Medieval and Renaissance Music

 

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Assessment

One listening test (50%) and one 1,000-word essay (50%): EITHER essay 1 (due noon Tuesday 1 November) and test 2
OR test 1 and essay 2 (due noon Monday 12 December)

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here for AJ’s essay tips.

All material quoted or referenced in essays should be cited

using the author-date system described on pp. 3–5 of

this document.

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Recommended General Reading

MEDIEVAL

Richard H. Hoppin, Medieval Music (New York and London: Norton, 1978) (library)

Giulio Cattin, Music of the Middle Ages I, transl. Steven Botterill (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984) (library)

The Early Middle Ages to 1300, ed. Richard Crocker and David Hiley, The New Oxford History of Music, vol. 2 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990) (library)

Jeremy Yudkin, Music in Medieval Europe (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1989) (library)

Gustave Reese, Music in the Middle Ages (London: Dent, 1941) (library)

RENAISSANCE

Howard M. Brown (rev. Louise K. Stein), Music in the Renaissance (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1999) (library)

Leeman L. Perkins, Music in the Age of the Renaissance (New York and London: Norton, 1999) (library)

Gustave Reese, Music in the Renaissance (London: Dent, 1954) (library)