The Manufacturing and Studying of Music Sources
Mise-en-page in manuscripts and printed books containing polyphonic music, 1480–1530
T. Schmidt, C. T. Leitmeir (eds.)
XL+541 p., 339 b/w sick. + 58 color sick., 230 x 280 mm, 2018
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The primary complete examine of how polyphonic music of the Renaissance was laid out on the written or printed web page, and the way this influenced the methods it was learn or sung
Renaissance sources of polyphonic music not solely convey a wealthy repertoire of a few of the most spectacular music ever written. From the viewpoint of their format or mise-en-page, they’re additionally amongst probably the most complicated books of their time. They sometimes mix verbal textual content, musical notation and different graphic units, and the totally different voice components are organized to be learn individually by the performers, but to be carried out concurrently. As an integral a part of the manufacturing and use of those books, the mise-en-page thus offers essential info for the understanding of the repertoire that’s transmitted by means of them.
The current quantity combines a lot of research ensuing from a analysis venture funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Analysis Council (AHRC) into this query, combining the examination of a lot of overarching themes (e.g. luxurious codices, printed polyphony, music idea books, illumination) with case research of particular person sources.
Desk of Contents
1 Thomas Schmidt
Making Polyphonic Books within the Late Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries
2 Christian Thomas Leitmeir
Made to Measure: Compositional Challenges behind the Penitential Psalm Codices from the Munich Court docket
three Sanna Raninen
The Early Historical past of Printed Folio Choirbooks: Manufacturing and Format
four Stanley Boorman
The Illustration of Notation in Early Printed Treatises on Music
5 Mara Hofmann
The Ornament of Music Manuscripts from the Burgundian-Habsburg Court docket
6 Mara Hofmann
Brussels, Koninklijke Bibliotheek/Bibliothèque royale de Belgique, MS 9126
7 Mara Hofmann
The Chansonnier of Margaret of Austria (Brussels, Koninklijke Bibliotheek/Bibliothèque royale de Belgique, MS 228)
eight Mara Hofmann
Mechelen, Archief en Stadsbibliotheek, s.s.
9 Joanna Fronska
London, British Library, Royal MS 20 A. xvi
10 Ian Rumbold
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Mus. Ms. 3154 (‘Leopold Codex’)
11 Ian Rumbold
Hradec Králové, Muzeum Východních Čech, Knihovna, MS II A 7 (‘Speciálník Codex’)
12 Ian Rumbold
The Polyphonic Manuscripts of the Duomo in Modena
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