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Music Theory in Seventeenth-Century England

  • Author: Herissone, Rebecca
A full and invaluable account of English theoretical writing over the period ... A particularly valuable contribution of the book to English music history is the four full appendices



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  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Plates
  • List of Tables
  • List of Examples
  • Sources
  • Time
  • Pitch Structure
  • Harmony
  • Harmonic and Contraptual Compositional rules
  • Tonality
  • Texture and Form
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix I: Alphabetical List of Treatises
  • Appendix II: Chronological List of Treatises
  • Appendix III: Editions of Playford's Introduction to the Skill of Musick
  • Appendix IV: Origins of Material
  • Bibliography
  • Index