese

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Published by Dent in London .

Written in English

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Originally published 1954.

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Open LibraryOL15051217M
ISBN 100460036513

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The Renaissance era produced a revolution in music and many of us feel that this era was a high point in liturgical music.

The music of this period was the subject of a great deal of research and performance in the s, s, and s, but has fallen off somewhat in the past decade or by:   Music in the Renaissance (Western Music in Context: A Norton History) Renaissance music in its cultural, social, and intellectual contexts.

Richard Freedman's Music in the Renaissance shows how music and other forms of expression were adapted to changing tastes and ideals in Renaissance courts and churches.4/5.

From Library Journal. A considerable amount of research has been done in the 45 years since Gustave Reese's comprehensive survey Music in the Renaissance () was published.

To bring the subject up to date requires a music historian with a broad understanding of political, religious, and cultural history, and Perkins (music, Cited by: For this study, the most fitting method has seemed to be one that might, with Browning in mind, be called the Ring and the Book technique.

Part I deals at some length with the central musical language of the 15th and 16th centuries, which was developed in France, Italy, and the Low Countries, while Part II deals primarily with the music of other lands/5.

Renaissance Music, by Allan W. Atlas, is a formidable new addition to Norton’s Introduction to Music History series. Focused foremost on the music and then on the social, political, and economic forces that combined to produce it, this book is the ideal undergraduate textbook for music Music in the renaissance.

book classes covering the period from c. to c. Cited by: 8. About the Author. Richard Freedman is John C. Whitehead Professor of Humanities at Music in the renaissance.

book College. His writings include a book, The Chansons of Orlando di Lasso and Their Protestant Listeners: Music, Piety, and Print in Sixteenth-Century France, and articles in numerous publications, including The Musical Quarterly, Music and Letters, Cited by: 1.

This book was a great survey of Renaissance music, with just the level of depth I was looking for. It reminded me of things I'd learned but also taught me more about the compositional devices and techniques the composers used/5. Renaissance Music: Selected full-text books and articles A Performer's Guide to Renaissance Music By Jeffery Kite-Powell Indiana University Press, Music History during the Renaissance Period, A Documented Chronology By Blanche M.

Music in the Renaissance By Gustave Reese W. Received the product in good condition. However, the CD was missing, but the distributor compensated for that satisfactorily.

I like the music in this book, tho' it is a bit challenging, with having only 6 months of flute lessons. There are some nice arrangements here for those who like renaissance music/5(12).

Elizabethan Keyboard Music. A popular instrument was the virginal, and a famous collection was the 'Fitzwilliam Virginal Book', which contained over pieces for the virginal. A lot of the music was programmatic (It tells a story, is descriptive), e.g.

'The King's Hunt', by John Bull. The Main Music in the renaissance. book of Renaissance Music. Performing Renaissance Music—together with Shrock’s companion recording Renaissance Reborn—is an insightful, colorful, and comprehensive portrait, certain to assist anyone who seeks to better understand the music of the great Renaissance composers.

This book is a vital resource for any conductor, performer, or aficionado of Renaissance music. Introduction. Renaissance music is music written in Europe during the Renaissance. Consensus among music historians–with notable dissent–has been to start the era aroundwith the end of the medieval era, and to close it aroundwith the beginning of the baroque period, therefore commencing the musical Renaissance about a hundred years after the beginning of the Renaissance.

The Renaissance Music Period covers the time from c – We are going to look at the key features of Renaissance music so you can get a good basic understanding of the era. The word “Renaissance” is a French term meaning “rebirth”. It is used to describe an age of new discoveries and exploration from c   About the Book.

Where previous accounts of the Renaissance have not fully acknowledged the role that music played in this decisive period of cultural history, Laurenz Lütteken merges historical music analysis with the analysis of the other arts to provide a richer context for the emergence and evolution of creative cultures across civilizations.

Essay. Music was an essential part of civic, religious, and courtly life in the Renaissance. The rich interchange of ideas in Europe, as well as political, economic, and religious events in the period – led to major changes in styles of composing, methods of disseminating music, new musical genres, and the development of musical instruments.

Renaissance music in its cultural, social, and intellectual contexts. Richard Freedman's Music in the Renaissance shows how music and other forms of expression were adapted to changing tastes and ideals in Renaissance courts and : Norton, W.

& Company, Inc. Start studying Chapter 7: Music and the Renaissance. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search.

(A book on the Art of Counterpoint) References active composers Renaissance music available today as a result of music printing back then. The Renaissance period of music is one of the most diverse and exhilarating in the entire history of music.

When you begin to delve and explore the era more closely you will find a rich variety of musical treasures. The word renaissance can be liberally translated from the French into English as : Dr Justin Wildridge. The Renaissance: an introduction to the historical period --An introduction to Renaissance music --The life of a Renaissance musician --Musical genres of the Renaissance --Music and dance in Renaissance Society --Musical instruments --Music printing and publishing in the Renaissance.

Responsibility: Giulio Ongaro ; David Brinkman, advisory editor. During the Renaissance, vernacular, or popular, literature emerged, although Latin remained the language of scholarship. The development of printing brought on a communications revolution in which the printed book became a profound force for change.

