Music And Ideas.Music And Ideas
Claude V. Palisca
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Written in an engaging and comfortable style for the non-specialist reader, Music And Ideas In The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries is a fascinating history of how musicians and musicologists A musicologist is someone who studies musicology. An ethnomusicologist is someone who studies ethnomusicology; a zoomusicologist is someone who studies zoomusicology. were caught up amid warring ideas about religion, science, education, economy, and government in the era of the Reformation. Chapters discuss "Humanist hu·man·ist
1. A believer in the principles of humanism.
2. One who is concerned with the interests and welfare of humans.
a. A classical scholar.
b. A student of the liberal arts. Reaction to Polyphony polyphony (pəlĭf`ənē), music whose texture is formed by the interweaving of several melodic lines. The lines are independent but sound together harmonically. ", "Music and Scientific Discovery", "Ancient and Modern: Styles and Genres", and much more. Researched at length, with an eye toward the musical revelations that transformed human understanding, Music And Ideas In The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries is a perfect balance of scholarly expertise, historical scrutiny, and wry human interest.