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Massimiliano Locanto. Stravinsky and the Musical Body: Creative Process and Meaning

By   /  28 July 2021  /  Forthcoming Publications, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Massimiliano Locanto. Stravinsky and the Musical Body: Creative Process and Meaning

The idea  that the body plays an essential role in music has stimulated a wide range of new approaches in recent musicology. This book tries to apply them to the music of Igor Stravinsky from the perspective of the creative …

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La Musique religieuse en France au XIXe siècle : Le sentiment religieux entre profane et sacré (1830-1914)

By   /  27 July 2021  /  Forthcoming Publications, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on La Musique religieuse en France au XIXe siècle : Le sentiment religieux entre profane et sacré (1830-1914)

edited by Nicolas Dufetel, Turnhout, Brepols Publishers, 2021 (Speculum Musicae, 45).

This volume investigates religious music in France during the 19th century, after the disruption of the French Revolution and the Concordat (1801), until a few years after the …

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Singing Speech and Speaking Melodies: Minor Forms of Musical Theatre in the 18th and 19th Century

By   /  1 June 2021  /  New Releases, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Singing Speech and Speaking Melodies: Minor Forms of Musical Theatre in the 18th and 19th Century

edited by María Encina Cortizo and Michela Niccolai, Turnhout, Brepols Publishers, 2021 (Speculum Musicae, 43), pp. xiv+562 , ISBN 978-2-503-59543-6.

This volume addresses the complex variety of stage works with sung and spoken sections, such as vaudeville, singspiel, …

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Haydn’s Last Creative Period

By   /  4 April 2021  /  New Releases, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Haydn’s Last Creative Period

edited by Federico Gon, Turnhout Brepols, 2021 (Speculum Musicae, 42), pp. xiv+366, ISBN 978-2-503-59488-0.

This volume focuses on one of the most crucial parts of Haydn’s career—a  key era in which the experiments of the 1770s arrived at the consolidation …

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Anna G. Piotrowska, From Gypsy to Bohemian: A Study of the Musical Rhapsody

By   /  17 August 2020  /  New Releases, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Anna G. Piotrowska, From Gypsy to Bohemian: A Study of the Musical Rhapsody

Turnhout, Brepols, 2021 (Speculum Musicae, 41), pp. xxii+248, ISBN 978-2-503-59487-3.

This volume examines the concept of rhapsody through a broad lens. Beginning with a discussion of the meaning(s) of the term itself, it then traces the history and reception of …

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Ars Antiqua: Music and Culture in Europe c. 1150-1330

By   /  26 November 2019  /  Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Ars Antiqua: Music and Culture in Europe c. 1150-1330

edited by Gregorio Bevilacqua and Thomas B. Payne, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Speculum Musicae, 40), pp. xviii+318, ISBN: 978-2-503-59099-8.

The long thirteenth-century saw the emergence and proliferation of a diverse and unprecedented outpouring of musical activity known as the ars antiqua

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Music and the Figurative Arts in the Nineteenth Century

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edited by Roberto Illiano, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Speculum Musicae, 39), pp. xiv+528, ISBN: 978-2-503-58951-0.

In 1795 Friedrich Schiller wrote: «Die bildende Kunst in ihrer höchsten Vollendung muss Musik werden und uns durch unmittelbare sinnliche Gegenwart rühren» (Schiller, Über die ästhetische

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François De Médicis, La maturation artistique de Debussy dans son contexte historique (1884-1902)

By   /  19 November 2019  /  Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on François De Médicis, La maturation artistique de Debussy dans son contexte historique (1884-1902)

Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Speculum Musicae, 38), pp. xx+814, ISBN: 978-2-503-58950-3

This work is centered on the figure of Claude Debussy in the years between 1884 and 1902 — from the moment he captured the Prix de Rome to the premiere …

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Music Publishing and Composers (1750-1850)

By   /  10 November 2019  /  Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Music Publishing and Composers (1750-1850)

edited by Massimiliano Sala, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Specvlvm Mvsicae, 37), pp. xiv+322, ISBN: 978-2-503-58815-5.

The development of music publishing in the final years of the eighteenth and first decades of the nineteenth century had a decisive and far-reaching influence on …

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Henry-Louis de La Grange, Gustav Mahler: The Arduous Road to Vienna (1860-1897)

By   /  24 October 2019  /  Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Henry-Louis de La Grange, Gustav Mahler: The Arduous Road to Vienna (1860-1897)

completed, revised and edited by Sybille Werner, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Speculum Musicae, 36), pp. xviii+810, ISBN 978-2-503-58814-8.

 

This long awaited revised volume I completes Henry-Louis de La Grange’s four-volume English language biography of the Austrian composer Gustav Mahler (1860–1911), …

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