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Title Instruments and their music in the Middle Ages / edited by Timothy J. McGee.

Published Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Music  784.1940902 INST    ASK AT DESK
Physical description xxv, 529 p. : ill., music, facsims. ; 25 cm.
Series Music in medieval Europe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. index.
Contents 1. Clasifications and Lists of Instruments -- 1. Haut and Bas: The Grouping of Musical Instruments in the Middle Ages / Edmund A. Bowles -- 2. German Musicians and Their Instruments: A 14th-Century Account by Konrad of Megenberg / Christopher Page -- 3. Mains divers acors / Joscelyn Godwin -- 4. Fifteenth-Century Instruments in Tinctoris's De Inventions el Usu Musicae / Anthony Baines -- 5. Some English Consort-Groupings of the Late Middle Ages / Richard Rastall -- Pt. II. Keyboards -- 6. On the Origin of the Keyboard Mechanism in the Late Middle Ages / Edmund A. Bowles -- 7. Towards an Identification of the Chekker / Edwin M. Ripin -- 8. The Capture of the Chekker / David Kinsela -- 9. The Norrlanda Organ and the Ghent Altarpiece / Edwin M. Ripin -- Pt. III. Plucked Strings -- 10. The Trecento Harp / Howard Mayer Brown -- 11. 15th-Century Tablatures for Plucked Instruments: A Summary, a Revision and a Suggestion / David Fallows -- 12. The 15th-Century Lute: New and Neglected Sources / Christopher Page -- 13. The Medieval Gittern and Citole: A Case of Mistaken Identity / Laurence Wright -- Pt. IV. Bowed Strings -- 14. The Trecento Fiddle and its Bridges / Howard Mayer Brown -- 15. Rebec, Fiddle and Crowd in England / Mary Remnant -- 16. Rebec, Fiddle and Crowd in England: Some Further Observations / Mary Remnant -- 17. An Aspect of Medieval Fiddle Construction / Christopher Page -- 18. Vedel and Geige - Fiddle and Viol: German String Traditions in the Fifteenth Century / Keith Polk -- Pt. V. Winds -- 19. The Renaissance Slide Trumpet: Fact or Fiction? / Peter Downey -- 20. Slide Trumpet Madness: Factor Fiction? / Herbert W. Myers -- 21. The Trombone, the Slide Trumpet and the Ensemble Tradition of the Early Renaissance / Keith Polk -- 22. The trompette des menestrels in the 15th-century alta capella / Ross W. Duffin -- 23. Misleading Iconography: The Case of the "Adimari Wedding Cassone" / Timothy J. McGee -- 24. Backward Bells and Barrel Bells: Some Notes on the Early History of Loud Instruments / Ross W. Duffin -- Pt. VI. Repertory -- 25. On "Instrumental Style" in Early Melody / Lloyd Hibberd -- 26. Instruments and the Faenza Codex / Timothy J. McGee -- 27. Musical Instruments at the Medieval Banquet / Edmund A. Bowles -- 28. Musical Instruments in Civic Processions during the Middle Ages / Edmund A. Bowles.
Other author McGee, Timothy J.
Subject Musical instruments -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Music -- 500-1400 -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780754627623 (hbk.)
0754627624 (hbk.)