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Meter in Music, 1600-1800 : Performance, Perception, and Notation
by George Houle


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All practising musicians with an interest in the baroque owe it to themselves to be exposed to the ideas contained in this book." --Continuo

This is a book from an excellent musician in the early field who turns out also to be a most persistent scholar...  Read more...


 
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Overview

All practising musicians with an interest in the baroque owe it to themselves to be exposed to the ideas contained in this book." --Continuo

This is a book from an excellent musician in the early field who turns out also to be a most persistent scholar... " --Early Music

... the book offers a vast quantity of data from a wide range of sources.... George Houle is to be congratulated for his honest presentation of the entire spectrum." --Music Educators Journal

The treatment of meter in performance has evolved dramatically since 1600. Here is a practical guide for the performer, with many quotations from early manuals and treatises, and abundant examples.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780253213914
  • ISBN-10: 0253213916
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publish Date: June 2000
  • Page Count: 188
  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 6.13 x 0.52 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds

Series: Music--Scholarship and Performance

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Books > Music > Instruction & Study - Theory
Books > Music > History & Criticism - General

 
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