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Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.79, CiteScore: 2)
Adaptation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.143, CiteScore: 0)
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Aesthetic Surgery J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.434, CiteScore: 1)
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Age and Ageing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 88, SJR: 1.989, CiteScore: 4)
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Bioscience Horizons : The National Undergraduate Research J.     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.146, CiteScore: 0)
Biostatistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 1.553, CiteScore: 2)
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British J. for the Philosophy of Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35, SJR: 2.161, CiteScore: 2)
British J. of Aesthetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.508, CiteScore: 1)
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British J. of Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 87, SJR: 1.019, CiteScore: 2)
British Medical Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 1.355, CiteScore: 3)
British Yearbook of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31)
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Cambridge J. of Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 61, SJR: 0.764, CiteScore: 2)
Cambridge J. of Regions, Economy and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 2.438, CiteScore: 4)
Cambridge Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.104, CiteScore: 0)
Capital Markets Law J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.222, CiteScore: 0)
Carcinogenesis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 2.135, CiteScore: 5)
Cardiovascular Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 3.002, CiteScore: 5)
Cerebral Cortex     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45, SJR: 3.892, CiteScore: 6)
CESifo Economic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.483, CiteScore: 1)
Chemical Senses     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.42, CiteScore: 3)
Children and Schools     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.246, CiteScore: 0)
Chinese J. of Comparative Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.412, CiteScore: 0)
Chinese J. of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.329, CiteScore: 0)
Chinese J. of Intl. Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.392, CiteScore: 2)
Christian Bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.183, CiteScore: 0)
Classical Receptions J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
Clean Energy     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Clinical Infectious Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 64, SJR: 5.051, CiteScore: 5)
Clinical Kidney J.     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.163, CiteScore: 2)
Communication Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 2.424, CiteScore: 3)
Communication, Culture & Critique     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.222, CiteScore: 1)
Community Development J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.268, CiteScore: 1)
Computer J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.319, CiteScore: 1)
Conservation Physiology     Open Access   (Followers: 2, SJR: 1.818, CiteScore: 3)
Contemporary Women's Writing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.121, CiteScore: 0)
Contributions to Political Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.906, CiteScore: 1)
Critical Values     Full-text available via subscription  
Current Developments in Nutrition     Open Access  
Current Legal Problems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Current Zoology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 1.164, CiteScore: 2)
Database : The J. of Biological Databases and Curation     Open Access   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.791, CiteScore: 3)
Digital Scholarship in the Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.259, CiteScore: 1)
Diplomatic History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.45, CiteScore: 1)
DNA Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 2.866, CiteScore: 6)
Dynamics and Statistics of the Climate System     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Early Music     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.139, CiteScore: 0)
Economic Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39, SJR: 3.584, CiteScore: 3)
ELT J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.942, CiteScore: 1)
English Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 51, SJR: 0.612, CiteScore: 1)
English: J. of the English Association     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Environmental Entomology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.818, CiteScore: 2)
Environmental Epigenetics     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Environmental History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.408, CiteScore: 1)
EP-Europace     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 2.748, CiteScore: 4)
Epidemiologic Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 4.505, CiteScore: 8)
ESHRE Monographs     Hybrid Journal  
Essays in Criticism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
European Heart J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 57, SJR: 9.315, CiteScore: 9)
European Heart J. - Cardiovascular Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 3.625, CiteScore: 3)
European Heart J. - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
European Heart J. - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes     Hybrid Journal  
European Heart J. : Case Reports     Open Access  
European Heart J. Supplements     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.223, CiteScore: 0)
European J. of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.681, CiteScore: 2)
European J. of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 179, SJR: 0.694, CiteScore: 1)
European J. of Orthodontics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.279, CiteScore: 2)
European J. of Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 1.36, CiteScore: 2)
European Review of Agricultural Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 1.172, CiteScore: 2)
European Review of Economic History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28, SJR: 0.702, CiteScore: 1)
European Sociological Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 40, SJR: 2.728, CiteScore: 3)
Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Family Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 1.018, CiteScore: 2)
Fems Microbiology Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 1.492, CiteScore: 4)
Fems Microbiology Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.79, CiteScore: 2)
Fems Microbiology Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29, SJR: 7.063, CiteScore: 13)
Fems Yeast Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 1.308, CiteScore: 3)
Food Quality and Safety     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Foreign Policy Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 1.425, CiteScore: 1)
Forest Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.89, CiteScore: 2)
Forestry: An Intl. J. of Forest Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 1.133, CiteScore: 3)
Forum for Modern Language Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.104, CiteScore: 0)
French History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32, SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
French Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.148, CiteScore: 0)
French Studies Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.152, CiteScore: 0)
Gastroenterology Report     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Genome Biology and Evolution     Open Access   (Followers: 12, SJR: 2.578, CiteScore: 4)
Geophysical J. Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35, SJR: 1.506, CiteScore: 3)
German History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.161, CiteScore: 0)
GigaScience     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 5.022, CiteScore: 7)
Global Summitry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Glycobiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 1.493, CiteScore: 3)
Health and Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 56, SJR: 0.388, CiteScore: 1)
Health Education Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.854, CiteScore: 2)
Health Policy and Planning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 1.512, CiteScore: 2)
Health Promotion Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.812, CiteScore: 2)
History Workshop J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29, SJR: 1.278, CiteScore: 1)
Holocaust and Genocide Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.105, CiteScore: 0)
Human Communication Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 2.146, CiteScore: 3)
Human Molecular Genetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 3.555, CiteScore: 5)
Human Reproduction     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 71, SJR: 2.643, CiteScore: 5)
Human Reproduction Open     Open Access  
Human Reproduction Update     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 5.317, CiteScore: 10)
Human Rights Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 60, SJR: 0.756, CiteScore: 1)
ICES J. of Marine Science: J. du Conseil     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 50, SJR: 1.591, CiteScore: 3)
ICSID Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
ILAR J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 1.732, CiteScore: 4)
IMA J. of Applied Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.679, CiteScore: 1)
IMA J. of Management Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.538, CiteScore: 1)
IMA J. of Mathematical Control and Information     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.496, CiteScore: 1)
IMA J. of Numerical Analysis - advance access     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 1.987, CiteScore: 2)
Industrial and Corporate Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 1.792, CiteScore: 2)
Industrial Law J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35, SJR: 0.249, CiteScore: 1)
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44, SJR: 2.511, CiteScore: 4)
Information and Inference     Free  
Integrative and Comparative Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 1.319, CiteScore: 2)
Interacting with Computers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.292, CiteScore: 1)
Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.762, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 58, SJR: 1.505, CiteScore: 3)
Intl. Data Privacy Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31)
Intl. Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.851, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. Immunology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 2.167, CiteScore: 4)
Intl. J. for Quality in Health Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34, SJR: 1.348, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. J. of Constitutional Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 63, SJR: 0.601, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Epidemiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 211, SJR: 3.969, CiteScore: 5)
Intl. J. of Law and Information Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.202, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Law, Policy and the Family     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31, SJR: 0.223, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Lexicography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.285, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Low-Carbon Technologies     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.403, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Neuropsychopharmacology     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.808, CiteScore: 4)
Intl. J. of Public Opinion Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.545, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Refugee Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35, SJR: 0.389, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Transitional Justice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.724, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. Mathematics Research Notices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 2.168, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. Political Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 36, SJR: 1.465, CiteScore: 3)
Intl. Relations of the Asia-Pacific     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.401, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. Studies Perspectives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.983, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. Studies Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44, SJR: 2.581, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 1.201, CiteScore: 1)
ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.15, CiteScore: 0)
ITNOW     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.103, CiteScore: 0)
J. of African Economies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.533, CiteScore: 1)
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J. of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 2.419, CiteScore: 4)
J. of Antitrust Enforcement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
J. of Applied Poultry Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.585, CiteScore: 1)
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Early Music
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.139
Number of Followers: 15  
 
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ISSN (Print) 0306-1078 - ISSN (Online) 1741-7260
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  • Editorial
    • Authors: Sparks P.
      Pages: 1 - 1
      Abstract: For an instrument that has been widely played throughout Europe (and beyond) for the past five centuries, the guitar has retained a remarkably low profile in the written history of music. Until recently, otherwise exhaustive discussions of the Baroque, Classical or Romantic periods would seldom even mention the instrument or discuss its repertory, and its leading composers were largely ignored by the compilers of music dictionaries; few conservatoires included the guitar on their syllabuses, and when a critic did deign to attend a guitar recital, the subsequent review invariably contained a lament to the instrument’s manifest unsuitability for the concert hall. However, for much of this time, the instrument was regularly encountered at all levels of society—from the roughest taverns and barber shops to the most genteel salons and parlours, from the back streets of Madrid and Naples to aristocratic houses and royal courts—and a plausible claim could be made that the guitar (in its myriad forms) has been consistently the most widely played musical instrument in the Western world during the past half-millennium. Yet somehow its music, performers, composers, luthiers and even its very existence have largely flown beneath the radar of respectable musicology.
