Category: Music

Revisiting the Codex Buranus

Revisiting the Codex Buranus

Perhaps more so than many other medieval manuscripts, the Codex Buranus is an artefact which demands, and benefits from, an interdisciplinary approach. And that’s just what this book’s editors and… READ MORE

Self-Quotation in Schubert

Self-Quotation in Schubert

New this month from the University of Rochester Press is Scott Messing’s book Self-Quotation in Schubert: “Ave Maria,” the Second Piano Trio, and Other Works. The book offers an examination… READ MORE

Before the Baton

Before the Baton

How was large-scale music directed or conducted in Britain before baton conducting took hold in the 1830s? Peter Holman writes of his research into music direction in eighteenth-century England and… READ MORE