Period Histories

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  1. Book ImageRenaissance and Baroque Music: A Comprehensive Survey

    Frederich Blume, M. D. Herter Norton

    These two essays were written by Professor Blume for the monumental encyclopedia of which he was the editor, Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart. In the first study he examines the concept of the term 'Renaissance, ' summing up the views of art historians and others; the Renaissance attitude toward music: the treatment of the Renaissance as a period in music history: the various national styles and the types of composition in that period (this section constitutes about half of the essay); and finally the accomplishments of the Renaissance in music.More

  2. Book ImageMusic in the Renaissance

    Gustave Reese

    Revised Edition

    A complete analysis of the development of music during the Renaissance including a discussion of the contributions made by each country.More

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