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Musical Improvisation in the Baroque Era

By   /  10 March 2019  /  New Releases, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Musical Improvisation in the Baroque Era

edited by Fulvia Morabito, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Speculum Musicae, 33), ISBN: 978-2-503-58369-3.

In the Baroque period there is a large discrepancy between sound entity and musical notation. In a context where the musical tradition, handwritten and printed, at times suggests …

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Journal of Music Criticism – Volume 2, (2018)

By   /  14 January 2019  /  MUSIC CRITICISM NETWORK, New Releases  /  Comments Off on Journal of Music Criticism – Volume 2, (2018)

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Vicent Minguet (Institut-Escola Artístic Oriol Martorell, Barcelona, Spain): La crítica estética y social de Adorno al determinismo serial:
la forma musical, el material y su función social.

Georg Burgstaller (RILM, NY): Ideological Currents in Heinrich Schenker’s Post-War Polemics against

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Boccherini, Luigi. 9 Quintets for guitar, 2 violins, viola and violoncello (G 445-450, 451, 453) [Opera Omnia – Vol. XXII]

By   /  12 January 2019  /  Boccherini, Boccherini Complete Edition, Complete Editions, New Releases  /  Comments Off on Boccherini, Luigi. 9 Quintets for guitar, 2 violins, viola and violoncello (G 445-450, 451, 453) [Opera Omnia – Vol. XXII]

edited by Fulvia Morabito and Andrea Schiavina, Bologna, Ut Orpheus Edizioni, 2019 [Opera Omnia – Vol. XXII], ISMN: 979-0-2153-2538-8, ISBN: 978-88-8109-509-4, BCE 8.

Of the 16 Quintets for guitar and string quartet composed by Luigi Boccherini only 9 survived: nn. …

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Nineteenth-Century Programme Music: Creation, Negotations, Reception

By   /  10 November 2018  /  New Releases, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Nineteenth-Century Programme Music: Creation, Negotations, Reception

edited by Jonathan Kregor, Turnhout, Brepols, 2018 (Speculum Musicae, 32), pp. XIV+ 490, ISBN 978-2-503-58346-4. 

The history of program music stretches back centuries, but only in the nineteenth century did it enter into widespread use. Indeed, seminal compositions by Ludwig …

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Locatelli, Pietro Antonio. Sonata in G Minor ‘Leufsta’ for Violin and Continuo

By   /  12 September 2018  /  Complete Editions, Locatelli Complete Edition, New Releases  /  Comments Off on Locatelli, Pietro Antonio. Sonata in G Minor ‘Leufsta’ for Violin and Continuo

Critical Edition by Fulvia Morabito – Massimiliano Sala, Bologna, Ut Orpheus Edizioni, 2018 (LOC 2), ISMN 979-0-2153-2539-5.

The “Leufsta” Sonata in G minor for violin and basso continuo by Pietro Antonio Locatelli (Bergamo, 1695 – Amsterdam, 1764) is produced by …

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Music Criticism 1900-1950

By   /  12 September 2018  /  Music, Criticism & Politics, New Releases  /  Comments Off on Music Criticism 1900-1950

edited by Jordi Ballester and German Gan Quesada, Turnhout, Brepols, 2018 (Music, Criticism & Politics, 7), pp. xiv+526, ISBN 978-2-503-58072-2.

This monograph focuses on the situation of Music Criticism throughout the first half of the twentieth century, Adorno, Stuckenschmidt, Stravinsky,
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Music and Power in the Baroque Era

By   /  12 July 2018  /  Music, Criticism & Politics, New Releases  /  Comments Off on Music and Power in the Baroque Era

edited by Rudolf Rasch, Turnhout, Brepols, 2018 (Music, Criticism & Politics, 6), pp. xii+463, ISBN: 978-2-503-58071-5.

Music always functions in a specific environment. And, viewed from the other side, environments use music to confirm and strengthen their identities. Institutions of …

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Boccherini, Luigi. 6 Sextets for Strings Op. 23 (G 454-459) [Opera Omnia – Vol. XIX]

By   /  29 May 2018  /  Boccherini, Boccherini Complete Edition, Complete Editions, New Releases  /  Comments Off on Boccherini, Luigi. 6 Sextets for Strings Op. 23 (G 454-459) [Opera Omnia – Vol. XIX]

edited by Fabrizio Ammetto and Christian Speck, Bologna, Ut Orpheus Edizioni, 2018 [Opera Omnia – Vol. VI], ISMN: 979-0-2153-2537-1, ISBN: 978-88-8109-508-7, BCE 7. 

The volume contains all sextets for two violins, violas and cellos composed by Boccherini according to current …

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The Many Faces of Camille Saint-Saëns

By   /  12 March 2018  /  New Releases, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on The Many Faces of Camille Saint-Saëns

edited by Michael Stegemann, Turnhout, Brepols, 2018 (Speculum Musicae, 31), pp. XIV+ 406, ISBN 978-2-503-58070-8. 

 

French composer Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) is certainly one of the most fascinating and important figures in the music history of the 19th and early …

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John Williams. Music for Films, Television, and the Concert Stage

By   /  12 February 2018  /  Contemporary Composers, New Releases  /  Comments Off on John Williams. Music for Films, Television, and the Concert Stage

edited by Emilio Audissino, Turnhout, Brepols, 2018 (Contemporary Composers, 1), pp. xxiv+440, ISBN 978-2-503-58034-0.

Once mostly considered a commercial composer and a mere rewriter of previous composers’ styles, only recently – and quite belatedly – Williams’ music has begun to …

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