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Author Garratt, James, 1974-

Title Palestrina and the German romantic imagination : interpreting historicism in nineteenth-century music / James Garratt
Published Cambridge : New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 318 pages) : illustrations
Series Musical performance and reception
Musical performance and reception.
Contents Historicism in nineteenth-century art, aesthetics and culture -- Romanticism and the problem of church music -- Protestant Palestrina revival -- Catholic Palestrina revival -- Palestrina in the concert hall -- Interpreting the secondary discourse of nineteenth-century music
Summary James Garratt explores the revival of sixteenth-century music in nineteenth-century Germany, focusing on the reception of Palestrina by critics, historians, performers and composers. Of relevance to scholars, students and devotees of nineteenth-century music, and those interested in nineteenth-century culture, art, architecture, literature and aesthetics, and the early music revival
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-310) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da, 1525?-1594.
Choral music.
Music -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002071579
ISBN 0511020716 (electronic bk.)
0511044461 (electronic bk.)
0511481799 (electronic bk.)
052100196X (paperback)
9780511020711 (electronic bk.)
9780511044465 (electronic bk.)
9780511481796 (electronic bk.)
9780521001960 (paperback)