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Studies in Renaissance Music in Honour of Ignace Bossuyt
This book deals with music from the later sixteenth century, the period on which Ignace Bossuyt, a professor at the Musicology Department of the University of Leuven who retured in 2007 and an internationally recognized leader in the field of later-sixteenth-century music, focused his research. Subjects discussed include newly discovered music by Philippe de Monte and Heinrich Isaac, humor in the motets of Orlando di Lasso, the beginnings of music history, compositional procedures in Renaissance music, and Tinctoris's art of listening. This book offers a wide range of methods including historiography, reception studies, source studies, music analysis, music theory, style studies, and aesthetics of music.
What Is a Cadence?
Theoretical and Analytical Perspectives on Cadences in the Classical Repertoire
The concept of closure is crucial to understanding music from the "classical" style. This volume focuses on the primary means of achieving closure in tonal music: the cadence.
Musical Form, Forms, and Formenlehre
Three Methodological Reflections
In Musical Form, Forms & Formenlehre, three eminent music theorists reflect on the fundamentals of "musical form." They discuss how to analyze form in music and question the relevance of analytical theories and methods in general. They illustrate...