The Ashgate Research Companion to Henry Purcell

Editor: Herissone, Rebecca
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing

Single-User Purchase Price: $170.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $255.00
ISBN: 978-0-7546-6645-5
Category: Arts & Leisure - Music
Image Count: 73
Book Status: Available

The Ashgate Research Companion to Henry Purcell provides a comprehensive and authoritative review of current research into Purcell and the world of Restoration music, with contributions from leading experts in the field. Coverage includes: the sources of Purcell's music and transmission; new ways of approaching the study of Purcell's techniques of composition; performance practice; theatre culture; texts and symbolism - both the political and social context, and reception history. The book will be essential reading for anyone studying the music and culture of the seventeenth century.

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