Text and Act

Text and Act : Essays on Music and Performance

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This collection of essays and reviews offers an evaluation of the early music movement, in an attempt to transform the debate about "early music" and "authenticity". Taking a wide-ranging cultural view of the phenomenon, it shows that the movement, far from reviving ancient traditions, in fact represents the only truly modern style of performance on offer today.
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  • Hardback | 389 pages
  • 163.58 x 242.82 x 31.5mm | 680.39g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous music examples, bibliography
  • 0195094379
  • 9780195094374

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