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Hexachords in Late-Renaissance Music

  • By Lionel Pike
$46.79
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First published in 1998, this broad survey includes a large number of musical illustrations and provides an indispensable guide for both students and teachers.

Hexachords and solmization syllables formed the foundations of musical language during the sixteenth century. Yet, owing to changes over time in music education and style, there no longer exists widespread general knowledge of hexachords. Without this awareness it is impossible to appreciate fully the music of the most important composers of the Renaissance such as Palestrina, Lasso and Monteverdi. This book is the first attempt to fill such a gap in our understanding of hexachords and how they were employed in late-Renaissance music.

Lionel Pike's research covers the period from Willaert to Dowland (c. 1530-1600) and examines the ways in which the uses of hexachords developed in the hands of different composers. The book concludes with an investigation of English examples of hexachords in vocal and instrumental music.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781138386099
    • Manufacturer: Routledge
    • Author: Lionel Pike
    • ISBN 13: 9781138386099
    • Publication Date: 11/01/2020
    • Format: Paperback
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