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Title Medieval instrumental dances / [compiled by] Timothy J. McGee
Published Bloomington, Ind : Indiana University Press, [1989]
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Description 1 score (1 online resource (x pages, 177 pages of music)) : illustrations
Series Music : scholarship and performance
Music--scholarship and performance.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; DANCE IN THE MIDDLE AGES; The Evidence; PLATES; Dance in the Garden of Mirth; 1. Detail from The Efffects of Good Government; 2. Detail from Church; 3. Fresco, Trent; 4. Music in the Garden of Delight; Theoretical Statements and the Dance Repertory; Vocal Dances; Instrumental Dances; THE REPERTORY OF TEXTLESS DANCES; Estampie; Ductia; Nota; Other Dances; Saitarello; Dance Pairs and Trotto; Unidentified Dances; ""Bel fiore dança""; ""ChançonetaTedescha""; ""Czaldy Waldy""; ""Chose Tassin""; No. 42; Summary; DANCING; Round and Carol
5. La Tierche Estampie Roial6. La Quarte Estampie Royal; 7. La Quinte Estampie Real; 8. La Seste Estampie Real; 9. La Septime Estampie Real; 10. La Uitime Estampie Real; 11. Dansse Real; 12.; 13. Danse; London, British Library, Additional 29987; 14. Ghaetta; 15· Chominciamento di Gioia; 16. Isabella; 17· Tre Fontane; 18. Belicha; 19· Parlamento; 20. In Pro; 21. Principio di Virtu; 22. Salterello [1]; 23· Salterello [2]; 24· Salterello [3]; 25· Salterello [4]; 26. Lamento di Tristano-La Rotta; 27· La Manfredina-La Rotta della Manfredina; 28. Trotto
EstampiePERFORMANCE PRACTICES; Instruments; Tempo; Ornamentation and Improvisation; Theoretical Evidence; Ornamented Manuscripts; Improvisation over a Cantus Firmus; Improvising Additional Dance Material; Preludes and Postludes; Drones; Monophonic and Polyphonic Performance; Notes; THE DANCES; Editorial Practices; Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, fonds français 22543; 1a. Kalenda Maya; Paris, Bibliothèque l'Arsenal 5198; 1b. Souvent Souspire; Oxford, Bodleian Library, Douce 139; 2.; Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, fonds français 844c; 3. [La Prime Estampie Royal]; 4. La Seconde Estampie Royal
Faenza, Biblioteca Comunale 117 (Faenza Codex)45. Tumpes; 46. Sangilio; 47. Bel Fiore Dança; Critical Notes; Facsimiles and Transcriptions
Florence, Archivio di Stato, Antecosimiano No. 1787929. Dança Amorosa-Troto; Prague, State Library XVII F9; 30. Czaldy Waldy; Montpellier, Bibliothèque de la Facultè de Mèdecine MS H196; 31. Chose Tassin [1]; 32. Chose Tassin [2]; 33· Chose Tassin [3]; 34. Chose Loyset; London, British Library, Additional 29987; 35. Chançoneta Tedescha [1]; 36. Chançona Tedescha [2]; 37· Chançona T edescha [3]; 38. Chançona Tedescha [4]; London, British Library, Harley 978; 39.; 40.; 41.; London, British Library, Additional 28550 (Robertsbridge Codex); 42.; 43·; 44. Petrone
Summary In Europe the tradition of secular dance has continued unbroken until the present. In the late Middle Ages it was an important and frequent event-for the nobility a gracious way to entertain guests, for the peasantry a welcome relaxation from the toils of the day. Now back in print, this collection presents compositions that are known or suspected to be instrumental dances from before ca. 1420. The forty-seven pieces vary in length and style and come from French, Italian, English, and Czech sources. Timothy McGee relates medieval dances to the descriptions found in literary, theoretical, an
Notes "This edition contains all the compositions known or suspected to be instrumental dances from before approximately 1430"--Preface
For 1 or 2 instruments
Texts of the 2 vocal works in Old French
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Dance music -- 15th century.
Dance music -- 500-1400.
Genre/Form Instrumentale Tanzmusik
Form Electronic book
Author McGee, Timothy J. (Timothy James), 1936-
ISBN 0253013143 (electronic bk)
9780253013149 (electronic bk)