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Publisher Comments:

Outstanding collection of musical examples — chants, motets, chansons, madrigals, more — illustrating the general course of musical style from the early Middle Ages to the mid-18th century. Works by Lassus, Josquin des Prez, Schutz, Handel, Bach, many others. Notes identify place of composition in history of music and suggest useful methods of analysis.

Table of Contents

Foreword 

1. Antiphon: Laus Deo Patri, and Psalm 113: Laudate pueri 

2. Alleluia: Vidimus stellam  

3. Sequence: Victimae Paschali (11th century)  

4. Trouvere Song, Virelai: Or la truix (12-13th century) 

5.  Minnelied: Willekommen Mayenschein, Neidhart von Reuenthal ( 13th century)

6. Parallel Organum, Sequence: Rex caeli, Domine (9th century)

7. Free Organum, Trope: Agnus Dei (12th century)

8. Melismatic Organum: Benedicamus Domino (12th century)

9. Organum: Alleluya, Perotin (12th century)  

10. Motet: En non Diu! Quant voi; Eius in Oriente (13th century) 

11. Conductus: De castitatis thalamo (13th century)  

12. Estampie, Instrumental Dance (13th century)  

13. Agnus Dei (I) from the Mass,  Guillaume de Machaut (c. 1300­

c. 1377)  

14. Ballata: Chi piU Ie vuol sapere, Francesco Landini (1325-1397) 

15. Kyrie (I) from the Mass "Se Ie face ay pale," Guillaume Dufay

(c. 1400-1474)  

16. Chanson: Adieu m'amour, Gilles Binchois (c. 1400-1460) 

17. Sanctus from the "Missa prolationum," Johannes Ockeghem

(c. 1425-1495)  

18. Motet: Parce, Domine, Jacob Obrecht (c. 1430-1505) 

19. Motet: Ave Maria, Josquin des Prez (c. 1450-1521) 

20. Chanson: Pour ung plaisir, Thomas Crequillon (d. c. 1557)

21.  Canzona francese detll Pour ung plaisir, Andrea Gabrieli (c. 1510­1586) 

22.  Lute Dances: Der Prinzen-Tanz; Proportz (c. 1550)   

23. Motet: Tristis est anima mea, Orlandus Lassus (1532-1594) 

24.  Agnus Dei (I) from the Mass "Veni sponsa Christi," G. P. da Palestrina (1525-1594) 

25. Motet: Ego sum panis '1)ivus, William Byrd (1542-1623) 

26. Canzona: Canzona per Cepistola (early 17th century) 

27. Madrigal: S'io parto, i' moro, Luca Marenzio (c. 1560-1599) 

28. Madrigal: Thyrsis, Sleep est Thou? John Bennet (c. 1575-c. 1625) 

29. Variations: Loth to Depart, Giles Farnaby (c. 1560-c. 1600) 

30. Madrigal: Dovro dun que morire, Giulio Caccini (c. 1560-1618) 

31.  Recitative: Tu se' 11201·ta, from "Orfeo," Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) 

32.  Scene: Afferte gladium, from "Judicium Salomonis," Giacomo Carissimi (1605-1674) 

33. Cantata: 0 Herr, hilf, Heinrich SchUtz (1585-1672)

34. Ricercar, Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)  

35. Suite in E minor, J. J. Froberger (1616-1667)  

36. Overture to "Armide," J. B. Lully (1632-1687)  

37. Toccata in E minor, Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706) 

38. Ground: A New Ground, Henry Purcell (1659-1695) 

39. Sonata da chiesa in E minor, Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713) 

40. Clavecin Piece: La Galante, Fran~ois Couperin (1688-1759) 

41.  Scene from "Castor et Pollux," Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683­1764) 

42. Sonata in C minor, Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) 

43.  Concerto Grosso in C major, First Movement, G. F. Handel (1685-1759)

44. Recitative, Sinfonia, and Aria: Cara sposa, from "Rinaldo," G. F. Handel  

45. Chorus: Draw the Tear, from "Solomon," G. F. Handel 

46.  Chorale: Christ lag in Todesbanden, from Cantata No.4, ). S. Bach (1685-1750) 

47. Chorale Prelude: Christ tag in Todesbanden, J. S. Bach

48.  Chorus: Es war ein '/.Yunderlicher Krieg, from Cantata No.4, J. S. Bach 

49. Arioso: Ach Golgatha, from the "St. Matthew Passion," ). S. Bach 

50. Fugue: Contrapunctus Ill, from "Die Kunst der Fuge," ). S. Bach 

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486418810
Editor:
Parrish, Carl; Ohl, John F.
Editor:
Ohl, John F.
Editor:
Parrish, Carl; Ohl, John F.
Editor:
Parrish, Carl
Editor:
Ohl, John F.
Author:
Parrish, Carl
Author:
Ohl, John F.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Music appreciation
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
chants and chassons
Subject:
Motets
Subject:
Madrigals.
Subject:
Music - General
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
chants & chassons
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Music
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.65 lb

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