Text and Act : Essays on Music and Performance
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.
- Hardback | 389 pages
- 163.58 x 242.82 x 31.5mm | 680.39g
- 07 Sep 1995
- Oxford University Press Inc
- New York, United States
- numerous music examples, bibliography