      PubDate: Sat, 27 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax110
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Being a guitarist in late Georgian England
    • Authors: Page C.
      Pages: 3 - 16
      Abstract: Late Georgian England has long been a poor relation to other countries in modern histories of the guitar. Yet in England, as elsewhere, the guitar enjoyed a considerable vogue in the early 19th century that only began to wane in the 1840s. In London, as in Paris or Vienna, the guitar was widely agreed to be a very serviceable instrument for accompanying the voice, and a substantial number of method books and songs for the instrument were issued. In addition to these primary materials of the guitar vogue there is a wealth of ancillary evidence in the form of anecdotes, caricatures, reviews and newspaper advertisements. This material is difficult to gather—or indeed to use—in a systematic manner. This article organizes the results of a protracted search in relation to two fundamental questions: what was it like to play the guitar in early Georgian England, and who was doing the playing'
      PubDate: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax111
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Rediscovering the Regency lute: a checklist of musical sources and extant
           instruments
    • Authors: Takeuchi T.
      Pages: 17 - 34
      Abstract: ‘Awakening up, he took her hollow lute,— / Tumultuous,—and, in chords that tenderest be, / He played an ancient ditty, long since mute …’. These lines from The Eve of St Agnes, by John Keats, provide a reminder that the Romantic poets were fascinated by the lute. As if in response, around 1800 an instrument called ‘lute’ or ‘modern lute’ suddenly became fashionable. Most examples had an egg-shaped body, with ten single strings, and were built in London by craftsmen such as Buchinger, Barry and Harley. At the same time, older lutes from the 16th and 17th centuries were converted into ‘modern lutes’. This article contributes to a rediscovery of these forgotten lutes and their music in the Regency period. It presents the first census of the nine extant instruments, surveys the original musical sources, and considers matters of playing technique and contemporary instruction books. A surprisingly rich repertory is revealed, for these lutes played arrangements of contemporary popular tunes and dances, but there were also newly composed sonatas, rondos and lute songs.
      PubDate: Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cay008
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • ‘Extra fine Guitars after the newest Fashion’: guitar- and
           cittern-making in the northern Netherlands, 1750–1800
    • Authors: van Amersfoort J.
      Pages: 35 - 53
      Abstract: Very little research has been undertaken into guitar-making and playing in the Netherlands. Neither the 17th century nor the 18th has received much attention, though we know that the playing of guitars and similar instruments was an integral part of cosmopolitan cultural life. This article introduces a number of luthiers and their guitars—wire-strung and gut-strung—made in the Netherlands between c.1750 and 1800, a period when concert life began to flourish. In Amsterdam, Johann Swarts, Gosewijn Spijker and Benoit Joseph Boussu were active, while Johannes Cuijpers had his workshop in The Hague. Brief biographies of these makers are given, together with inventories of known instruments. The most remarkable find is undoubtedly the recently rediscovered large five-course guitar made by Gosewijn Spijker. Finally, there is a discussion of who may have bought these guitars—a Greek merchant’s son, a French actress—and how the instruments would have been used.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cay009
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • The mandolin in Britain, 1750–1800
    • Authors: Sparks P.
      Pages: 55 - 66
      Abstract: When researching my 1989 book (with James Tyler) The early mandolin, I found scant evidence of the mandolin’s popularity in 18th-century Britain, but further research over almost 30 years now enables me substantially to revise that picture. This article demonstrates that, from 1750 onwards, the instrument was frequently played in London and Bath (where international virtuosos such as Gervasio, Leoné, Riggieri, Merchi and Nonnini regularly performed and taught), in opera houses, concert halls and theatrical productions, but also in circuses and sideshows. Mandolins were sold and played in many provincial cities, and were especially popular in Edinburgh, where concert master Girolamo Stabilini frequently performed his ‘Favourite Variations on the Mandolino’ in St Cecilia’s Hall. I have recently located a copy of this (previously unknown) music. Also discussed are the mandolin’s many appearances in late 18th-century epistolary novels, where it often has strong erotic connotations, and in portraits of the female aristocracy.
      PubDate: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax112
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • The impact of François Chanot’s experimental violins on the development
           of the earliest guitar with an arched soundboard by Francesco Molino in
           the 1820s
    • Authors: Poulopoulos P.