Petrarch exemplifies the mixture of the old and the new in the Renaissance. Music was considered an expressive art in the Renaissance, and became an art of the secular world rather than the sacred. This offered musicians and composers greater opportunities for employment, but also opportunities to demand higher salaries since there was a greater demand for their music.

Renaissance music is European music written from about the year to This section of time is called the Renaissance, a word which means “rebirth”.The Renaissance comes between the Middle Ages and the Baroque times.

Putting music into time sections does not mean that there were quick changes of type. The idea of an English musical renaissance was taken up by the music critic of The Times, Francis Hueffer, and his successor J A Fuller Maitland.

The latter became the most assiduous proponent of the theory. His book English Music in the XIXth Century is subdivided into two parts: "Book I: Before the Renaissance (–)", and "Book II: The Renaissance.

The Renaissance was a fervent period of European cultural, artistic, political and economic “rebirth” following the Middle Ages. Generally described as. The Renaissance followed on from the Middle Ages and was for musicians an era of discovery, innovation and exploration - the name means ‘rebirth’.

It covers the music from to In the Middle Ages, music was dominated by the Church. Most composition was for sacred use and based on the plain chant that had been part of worship since. Music and humanism: The Flemish and the Italians --The Franco-Flemish tradition goes on --The academies and musical life in Italy --The musician's livelihood --The Northerners in Italy --The Frottola and the Villanella --The Madrigal --The Madrigalists --Sacred plays, intermedios, pastorals --Religious music: The mass and the motet --Palestrina.

Get this from a library. Music in the Renaissance. [Howard Mayer Brown; Louise K Stein] -- Provides an overview of the place of music in Renaissance society. Explains the most significant features of the music, and the distinguishing characteristics of each of the leading Renaissance.

Greenblatt wrote a book on Walter Raleigh in the mids but the great book he wrote is Renaissance Self-Fashioning in Like Baxandall he argues that we need to move between an understanding of the elite and the non-elite, and talk about what we have previously seen as marginal figures.

Greenblatt is more obviously interested in the. History >> Renaissance for Kids During the Renaissance one of the main forms of entertainment was music and dance. Music became a part of everyday life as people began to play music and sing for enjoyment.

They experimented with new types of instruments and combinations of voices. Music was both an art form and a form of entertainment. Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Classical Games More Top 10s Books Sarah Dunant's top 10 books on the Renaissance Sun 22 Feb EST First published on Sun 22 Feb : Guardian Staff.

Italian publisher. He was the first significant publisher of polyphonic music. Petrucci's first book, the Harmonice musices odhecaton A, was backed by Amadio Scotto and Niccolo di Raffaele, both experienced in the publishing trade.

"Music in the Culture of the Renaissance," Journal of the History of Ideas 15 () A classic essay on the. Magic enjoyed a vigorous revival in sixteenth-century Europe, attaining a prestige lost for over a millennium and becoming, for some, a kind of universal philosophy.

Renaissance music also suggested a form of universal knowledge through renewed interest in two ancient themes: the Pythagorean and Platonic "harmony of the celestial spheres" and the legendary effects of the music.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thomson, James C. Music through the Renaissance. Dubuque, Iowa, W.C. Brown Co.

Music publishing is the business of creating, producing and distributing printed musical scores, parts, and books in various types of music notation, while ensuring that the composer, songwriter and other creators receive credit and royalties or other payment (where applicable).

This article outlines the early history of the industry. From easy to challenging pieces Mandolin Music for Renaissance Faires will become a classic for your mandolin repertoire. In this collection of music I recommend, with the more difficult pieces such as Treble from the Board Lute Book and The Woods So Wild, to start off practicing the pieces slowly and gradually increase your speed.

Renaissance song book, because it gives me the chance to record my thanks to Michael for the music, and to Jon, John and Terry for their part in the writing and arranging of each song. And of course, many thanks to Annie for her beautiful interpretations of the lyrics.

All of the lyrics I write are about people I know, or know something of. This Cantiga is just one of the great selections in the Book/CD (or CD only) titled "Mandolin Music for Renaissance Faires." It's a great collection of music. With sufficient material for at least two years of study, book 1 has pages of music and text, which includes exercises, most with an optional teacher accompaniment, for technique and step-by-step learning of the fingerboard.

The Renaissance Guitar book/CD combination $ (FN40) [$ Shipping and Handling within U.S.A,]. Instrumental music from the Renaissance with a medieval touch. Branle de la torche, l'Espagnoletto Played by Theatrum Instrumentorum CD - Dulces et Fortissimae.

Overview. The Renaissance was a cultural movement that profoundly affected European intellectual life in the early modern ing in Italy, and spreading to the rest of Europe by the 16th century, its influence was felt in art, architecture, philosophy, literature, music, science and technology, politics, religion, and other aspects of intellectual inquiry.

Renaissance Music: The Renaissance Words | 6 Pages. Renaissance Music The Renaissance is a historical time from to The name Renaissance formed in the 14th century.

The renaissance meant rebirth and at that time period that 's what occurred in the classical period. The era started in Italy and spread throughout Europe.

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