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A performer's guide to Renaissance music

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edited by Jeffery Kite-Powell
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Publication
  • Second edition
  • Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2007]
  • ©2007
Physical Details
  • xxi, 474 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm
ISBNs
9780253348661, 0253348668, 129987553X, 9780253013774, 0253013771
OCLC
ocn858764832, ocn858975613, ocm76794832

  • Previous ed.: New York : Schirmer Books, 1994.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [423]-452) and index.

  • Vocal/choral issues. The solo voice in the Renaissance / Ellen Hargis ; On singing and the vocal ensemble I / Alexander Blachly ; On singing and the vocal ensemble II / Alejandro Planchart ; Practical matters of vocal performance / Anthony Rooley -- Wind, string, and percussion instruments. Recorder / Herbert Myers ; Renaissance flute / Herbert Myers ; Capped double reeds : crumhorn--Kortholt--Schreierpfeif / Jeffery Kite-Powell ; Shawm and curtal / Ross Duffin ; Racket : rackett, rankett (Ger.), cervelas (Fr.), cervello (It.) / Jeffery Kite-Powell ; Bagpipe / Adam Knight Gilbert ; Cornett / Douglas Kirk ; Sackbut / Stewart Carter ; Bowed instruments / Wendy Gillespie ; The violin / David Douglass ; Plucked instruments / Paul O'Dette ; The harp / Herbert Myers ; Early percussion / Benjamin Harms ; Keyboard instruments / Jack Ashworth -- Practical considerations/instrumentation. Proto-continuo / Jack Ashworth and Paul O'Dette ; Mixed ensembles / James Tyler ; Large ensembles / Jeffery Kite-Powell ; Rehearsal tips for directors / Adam Knight Gilbert ; Performance editions / Frederick Gable -- Performance practice. Tuning and temperament / Ross Duffin ; Pitch and transposition / Herbert Myers ; Ornamentation in sixteenth-century music / Bruce Dickey ; Pronunciation guides / Ross Duffin -- Aspects of theory. Eight brief rules for composing a si placet altus, ca. 1470-1510 / Adam Knight Gilbert ; Renaissance theory / Sarah Mead -- Introduction to Renaissance dance. Early Renaissance dance, 1450-1520 / Yvonne Kendall -- For the early music director. Starting from scratch / Jeffery Kite-Powell
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