Table of contents for Inside early music : conversations with performers / Bernard D. Sherman.

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Preface and Acknowledgments

Introduction: An Atmosphere of Controversy

PART ONE: The Middle Ages, Plainchant, and "Otherness"

1. A Different Sense of Time-Marcel P'er`es on plainchant

2. You Can't Sing a Footnote--Susan Hellauer on performing medieval music

3. Vox Feminea--Barbara Thornton on Hildegard von Bingen

4. The Colonizing Ear--Christopher Page on medieval music

Postscript: The Middle Ages, Plainchant, and "Otherness"

PART TWO: The Renaissance, Oxbridge, and Italy

The Modern "English Countenance"

5. There Is No Such Thing as a Norm--Paul Hillier on Renaissance sacred vocal music

6. Other Kinds of Beauty--Peter Phillips on Palestrina and the Tallis Scholars

7. Singing Like a Native--Alan Curtis, Rinaldo Alessandrini, and Anthony Rooley on Monteverdi; Afterword

8. Emotional Logic--Andrew Lawrence-King on instrumental music and improvisation

PART THREE: The Baroque

9. Consistent Inconsistencies--John Butt on Bach

10. "One Should Not Make a Rule"--Gustav Leonhardt on Baroque keyboard music

11. Aladdin's Lamp-- Anner Bylsma on the 'cello (and Vivaldi)

12. Beyond the Beautiful Pearl--Julianne Baird on the Italian and English styles

13. You Can Never Be Right for All Time--Nicholas McGegan on Handel

14. At Home with the Idiom--William Christie on the French Baroque

15. Triple Counterpoint:--Jeffrey Thomas, Philippe Herreweghe, and John Butt on Singing Bach's Sacred Works

PART FOUR: Classic and Romantic

16. Restoring Ingredients--Malcolm Bilson on the Fortepiano

17. Speaking Mozart's Lingo--Robert Levin on Mozart and Improvisation

18. Taking Music off the Pedestal--Roger Norrington on Beethoven

Postscript: "Classical" and "Romantic" Performance Practice in Beethoven

19. Reviving Idiosyncrasies--John Eliot Gardiner on Berlioz and Brahms

20. Reinventing Wheels--Joshua Rifkin on Interpretation and Rhetoric


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Performance practice (Music)
Style, Musical.
Musicians -- Interviews.