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

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Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Speculum Musicae, 38), 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 of Pelléas

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Music Publishing and Composers (1750-1850)

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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 every …

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

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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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Symphonism in Nineteenth-Century Europe

By   /  27 June 2019  /  New Releases, Specvlvm Mvsicae  /  Comments Off on Symphonism in Nineteenth-Century Europe

edited by José Ignacio Suárez García and Ramón Sobrino Sánchez, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Specvlvm Mvsicae, 35), pp. xiv+484, ISBN 978-2-503-58643-4.

This volume deals, from multiple perspectives, with the complex world of European symphonism during the nineteenth century, a period in …

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Cinema Changes: Incorporations of Jazz in the Film Soundtrack

By   /  10 March 2019  /  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

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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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Music and the Figurative Arts in the Nineteenth Century

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edited by Roberto Illiano, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Speculum Musicae, 39), 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 Erziehung des

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Nineteenth-Century Programme Music: Creation, Negotations, Reception

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

By   /  22 September 2018  /  Forthcoming Publications, 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, 41).

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

Polyphonic, monophonic, liturgical, …

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The Many Faces of Camille Saint-Saëns

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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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