Early Music

  title={Early Music},
  author={Virginia Hancock},
  pages={203 - 205}

Dynamical Systems, Celestial Mechanics, and Music: Pythagoras Revisited

I am every day more and more convinced of the Truth of Pythagoras’s Saying, that Nature is sure to act consistently, and with a constant Analogy in all her Operations: From whence I conclude that the

Musical performance informed by history and vice versa: how philosophy could help music and history learn from each other

ABSTRACT ‘Historically informed performance’ (HIP) has become standard practice for the performance of ‘early music’ composed before 1800 and is increasingly applied to more recent compositions. The

The Hebrew Translation of the Carolingian Lord's Prayer: A Case Study in Using Linguistics to Understand History

Through a linguistic analysis of the Hebrew Lord's Prayer, this article endeavors to reach a new understanding of the function of this text in the lives of its users, concluding that the

Songs to the Jinas and of the Gurus: historical comparisons between Jain and Sikh devotional music

ABSTRACT Jain worship has always been accompanied by music and likewise for Sikhs the performance of and listening to the singing of hymns, as composed by several of their Gurus, continuously has

The revival of the Baroque violin

The revival of the Baroque violin, as part of the early music movement, was based on the idea that music is best expressed by using the instruments and aesthetic ideals from the time period of the

Performers as Creative Agents; or, Musicians Just Want To Have Fun

In this paper, I explore conceptions of creativity in musical performance in both popular and Western art musics. I examine Cyndi Lauper’s iconic performance of the song “Girls Just Want To Have

Consonance and prevalence of sonorities in Western polyphony: Roughness, harmonicity, familiarity, evenness, diatonicity

ABSTRACT We counted trichords in a database of vocal polyphony. In modern terminology, the most common in the thirteenth to sixteenth centuries were major (in semitones: 047), minor (037), suspended

Development and Evaluation of a Hybrid Wind Instrument

The possibility of using a loudspeaker to supply the calculated excitation signal is evaluated and the sounds produced by the hybrid instrument are shown to match those predicted by simulation but are more easily destabilised for certain extreme parameter states.

Grounded Theory as a methodology to design teaching strategies for historically informed musical performance

Our work highlights the necessity of revising the materials employed in instrumental education, which are systematically based on a progressive development of technical abilities and, though only



The Brahms Library in the "Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde," Wien

The collections of the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde (Society of Friends of Music) in Vienna were in recent years completely reorganized as their physical plant was vastly enlarged. In the course of

Brahms's Performances of Early Choral Music

Today Johannes Brahms is best remembered as one of the great composers of the nineteenth century. During his own lifetime he was also well known as a performer-first as a pianist, and in his last

Sources of Brahms’s Manuscript Copies of Early Music in the Archiv of the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien

  • Fontes Artis Musicae
  • 1977

Brahms’s Study, Octaven u. Quinten u. A., with Schenker’s Commentary Translated

  • Music Forum
  • 1980

Die Bibliothek Brahms

  • Musikbuch aus Oesterreich
  • 1904