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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 389 pages
  • 163.58 x 242.82 x 31.5mm | 680.39g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous music examples, bibliography
  • 0195094379
  • 9780195094374

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