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Author Palisca, Claude V.

Title Music and ideas in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Claude V. Palisca.

Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.9031 PAL    Available
Description x, 302 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in the history of music theory and literature; v. 1
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-270) and index.
Contents Musical change and intellectual history -- Universal harmony -- Sense over reason : the anti-theoretical tradition -- The poetics of musical composition -- Humanist revival of the modes and genera -- Humanist reaction to polyphony -- Theories of monody and dramatic music -- Music and scientific discovery -- Ancient and modern : styles and genres -- Theories of the affections and imitation -- Music and rhetoric.
Subject Music theory -- History -- 16th century.
Music theory -- History -- 17th century.
ISBN 0252031563

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