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Music in the Culture of the Renaissance and Other Essays - Edward E. Lowinsky

Music in the Culture of the Renaissance and Other Essays

By: Edward E. Lowinsky, Bonnie J. Blackburn (Introduction by, Editor), Howard M. Brown (Foreword by), Ellen T. Harris (Foreword by)

Hardcover Published: 1st September 1989
ISBN: 9780226494784
Number Of Pages: 1023

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The writings gathered here finally make available in one place Lowinsky's major essays—including four previously unpublished ones—in two volumes that are lavishly provided with musical examples and illustrations.

"Professor Lowinsky's method is the only kind of 'writing about music' that I value."—Igor Stravinsky

List of Illustrations
Foreword
Foreword
Introduction
Music and the History of Ideas
Music History and Its Relation to the History of Ideas
The Concept of Physical and Musical Space in the Renaissance (A Preliminary Sketch)
Music in the Culture of the Renaissance
Musical Genius: Evolution and Origins of a Concept
Taste, Style, and Ideology in Eighteenth-Century Music
Music of the Renaissance as Viewed by Renaissance Musicians
The Problem of Mannerism in Music: An Attempt at a Definition
Humanism in the Music of the Renaissance
Musical Iconography
The Goddess Fortuna in Music, with a Special Study of Josquin'sFortuna d'un gran tempo
Matthaeus Greiter'sFortuna: An Experiment in Chromaticism and in Musical Iconography
The Music in Carpaccio's "St. Jerome's Study"
Problems in Adrian Willaert's Iconography
Ockeghem's Canon for Thirty-Six Voices: An Essay in Musical Iconography
Music in Titian'sBacchanal of the Andrians: Origin and History of theCanon per tonos
Jan van Eyck'sTymotheos: Sculptor or Musician? With an Investigation of the Autobiographic Strain in French Poetry from Rutebeuf to Villon
The Sixteenth-Century Motet
Orlando di Lasso's Antwerp Motet Book and Its Relationship to the Contemporary Netherlandish Motet
A Newly Discovered Sixteenth-Century Motet Manuscript at the Biblioteca Vallicelliana in Rome
A Music Book for Anne Boleyn
Josquin des Prez
Helmuth Osthoff's Josquin Monograph
Josquin des Prez and Ascanio Sforza
Ascanio Sforza's Life: A Key to Josquin's Biography and an Aid to the Chronology of His Works
Ludovico il Moro's Visit to the Abbey of Chiaravalle in 1497: A Report to Ascanio Sforza
Cipriano de Rore as Court Composer: Ferrara and Munich
Cipriano de Rore's Venus Motet: Its Poetic and Pictorial Sources 24.Calami sonum ferentes: A New Interpretation
Two Motets and Two Madrigals for the Este Family
Rore's New Year's Gift for Albrecht V of Bavaria
Musica Ficta
The Function of Conflicting Signatures in Early Polyphonic Music
Conflicting Views on Conflicting Signatures
Adrian Willaert's Chromatic "Duo" Reexamined
Echoes of Adrian Willaert's Chromatic "Duo" in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth- Century Compositions
The Musical Avant-Garde of the Renaissance; or, The Peril and Profit of Foresight
Secret Chromatic Art Reexamined 33.Musica fictain the Josquin Edition
The Compositional Process
On the Use of Scores by Sixteenth-Century Musicians
Early Scores in Manuscripts
English Organ Music of the Renaissance
A Treatise on Text Underlay by a German Disciple of Francisco de Salinas
Canon Technique and Simultaneous Conception in Fifteenth-Century Music: A Comparison of North and South
On Mozart's Rhythm
Views and Reviews
Secret Chromatic Art in the Netherlands Motet: A Reply
Renaissance Writings on Music Theory
On the Presentation and Interpretation of Evidence: Another Review of Costanzo Festa's Biography
rCharacter and Purposes of American Musicology: A Reply to Joseph Kerman Bibliography of the Writings of Edward E. Lowinsky
Index of Manuscripts
Cited General
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780226494784
ISBN-10: 0226494780
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1023
Published: 1st September 1989
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 38.74 x 26.04  x 8.26
Weight (kg): 3.61
Edition Number: 2

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