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The Sound of Medieval Song

Ornamentation and Vocal Style According to the Treatises

The Sound of Medieval Song( )
Author: McGee, Timothy J.
Other: Rosenfeld, Randall A.
Series title:Oxford Monographs on Music Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-816619-1
Publication Date:Jun 1998
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Imprint:Clarendon Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $150.00
Book Description:

The Sound of Medieval Song describes the highly ornate way in which music was actually sung during the Middle Ages. It discusses the techniques used by the singers as well as the ornaments they improvised while singing, and associates the sound of medieval music with that of the Middle East.`Far too little work is being done on medieval performance practice and McGee is one of the few authors to have entered this arena (the gladiatorial image is chosen advisedly). McGee's work will be...
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Book Details
Pages:216
Detailed Subjects: Music / Instruction & Study / Voice
Music / Instruction & Study / Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.126 x 0.663 Inches
Book Weight:1.144 Pounds



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