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Palisca, Claude V.

Overview
Works: 360 works in 1,205 publications in 13 languages and 26,350 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Instrumental music  History  Music  Scores  Art music  Vocal music  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Compiler, Contributor, Honoree, Dedicator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: ML160, 780.9
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Most widely held works about Claude V Palisca
 
Most widely held works by Claude V Palisca
A history of Western music by Donald Jay Grout( Book )

92 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 5,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recognized as one of the finest surveys of Western music in the English language, this distinguished book has enlightened a multitude of music lovers since it first appeared in 1960
Norton anthology of western music( )

43 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This comprehensive collection of 150 scores illustrates the significant trends, genre and national school in the Western world from antiquity to modern times. This 4th edition contains 20 pieces new to the collection and an increased number of 20th century works. Each numbered selection is either a complete work in itself or an entire movement from a longer original and each is accompanied by commentary. All foreign-language texts are accompanied by English translations."--Publisher's description
Baroque music by Claude V Palisca( Book )

56 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 2,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book invites the reader to study with ear and eye some typical examples of the music of the baroque period. Is is not a comprehensive survey or a gallery of the most famous composers and their works. Certain important figures are hardly named, while others lesser known are treated at length, and this goes also for the various categories of composition. The emphasis is upon giving the reader an entry into the most significant manners of composition through concrete examples. The reader will gain a method of approaching the principle styles and genres, keys to intimate understanding and further exploration. The approach to analysis is based as much as possible on criteria and terminology common in the baroque period. -- from Preface
Musicology by Frank Ll Harrison( Book )

28 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humanism in Italian Renaissance musical thought by Claude V Palisca( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of counterpoint : part three of Le istitutioni harmoniche, 1558 by Gioseffo Zarlino( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Zarlino's Le Istitutioni harmoniche, published in 1558, is one of the most influential music treatises of all time. To his contemporaries it revealed the secrets of composition he had learned from Adrian Willaert, who brought to Italy the polyphonic art of the Netherlands. To the modern scholar Zarlino's treatise illumines as does no other of its time the compositional technique of the golden age of vocal polyphony. The essence of this art is contained in Part III, "The Art of Counterpoint," which is translated here for the first time. Zarlino's instructions became the basis for counterpoint teaching for two centuries before they were obscured by the neo-Palestrinian method of Johann Joseph Fux. In the past fifty years, with the revival of the music of Zarlino's age, scholars have returned to the purity of his rules. The Art of Counterpoint ranges over every aspect of composition in the strict sixteenth-century style. Zarlino defines the nature of the consonances and dissonances and their usage. He considers the motion of parts, parallel and contrary; he defines and describes note-against-note and diminished counterpoint for two voices written both on plain chant subjects and on rhythmically varied subjects."--Publisher's description
The Florentine Camerata : documentary studies and translations by Claude V Palisca( Book )

12 editions published in 1989 in 3 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hucbald, Guido, and John on music : three medieval treatises by Claude V Palisca( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music and ideas in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries by Claude V Palisca( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Music and Ideas in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries shows Claude V. Palisca - one of the preeminent musicologists of our time - at the height of his powers, discussing the relationships between musical style and intellectual history, the influence of humanism on the revival of music theory, the competing notions of style, and the intermingled effects of rhetoric, poetics, religion, and science. Palisca's discussions demonstrate how this period's musical thought was penetrated by many aspects of culture, including religious reform, secularization, the emergence of vernacular literature, documentary historiography, the rise and decline of neo-Platonism, Aristotelian poetics, the scientific movement, the revival of rhetoric, and openness of emotional experience
Fundamentals of music by Boethius( Book )

11 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15th-century copy of a Latin treatise on the Pythagorean-based theory of ancient Greek music, in which the text reflects an older (10th-century) tradition and the numerous diagrams related to ratio and pitch demonstrate later developments in the tradition
Norton recorded anthology of western music by Claude V Palisca( )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musicology in the 1980s : methods, goals, opportunities( Book )

11 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musicology I: Current methodology, opportunities and limitations, Musicology II: The Musicologist today and in the future
On the modes : part four of Le istitutioni harmoniche, 1558 by Gioseffo Zarlino( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and French and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient music adapted to modern practice by Nicola Vicentino( Book )

9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in Rome in 1555, Nicola Vicentino's treatise was one of the most influential music theory texts of the sixteenth century. This translation by Maria Rika Maniates is the first English-language edition of Vicentino's important work. Unlike most early theorists, Vicentino did not simply summarize the practice of his time. His aim was to change how composers wrote and how musicians thought about music
Studies in the history of Italian music and music theory by Claude V Palisca( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They have further been selected because of their relevance to current research, as evidenced by their continued citation in publications and dissertations
Dialogue on ancient and modern music by Vincenzo Galilei( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The treatise sheds new light on his importance, both as a musician who advocated a new philosophy of music history and theory based on an objective search for the truth, and as an experimental scientist who was one of the founders of modern acoustics."--Jacket
The theory of music by Franchinus Gaffurius( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musica enchiriadis ; and, Scolica enchiriadis( Book )

12 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides the first complete English translation of two significant early music theory texts, the so-called Musica enchiriadis and its longer companion, the Scolica enchiriadis. Written in the late ninth century, both texts influenced many subsequent medieval authors. The two treatises are most famous for providing the earliest descriptions of organum, the oldest form of Western polyphony. They also include the oldest notated forms of many chant melodies, a more developed theory of the modes than found in Aurelian and other early theoretical writings, information about performance practice (including rhythm and the use of instruments), and numerous references to and quotations from a wide range of earlier authors, from Vergil through Augustine to Boethius. The treatises are introduced by an essay that places them in their historical context, showing their debt to earlier intellectual and musical traditions, their connection to then-current musical thought and practices, and their relationships to later writings on music
Musical humanism and its legacy : essays in honor of Claude V. Palisca by Nancy Kovaleff Baker( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters on ancient and modern music to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi : a study with annotated texts by Girolamo Mei( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 1977 in English and Italian and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A history of Western music
Alternative Names
Claude V. Palisca Amerikaans musicoloog (1921-2001)

Palisca, C.

Palisca, C. V.

Palisca, Claude

Palisca, Claude V.

Palisca, Claude Victor

Palisca Claude Victor 1921-2001

Parisuka, C. V.

Палиска, Клод

パリスカ, C. V.

パリスカ, クロード・V

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Norton anthology of western musicBaroque musicThe art of counterpoint : part three of Le istitutioni harmoniche, 1558Music and ideas in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuriesNorton recorded anthology of western musicAncient music adapted to modern practiceStudies in the history of Italian music and music theoryDialogue on ancient and modern music