Readings in the history of music in performance / selected, translated, and edited by Carol MacClintock.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: MacClintock, Carol, 1910-1989
Format: Book
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1982.
Edition:First Midland Book Edition.
Table of Contents:
  • The late middle ages
  • The early Renaissance
  • Music in daily life
  • On singing and ornamentation
  • Rules for performers and composers
  • Music a gentleman's recreation
  • Travelers' accounts of musical performances
  • On organ playing
  • The performance of sacred music
  • Tempo, tactus, and musical terms
  • On singing
  • Music for the theater
  • On ballet
  • Instructions for playing the clavecin
  • Opera : pro and con
  • The violin
  • The new instruction methods
  • The dance
  • On vocal music
  • Travelers' reports
  • On the performance of famous men
  • Opinion and criticism.