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Music and the Second Industrial Revolution

By   /  7 May 2019  /  Music, Science & Technology, New Releases  /  Comments Off on Music and the Second Industrial Revolution

edited by Massimiliano Sala, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Music, Science and Technology, 2), pp. xiv+498, ISBN: 978-2-503-58571-0.

The Second Industrial Revolution, new industrial societies, and growing urbanization drastically changed the life of humankind at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth

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Twentieth-Century Music and Mathematics

By   /  23 April 2019  /  Music, Science & Technology, New Releases  /  Comments Off on Twentieth-Century Music and Mathematics

edited by Roberto Illiano, with an Introduction by Massimiliano Locanto, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Music, Science and Technology, 1), pp. xxxiv+382, ISBN: 978-2-503-58570-3

Music and mathematics have been connected since ancient times. During the twentieth century, however, many composers consciously started …

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Music Criticism 1950-2000

By   /  22 April 2019  /  Music, Criticism & Politics, New Releases  /  Comments Off on Music Criticism 1950-2000

edited by Roberto Illiano and Massimiliano Locanto, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Music, Criticism & Politics, 8), pp. xxiv + 420, ISBN 978-2-503-58442-3.

This book addresses the complex world of music criticism during the second half of the twentieth century, with particular …

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Cinema Changes: Incorporations of Jazz in the Film Soundtrack

By   /  10 March 2019  /  New Releases, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Cinema Changes: Incorporations of Jazz in the Film Soundtrack

edited by Emile Wennekes and Emilio Audissino, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Speculum Musicae, 34), pp. XXVI+334, ISBN 978-2-503-58447-8

Cinema is the form of entertainment that can be, above all, identified with the twentieth century. It gradually replaced theatre as a popular …

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Musical Improvisation in the Baroque Era

By   /  10 February 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)

Contents

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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