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Music in the English courtly masque, 1604-1640

by Peter Walls

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Masques with music -- 17th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Dramatic music -- England -- 17th century -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-359) and index.

      StatementPeter Walls.
      SeriesOxford monographs on music
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML1731.7.E5 W35 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 372 p. :
      Number of Pages372
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL784031M
      ISBN 100198161417
      LC Control Number95016156

        Music in the English Courtly Masque, Those privileged enough to attend performances of masques at court in the early seventeenth century invariably commented on the sumptuousness of the : Oxford University Press, USA. Music Theory in Seventeenth-Century England Rebecca Herissone Oxford Monographs on Music. The first comprehensive survey of printed and manuscript English music treatises from the period to be published, and the only book on the subject available in English.

      This book takes a new look at the courtly masque--a unique combination of music, dance, speech, and elaborate costume--in early-seventeenth-century England. The essays, written by distinguished scholars from around the world, present an interdisciplinary approach, with experts on dance, music, visual spectacle and politics all addressing the Format: Hardcover. Lord Hay's Masque was an early Jacobean era masque, written by Thomas Campion, with costumes, sets and stage effects designed by Inigo masque was performed on Twelfth Night, 6 January , in the Great Hall of Whitehall was the premier event at the Stuart Court for the Christmas holiday season.

      Peter Walls is Emeritus Professor of Music at Victoria University of Wellington. He is the author of Music in the English Courtly Masque (Oxford: the Clarendon Press, ), History, Imagination and the Performance of Music (Woodbridge: Boydell, ) and numerous articles on Format: Hardcover. While Shakespeare's popularity has continued to grow, so has the attention paid to the work of his contemporaries. The contributors to this Companion introduce the distinctive drama of these playwrights, from the court comedies of John Lyly to the works of Richard Brome in the Caroline era.


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Yet our view of the masque has been dominated by the texts, and indeed, modern scholarship has tended to treat the masque first and foremost as a literary genre. Music in the English Courtly Masque, - Peter Walls - Oxford University Press. Read the full-text online edition of Music in the English Courtly Masque, ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Music in the English Courtly Masque, Music in the English courtly masque, [Peter Walls] -- "Those privileged enough to attend performances of masques at court in the early seventeenth century invariably commented on the sumptuousness of the music (and often had little to say about the.

Walls, Music in the English Courtly Masque which surely is no more a real masque song than 'Fine knacks for ladies' is a real street cry. The discussion of the sources ofJacobean masque dances inevi-tably covers ground already traversed by John Ward and myself.7 He comes to broadly the same conclusions: that Nicholas Le.

Free Online Library: Music in the English Courtly Masque: (Review) by "Renaissance Quarterly"; Humanities, general Literature, writing, book reviews Book reviews Books. Music in the English courtly masque, / Peter Walls. imprint. New York: Clarendon Press, 'Walls's study is an essential tool to the understanding of the place of music in the courtly masque Walls's book is essential to any study of the masque, and should be perused in great detail by those comtemplating staging one, for.

On first reading Music in the English Courtly Masque,I had a sensation with which most students and scholars will be familiar: "If only I'd had this when (writing that paper, finishing my dissertation, preparing for that class lecture).".

Music in the English Courtly Masque Oxford Monographs on Music: : Peter Walls: Books. Music in the English Courtly Masque, [Peter Walls] -- Those privileged enough to attend performances of masques at court in the early seventeenth century invariably commented on the sumptuousness of the music.

Peter Walls. Music in the English Courtly Masque, Oxford: Clarendon Press, Pp. xix+ + Sp. of plates. $Author: Kathryn Lowerre. Music in the English Courtly Masque, – By Peter Walls. Oxford: Clarendon Press, [xix, pp. ISBN $] Reviewed by Janet Pollack* 1. and a consideration of how such symbolism may have informed the music.

The book’s next two chapters focus on the type, structure and function of masque music. The second. This book is the first complete study of the multi-faceted view of its subject, piecing together a picture of what the music was actually like from musical scores, documentary evidence, and the dramatic texts.

Oxford Monographs on Music: Music in the English Courtly Masque (Hardcover). PETER WALLS. Music in the English Courtly Masque, Pp.

xx+ (Oxford Monographs on Music). Oxford: Clarendon Press. Were we to have subscribed to a progressive view of musical history (d la Burney) the Jacobean masque would not occupy an important position, since it did not find its highest.

The Early Stuart Masque: Dance, Costume, and Music studies the complex impact of movements, costumes, words, scenes, music, and special effects in English illusionistic theatre of the Renaissance. Drawing on a massive amount of documentary evidence relating to English productions as well as spectacle in France, Italy, Germany, and the Ottoman Empire, the book elucidates professional ballet.

Book Reviews Peter Walls, whose relatively recent book on the masque (Music in the English Courtly Masque, [Oxford: Clarendon Press, ]) she frequently cites.

Never-theless, Rygg overstates Walls's allegiance to masque scholar Stephen Orgel's position regarding establishing allegorical meanings in the masques.

While Rygg claims (with. His first book, Music in the English Courtly Masque (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ) won the British Academy’s Derek Allen Prize and was a Choice ‘Outstanding Academic Book of ’.

He has published extensively on historical performance practice including History, Imagination, and the Performance of Music (Woodbridge: Boydell.

Music in English Courtly Masque: Participants in modem reconstructions of torch dances, which last only five minutes at the most, with an entry and exit, find the strain on the arm almost intolerable; yet a full court masque would have taken several hours.

Torchbearers in. Music in the English Courtly Masque: A Score for the Lord's Masque by Thomas Campion. Miniatures, Volumes 1 and 2.

Music as Concept and Practice in the Late Middle Ages. Music Printing in Renaissance Venice: The Scotto Press () & Print Culture and Music in Sixteenth-Century Venice. de Vincenzo Galilei. Music in the English Courtly Masque: A Score for the Lord's Masque by Thomas Campion.

An Enduring Discourse Community?: Some Studies in Early Modern English History and Culture. The Essex House Masque of Viscount Doncaster and the Jacobean Masque.The masque was a form of festive courtly entertainment that flourished in 16th- and early 17th-century Europe, though it was developed earlier in Italy, in forms including the intermedio (a public version of the masque was the pageant).A masque involved music and dancing, singing and acting, within an elaborate stage design, in which the architectural framing and costumes might be designed by.Music in the English Courtly Masque Oxford: Clarendon Press, Pp xix, Pp xix, Winner of the British Academy’s Derek Allen Prize for the best musicological book published in .