      Pages: 67 - 86
      Abstract: Around 1823 the guitarist Francesco Molino (1768–1847) invented a guitar with an arched soundboard, described and depicted in one of his methods published in Paris, and evidenced by a number of surviving examples. This innovative model of guitar was evidently influenced by experimental instruments of the violin family that appeared during the early 19th century, particularly the guitar-shaped violins introduced in 1817 by François Chanot (1788–1825). However, until now no connection between Molino and Chanot could be firmly established and none of the known surviving examples could be directly attributed to Molino. This article presents and analyses the distinctive features of Molino’s guitar and examines its connection to Chanot’s patent guitar-violins as well as to similar hybrid instruments combining features of both plucked and bowed instruments that were developed around the same time, such as the arpeggione and the streichzither. Furthermore, the article provides new information on the professional links between Molino and Chanot through the recent discovery of a previously unnoticed instrument, and also attempts to illuminate why Molino’s pioneering guitar model did not become established in guitar circles.
      PubDate: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cay007
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Long or short' The appoggiatura in the early 19th-century guitar
           tradition, with special reference to the music of Fernando Sor
    • Authors: Stenstadvold E.
      Pages: 87 - 101
      Abstract: The interpretation of appoggiaturas or grace-notes in Classical and early Romantic music is much discussed and contested. This article concerns the appoggiatura in the music of Fernando Sor (1778–1839), a guitarist whose career unfolded in several countries, above all in France, where almost all his known guitar music was published. Although none of this music survives in autograph manuscripts, there are ample autographs of Sor’s compositions for voice, piano or orchestra to examine his musical handwriting in general and the notation of appoggiaturas specifically. Notwithstanding inaccuracies and inconsistencies, the notation indicates that the written length of the appoggiatura is often a useful pointer to its approximate duration in performance. It also shows that Sor seems to have envisaged long appoggiaturas in far more situations than commonly considered today. This practice is supported by descriptions in a great number of method books, both for the guitar and other instruments, published in France during the early decades of the 19th century.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax116
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • From dance to poem: Jean-Féry Rebel, Françoise Prévost and the
           character of dance in early 18th-century France
    • Authors: Burgess G.
      Pages: 103 - 122
      Abstract: Jean-Féry Rebel’s Caractères de la Danse (c.1715) has played a prominent role in the revival of French Baroque dance; a contemporaneous poetic parody supplements the work’s potential value as a guide to understanding 18th-century choreography. Presenting new evidence on the identity of the poet and the parody’s purpose, this article proposes that, rather describing the original choreography, the poem tells another story: that of the character of Françoise Prévost, the dancer who premiered the work. This in turn has important implications for the incorporation of pantomime in Baroque choreography.
      PubDate: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cay006
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • The Earl of Hertford, Handel, and the 1742–1743 and 1743–1744
           opera seasons
    • Authors: McGeary T.
      Pages: 123 - 130
      Abstract: This article presents documents hitherto unknown to Handel and opera scholarship from the archive at Alnwick Castle, Northumberland. The correspondence between the Earl and Countess of Herford and their son, Lord Beauchamp, in the years 1742–4 includes unrecorded reports of Handel’s planning a 1743–4 opera season, and casts light on the opera attendance and observations of Lord Hertford and others in the London opera-going community.
      PubDate: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax113
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • England’s most Christian king: Henry VIII’s 1513 campaigns and a lost
           votive antiphon by William Cornysh
    • Authors: Gibbs D.
      Pages: 131 - 148
      Abstract: The votive antiphon to the Trinity, Potencia patris, survives as a single voice part in the orphan partbook London, British Library, Add. Ms. 34191. Its unusual text shows that it was probably written during Henry VIII’s 1513 invasion of France, most likely to celebrate the capture of Tournai in September of that year. Based on stylistic and biographical information it is also possible to attribute the antiphon to William Cornysh ‘Junior’, Henry’s informator choristarum, who accompanied him on campaign in 1513. Cornysh is known to have written an antiphon with the text Altissimi potencia, which survives only as an entry in the index fragment Oxford, Merton College Library (pr. bk.) 62.f.8, and it is likely that this lost work can be identified with Potencia patris. This new identification has broad implications for our understanding both of Henry VIII’s self-fashioning during his invasion of France, and of early Tudor musical style.
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax122
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • The origin of fixed-scale solmization in The Whole Booke of Psalmes
    • Authors: Arten S.
