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Brett, Philip

Overview
Works: 247 works in 565 publications in 5 languages and 11,350 library holdings
Genres: Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Motets 
Roles: Editor, Author, Conductor, Arranger, Publishing director, Honoree, Director, Performer, ed, Contributor, Composer, Bookseller
Classifications: M2, 784.108
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Philip Brett
 
Most widely held works by Philip Brett
Queering the pitch : the new gay and lesbian musicology( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the first edition of Queering the Pitch was published in early 1994, it was immediately hailed as a landmark and defining work in the new field of Gay Musicology. The first collection of its kind, its contributors covered a wide range of subjects from analysis of the work of gay composers to queer readings of Schubert's Unfinished Symphony. Among the contributors were many then-new scholars, --including the late Philip Brett (one of the editors of the first edition), Susan McClary, Jennifer Rycenga, Paul Attinello, and Martha Mockus--who have since become leaders in the field. In light of the explosion of Gay Musicology since 1994, a new edition of Queering the Pitch is timely and needed. In this new work, the editors are including a landmark essay by Philip Brett on Gay Musicology, its history and scope, which was written for Grove's Dictionary of Music-but only published in a greatly reduced version, because of its strong political approach. The essay itself has become a cause celebre, and this will be its first full appearance in print. Along with this new historical essay, the editors are contributing a new introduction that outlines the changes that have occurred over the last decade as Gay Musicology has grown
Benjamin Britten, Peter Grimes by Philip Brett( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de opera van de Engelse componist (1913-1976)
Rothko Chapel Why patterns? by Morton Feldman( Recording )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruising the performative : interventions into the representation of ethnicity, nationality, and sexuality( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La koro sutro by Lou Harrison( Recording )

7 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Byrd and his contemporaries : essays and a monograph by Philip Brett( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Byrd was a prominent court composer but also a Catholic. Considering both sacred and secular music and both vocal and instrumental traditions, Brett's essays provide an intimate glimpse into what was unique about Byrd and his music. The selection offered here ranges from the report of Brett's findings on the Paston manuscripts to an unpublished roundtable paper that he delivered a few months before this untimely death, and features his monograph-length study of Byrd's magnum opus, Gradualia."--Jacket
Consort songs by William Byrd( )

14 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music and sexuality in Britten : selected essays by Philip Brett( Book )

13 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Brett's writing on Benjamin Britten changed the course of music scholarship in the late 20th century. This volume gathers Brett's work on the great British composer. It develops a complex understanding of Britten's musical achievement and highlights the many ways that Brett expanded the borders of his field
The Byrd edition by William Byrd( )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of sundry natures : 1589 by William Byrd( )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decomposition : post-disciplinary performance( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spem in alium nunquam habui : motet in forty parts by Thomas Tallis( )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second set of madrigals (1606) by Michael East( )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs and psalms : composed into 3, 4, and 5 parts (1594) by John Mundy( )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lamentations of Jeremiah, for unacc. male voices (A.T.T.B.B.) by Thomas Tallis( )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First set of madrigals : 1597 by George Kirbye( )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madrigals to five voices (1598, 1601) by Michael Cavendish( )

7 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

enthält ausserdem: Madrigals and songs in five parts / Thomas Greaves ; Airs to three voices / William Holborne ; "In going to my naked bed" / Richard Edwards
Third set of books (1610) by Michael East( )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourth set of books (1618) by Michael East( )

4 editions published between 1921 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gradualia. the Marian masses by William Byrd( )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in Latin and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Philip Brett American musicologist

Languages
English (120)

Latin (52)

Esperanto (4)

German (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Benjamin Britten, Peter GrimesCruising the performative : interventions into the representation of ethnicity, nationality, and sexualityWilliam Byrd and his contemporaries : essays and a monographMusic and sexuality in Britten : selected essaysDecomposition : post-disciplinary performanceSpem in alium nunquam habui : motet in forty partsThe lamentations of Jeremiah, for unacc. male voices (A.T.T.B.B.)