Music in the Renaissance (Prentice-Hall history of music series)

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A history of Renaissance music focused on the music itself and the social and institutional contexts that shaped musical genres and performance.   This book provides a complete overview of music in the 15th and 16th Centuries.  It explains the most significant features of the music and the distinguishing characteristics of Renaissance composers (in Europe and the New World).  It includes a large integrated anthology of 94 musical examples, as well as illustrations of musical instruments, notation, and ensembles.

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An overview of music in the 15th and 16th centuries, with emphasis on the contributions of the greatest composers.

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Offers a complete overview of music in the 15th and 16th centuries -- with emphasis on the contributions of the greatest composers. 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 composers. Emphasizes the music itself — what it was like, and how it changed. Features many musical examples. Reflects the massive new scholarship in the field and new music examples -- e.g., Spanish and English music, the Italian madrigal, and the influence of Renaissance humanism on music. For anyone interested in music or music history.

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