Singing Early Music (Paperback)

The Pronunciation of European Languages in the Late Middle Ages and Renaissance [With CD] (Music: Scholarship and Performance)

By Timothy J. McGee (Editor)

Indiana University Press, 9780253210265, 299pp.

Publication Date: August 25, 2004

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Description

Praise for the cloth edition:
"Commendable in its scholarship... should prove of interest to linguists, medievalists, and Renaissance academicians, as well as to fastidious performers of early music." --Choice

"Singing Early Music is a pioneering work of surpassing quality that cannot be too highly recommended." --Journal of Singing

"Addresses the needs of the performer directly, giving historical pronunciations for a range of languages and] sample texts.... The CD that comes with the book will prove invaluable.... David Klausner's recording is admirably consistent and convincing across the wide range of languages." --Early Music



About the Author

Timothy J. McGee is Professor Emeritus of Musicology at the University of Toronto, and author of Medieval and Renaissance Music: A Performer's Guide and Medieval Instrumental Dances (IUP, 1989).