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The Practice of Practising
The Practice of Practising is primarily concerned with considering practicing as a practice in itself: a collection of processes that determines musical creativity and significance.
Post-Millennial Encounters with the Mozart/Da Ponte Operas
The three Mozart/Da Ponte operas offer a inexhaustible wellspring for critical reflection, possessing a complexity and equivocation common to all great humane works.
Partimento and Continuo Playing in Theory and in Practice
This volume reflects a multidisciplinary approach, with the accent on the interplay between music performance and music theory
Aspects of Music Theory and Aesthetics in the Age of Romanticism
In New Paths, five renowned scholars discuss a variety of topics related to Romanticism, focusing especially on the years 1800–1840.
Studies in Temporality in Twentieth Century Music
This book addresses the temporal significance of specific topics such as notation, tempo, meter, and rhythm within broader contexts of performance, composition, aesthetics, and philosophy.
Aspects of Baroque Music Theory
Collected Writings of the Orpheus Institute 6 "We have developed a tremendous amount of what might best be referred to as journalistic knowledge concerning the ways that musicians of earlier periods thought about musical structures. Now that we have...
Order and Disorder
Music-Theoretical Strategies in 20th Century Music
Order and Disorder is the result of the first International Orpheus Academy for Music Theory, held in 2003. Its theme was 20th century music and theory, especially after the 1950s. Five guest lecturers discussed theoretical, historical and...
Identity and Difference
Essays on Music, Language and Time
This volume is a collection of essays based on lectures given at the Orpheus Institute in Ghent at various occasions over the last four years. Two of our five distinguished authors are British, three are Germans. Two are prominent composers and both...
Theory into Practice
Composition, Performance and the Listening Experience
The central theme of this book is the relationship between the reflections about and the realization of a musical composition. In his essay "Words about Music, or Analysis versus Performance," Nicholas Cook states that words and music can never be...
Inter Disciplinas Ars
Collected Writings of the Orpheus Institute