By Helen Smith
By Helen Smith
By Murray Shoolbraid,Ed Cray
In 1832 the Scottish ballad collector Peter Buchan of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, offered an anthology of risqué‚ and convivial songs and ballads to a Highland laird. whilst Professor Francis James baby of Harvard was once getting ready his magisterial variation of The English and Scottish well known Ballads, he made enquiries approximately it, however it used to be now not made on hand in time to be thought of for his paintings. On his demise it was once provided to the kid Memorial Library at Harvard. as a result of its unseemly fabrics, the manuscript has languished there ever considering the fact that, unprinted, even though now known and back, and some goods have every now and then made an appearance.
The manuscript has now been transcribed with complete annotation and with an advent at the compiler, his instances, and the Scottish bawdy culture. It comprises the texts (without tunes) of seventy-six bawdy songs and ballads, besides a long-lost scatological poem attributed to the Edinburgh author James "Balloon" Tytler. Appendices provide info of Buchan's released collections of ballads. also, there's a checklist of story forms and motifs, a word list of Scots and archaic phrases, a bibliography, and an index. The High-Kilted Muse brings to gentle a long-suppressed quantity and fills in a superb hole in released bawdy songs and ballads.
By Andrew Woolley,Andrew, Dr Woolley,John, Dr Kitchen
Research within the box of keyboard stories, specially while in detail attached with problems with functionality, is usually serious about the rapid operating environments and practices of musicians of the prior. a huge pedagogical instrument, the keyboard has served because the ‘workbench’ of numerous musicians over the centuries. within the technique it has formed the ways that many historic musicians completed their aspirations and went approximately assembly inventive demanding situations. In contemporary many years curiosity has became in the direction of a contextualized knowing of artistic procedures in tune, and keyboard reports seems to be good positioned to give a contribution to the exploration of this wider situation. the 19 essays gathered the following surround the diversity of study within the box, bringing jointly contributions from performers, organologists and song historians. Questions suitable to problems with inventive perform in a variety of old contexts, and of interpretative matters confronted at the present time, shape a guiding thread. Its scope is wide-ranging, with contributions protecting the mid-sixteenth to early 20th century. it's also inclusive, encompassing the various variety of techniques to the sector of latest keyboard reports. jointly the essays shape a survey of the ways that the examine of keyboard functionality can improve our figuring out of musical existence in a given period.
By Robin A. Leaver,Bryan D. Spinks
By Pauline Fairclough
By Eric Chafe
Drawing on a variety of Lutheran theological writing, Chafe exhibits that Cantata 21 reaches past the scope of the person liturgical social gathering to voice a breadth of that means that encompasses a lot of the center of Lutheran suggestion. Chafe artfully demonstrates that rather than easily proposing a musical depiction of the soul's trip from sorrow to bliss, Cantata 21 expresses a few of the phases of God's revelation and their impression at the believing soul. accordingly, Chafe unearths that Cantata 21 has a proper layout that mirrors Lutheran trust in unfolding revelation, with the ultimate flow representing the work's "crown"--the aim towards which all the previous events are directed. entire with complete textual content translations of the cantata and the liturgical readings that may have followed it on the first functionality, Tears into Wine is a enormous e-book that's ultimate for Bach students and scholars, in addition to these typically attracted to the connection among theology and music.
By Claire Taylor-Jay
By Clarence Bernard Henry
This learn and knowledge advisor presents a variety of scholarship at the existence, occupation, and musical legacy of Miles Davis, and is compiled for an interdisciplinary viewers of students in jazz and well known song, musicology, and cultural experiences. It serves as a great device for librarians, researchers, and students sorting during the sizeable quantity of fabric within the field.
By Teresa Davidian
Designed as a single-semester advent, Tonal Counterpoint brings the examine of counterpoint into the current by:
Throughout, Davidian explains how the thoughts of 18th-century contrapoint nonetheless effectively practice to how song consists at the present time.
Tonal Counterpoint for the 21st-Century Musician is perfect for college students within the fields of track thought, composition, track heritage, and function.
By Pierre Dubois