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Meter in Music, 1600-1800: Performance, Perception, and Notation
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All practising musicians with an interest in the baroque owe it to themselves to be exposed to the ideas contained in this book." -Continuo



This is a book from an excellent musician in the early field who turns out also to be a most persistent scholar... " -Early Music



... the book offers a vast quantity of data from a wide range of sources.... George Houle is to be congratulated for his honest presentation of the entire spectrum." -Music Educators Journal



The treatment of meter in performance has evolved dramatically since 1600. Here is a practical guide for the performer, with many quotations from early manuals and treatises, and abundant examples.

Music & DanceDanceTheory of music & musicologyMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresWestern "classical" music Publisher: Indiana University Press Publication Date: 01/06/2000 ISBN-13: 9780253213914  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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George Houle, Professor Emeritus of Music at Stanford University and former music director of the New York Pro Musica, is a performer and music historian particularly interested in the Renaissance and Baroque periods. He is editor of Doulce memoire, Le ballet des facheux, and Ockeghem's Missa Cuiusvis Toni, and co-editor of The Music for Viola Bastarda by Jason Paras (all from Indiana University Press).

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