The Crisis of Music in Early Modern Europe, 1470-1530

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780415964746: The Crisis of Music in Early Modern Europe, 1470-1530
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

In the final decades of the fifteenth century, the European musical world was shaken to its foundations by the onset of a veritable culture war.

At a time when composers like Obrecht, Isaac, and Josquin were bringing the craft of composition to new heights of artistic excellence, critics began to insist that art polyphony was useless, wasteful, immoral, decadent, and effeminizing. They campaigned aggressively to popularize those criticisms, challenging old certainties about music, and threatening its position in contemporary church and society. Their most effective slogans became critical commonplaces, ideas that left their mark in the writings of figures as diverse as Leonardo, Erasmus, Savonarola, Castiglione, and others.

Yet defenders of polyphony struck back with a vicious counter-offensive, and for several decades music would remain a topic of bitter controversy. When the crisis had finally passed, in the 1530s, nothing would ever be the same again.

Now in paperback, The Crisis of Music in Early Modern Europe tells the story of this cultural upheaval, drawing on a wide range of little-known texts and documents, and weaving them together in a narrative that takes the reader on an eventful musical journey through early-modern Europe.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Rob C. Wegman is Associate Professor of Music at Princeton University.

Review:

"Wegman tells an interesting and important story well and entertainingly.... This book provides as thorough and compelling an account of the issues and their outcome as anything available." --Mark Sealey, Classical Net Review

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 52.95
US$ 49.39

Convert currency

Shipping: US$ 5.07
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780415975124: The Crisis of Music in Early Modern Europe, 1470-1530

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0415975123 ISBN 13:  9780415975124
Publisher: Routledge, 2005
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Wegman, Rob C.
Published by Routledge (2016)
ISBN 10: 0415964741 ISBN 13: 9780415964746
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Seller Inventory # ria9780415964746_lsuk

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 49.39
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.07
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Rob C. Wegman
Published by Routledge (2008)
ISBN 10: 0415964741 ISBN 13: 9780415964746
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2008. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9780415964746

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 52.90
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Rob C. Wegman
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2008)
ISBN 10: 0415964741 ISBN 13: 9780415964746
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. In the final decades of the fifteenth century, the European musical world was shaken to its foundations by the onset of a veritable culture war. At a time when composers like Obrecht, Isaac, and Josquin were bringing the craft of composition to new heights of artistic excellence, critics began to insist that art polyphony was useless, wasteful, immoral, decadent, and effeminizing. They campaigned aggressively to popularize those criticisms, challenging old certainties about music, and threatening its position in contemporary church and society. Their most effective slogans became critical commonplaces, ideas that left their mark in the writings of figures as diverse as Leonardo, Erasmus, Savonarola, Castiglione, and others. Yet defenders of polyphony struck back with a vicious counter-offensive, and for several decades music would remain a topic of bitter controversy. When the crisis had finally passed, in the 1530s, nothing would ever be the same again. Now in paperback, The Crisis of Music in Early Modern Europe tells the story of this cultural upheaval, drawing on a wide range of little-known texts and documents, and weaving them together in a narrative that takes the reader on an eventful musical journey through early-modern Europe. Seller Inventory # AAV9780415964746

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 59.05
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Rob C. Wegman
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2008)
ISBN 10: 0415964741 ISBN 13: 9780415964746
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.In the final decades of the fifteenth century, the European musical world was shaken to its foundations by the onset of a veritable culture war. At a time when composers like Obrecht, Isaac, and Josquin were bringing the craft of composition to new heights of artistic excellence, critics began to insist that art polyphony was useless, wasteful, immoral, decadent, and effeminizing. They campaigned aggressively to popularize those criticisms, challenging old certainties about music, and threatening its position in contemporary church and society. Their most effective slogans became critical commonplaces, ideas that left their mark in the writings of figures as diverse as Leonardo, Erasmus, Savonarola, Castiglione, and others. Yet defenders of polyphony struck back with a vicious counter-offensive, and for several decades music would remain a topic of bitter controversy. When the crisis had finally passed, in the 1530s, nothing would ever be the same again. Now in paperback, The Crisis of Music in Early Modern Europe tells the story of this cultural upheaval, drawing on a wide range of little-known texts and documents, and weaving them together in a narrative that takes the reader on an eventful musical journey through early-modern Europe. Seller Inventory # AAV9780415964746

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 60.24
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

WEGMAN, ROB C.
Published by Routledge (2008)
ISBN 10: 0415964741 ISBN 13: 9780415964746
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2008. Paperback. Condition: NEW. 9780415964746 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Seller Inventory # HTANDREE0205838

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 53.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.46
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Wegman, Rob C.
Published by Routledge (2008)
ISBN 10: 0415964741 ISBN 13: 9780415964746
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2008. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 4 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # LQ-9780415964746

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 53.53
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.79
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Wegman, Rob C.
Published by Routledge (2018)
ISBN 10: 0415964741 ISBN 13: 9780415964746
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # 0415964741

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 68.93
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Rob C. Wegman
Published by Routledge (2005)
ISBN 10: 0415964741 ISBN 13: 9780415964746
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0415964741

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 66.72
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Wegman, Rob C. (Author)
Published by Routledge (2007)
ISBN 10: 0415964741 ISBN 13: 9780415964746
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2007. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 263 pages. 9.00x6.25x0.75 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0415964741

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 62.77
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.83
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Rob C. Wegman
Published by Routledge
ISBN 10: 0415964741 ISBN 13: 9780415964746
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge. Paperback. Condition: New. 280 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 6.0in. x 0.6in.In the final decades of the fifteenth century, the European musical world was shaken to its foundations by the onset of a veritable culture war. At a time when composers like Obrecht, Isaac, and Josquin were bringing the craft of composition to new heights of artistic excellence, critics began to insist that art polyphony was useless, wasteful, immoral, decadent, and effeminizing. They campaigned aggressively to popularize those criticisms, challenging old certainties about music, and threatening its position in contemporary church and society. Their most effective slogans became critical commonplaces, ideas that left their mark in the writings of figures as diverse as Leonardo, Erasmus, Savonarola, Castiglione, and others. Yet defenders of polyphony struck back with a vicious counter-offensive, and for several decades music would remain a topic of bitter controversy. When the crisis had finally passed, in the 1530s, nothing would ever be the same again. Now in paperback, The Crisis of Music in Early Modern Europe tells the story of this cultural upheaval, drawing on a wide range of little-known texts and documents, and weaving them together in a narrative that takes the reader on an eventful musical journey through early-modern Europe. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Seller Inventory # 9780415964746

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 74.57
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book