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"Beyond The Score: Music As Performance" By Nicholas Cook, Aron Edidin Jul 2016

"Beyond The Score: Music As Performance" By Nicholas Cook, Aron Edidin

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Aron Edidin reviews and discusses Nicholas Cook's 2013 work. Cook, Nicholas. Beyond the Score: Music as Performance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-19-935740-6.


By Word Of Mouth: Historical Performance Comes Of Age, Ingrid E. Pearson Oct 2012

By Word Of Mouth: Historical Performance Comes Of Age, Ingrid E. Pearson

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Since Clive Brown’s 1991 accusation that many twentieth-century manifestations of historical performance lacked an appropriate degree of musical sensitivity, the historical performance movement has truly come of age. In the arena of Western Art music, historical performance is now an essential component of musical training and education. Successful performers must be able to seamlessly function across the widest possible range of musical styles, accommodating an equally wide gamut of tastes, both individually and collectively.

In 1982, nine years earlier, Walter Ong’s Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word explored differences between oral and literate cultures. Of particular ...


"Baroque Music, The Library Of Essays On Music Performance Practice" Edited By Peter Walls And Mary Cyr, David Schulenberg Jan 2012

"Baroque Music, The Library Of Essays On Music Performance Practice" Edited By Peter Walls And Mary Cyr, David Schulenberg

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David Schulenberg discusses and reviews Walls' 2011 work.

Walls, Peter, ed. Baroque Music, The Library of Essays on Music Performance Practice, series editor Mary Cyr. Farnham, Surry, UK, and Burlington, VT, USA: Ashgate, 2011.

ISBN 978-0-7546-2882-8.


"Jean-Henry D'Anglebert And The Seventeenth-Century Clavecin School." By Beverly Scheibert., Erich Schwandt Dec 2011

"Jean-Henry D'Anglebert And The Seventeenth-Century Clavecin School." By Beverly Scheibert., Erich Schwandt

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Reviews and critiques Scheibert's 1986 book.


"'Historical Performance': The Journal Of Early Music America" Paul C. Echols, Ed., George Houle Jan 1990

"'Historical Performance': The Journal Of Early Music America" Paul C. Echols, Ed., George Houle

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Houle discusses and reviews the periodical published by Early Music America.


Performance Practice: A Manifestation Of Our Time?, Roland Jackson Jan 1990

Performance Practice: A Manifestation Of Our Time?, Roland Jackson

Performance Practice Review

Contrasts the antihistorical, conceptualist attitude (treating the past as our conception of it) of certain performance critics with the historical, realist position (holding that a discoverable reality can be found in the past) of certain performance-practice exponents.


"The Organ Music Of J.S. Bach. Volume Iii: A Background." By Peter F. Williams, Kimberly Marshall Jan 1989

"The Organ Music Of J.S. Bach. Volume Iii: A Background." By Peter F. Williams, Kimberly Marshall

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Marshall reviews and discusses Peter Williams' 1984 work.

Williams, Peter F. The Organ Music of J.S. Bach: A Background. Vol. 3. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. viii, 309p.

ISBN 0-521-24412-9