      Pages: 149 - 165
      Abstract: William Bathe’s Briefe Introduction to the Skill of Song (c.1596) and Thomas Morley’s Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke (1597) describe a solmization system that is fixed and static, replacing the medieval hexachordal system that went back to Guido d’Arezzo. This approach became standard in the 17th century. My research demonstrates that the English shift from traditional hexachords to fixed scales was initiated a generation earlier in The Whole Booke of Psalmes. First printed in 1562, many editions of this psalter, beginning in 1569, featured a music typeface that contained solmization syllables, along with a new preface that explained their use. Thus the earliest documentation of fixed-scale solmization comes from Protestant religious reformers and the English Reformation’s hymnal. I explain how The Whole Booke of Psalmes systematized the assignment of solmization syllables to absolute pitches, and I compare this system with continental hexachord theory, Bathe’s and Morley’s treatises, and four earlier Genevan music books dated 1550–62 which also printed solmization syllables. Finally, I suggest that fixed-scale solmization was a uniquely English Protestant innovation.
      PubDate: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cay003
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Echoes of Gabrieli
    • Authors: Selfridge-Field E.
      Pages: 167 - 169
      Abstract: Giovanni Gabrieli: Transmission and reception of a Venetian musical tradition, ed. BaronciniRodolfo, BryantDavid and CollarileLuigi (Turnhout: Brepols, 2016), €100
      PubDate: Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax126
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • The heart of the Christmas Oratorio
    • Authors: Exner E.
      Pages: 169 - 171
      Abstract: RatheyMarkus, Johann Sebastian Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. Music, theology, culture (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016), $65 / £48.49
      PubDate: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax127
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Mozart in Prague
    • Authors: Eisen C.
      Pages: 171 - 172
      Abstract: Mozart in Prague: essays on performance, patronage, sources, and reception, ed. LibinKathryn L. (Prague: Institute of Ethnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, the Mozart Society of America, and the Society for Eighteenth-Century Music, 2016), $50
      PubDate: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax124
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • A different violin
    • Authors: Sanna A.
      Pages: 173 - 174
      Abstract: The violin, ed. RiggsRobert (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2017), $25.95 / £19.99
      PubDate: Sat, 27 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax125
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • The last English madrigal books
    • Authors: Ritzema J.
      Pages: 175 - 177
      Abstract: PeersonMartin, Complete works IV: Mottects or Grave Chamber Musique, ed. RastallRichard (Newton Abbott: Antico, 2011), £15 (score), £15 (parts)
      PubDate: Sat, 27 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax123
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Sacred and secular
    • Authors: Oddie J.
      Pages: 177 - 182
      Abstract: Richard Dering, Motets and anthems, ed. WainwrightJonathan, Musica Britannica 98 (London: Stainer & Bell2015), £90
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cay011
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • The triumphs of Marcello
    • Authors: Timms C.
      Pages: 182 - 184
      Abstract: MarcelloBenedetto, Il trionfo della Poesia, e della Musica, ed. BurdenMichael, Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era 191 (Middleton, WI: A-R Editions, 2016), $280
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cay002
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Refreshing Bach
    • Authors: Grigsby N.
      Pages: 186 - 188
      Abstract: Organists choosing to set themselves the Herculean challenge of rendering afresh Bach’s greatest œuvre for the instrument might, one would imagine, consider in the foothills of their ascent the maxim of Pablo Casals: ‘The most perfect technique is that which is not noticed at all’. It is a given that recordings of Bach’s only bespoke collection of music intended for the organ alone will always prove value for money. Its 27 individual compositions framing the third part of Bach’s ‘Keyboard Exercise’ present a summation of the stylistic traits of the era, both old and new, infused with Italian, German and French accents. However, the challenge for the interpreter is to be able to present this expansive musical journey from a commanding viewpoint whereby a perfect technique is such that it goes unnoticed, whilst allowing the richly varied musical topography of the music to speak for itself, ideally nuance-free.
      PubDate: Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax121
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Love and death in early modern Italy
    • Authors: Harris S.
      Pages: 188 - 191
      Abstract: A widely circulated fable of the late Renaissance draws parallels between Cupid and Death. In the story, both shoot their victims using arrows, so it is simplicity itself for them to switch places. After spending a night at the same inn, the two unwittingly exchange quivers, causing old men to fall in love and young ones to die. This is telling; during the early modern period, lovesickness, or love melancholy, was considered a genuine illness—one that could burn up the heart and soul, not to mention the liver and entrails. Though the recordings under review here present a wide range of musical responses to secular and sacred love from Italy, c.1500–1700, they share something in common: all but one of the discs warn of the dangers of desire.
      PubDate: Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax120
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Vocal polyphony from and around Lassus
    • Authors: Dietlinger B.
      Pages: 191 - 194
      Abstract: This selection of CDs brings together secular and sacred vocal polyphony from the 16th century, both a cappella and accompanied. The discs are reviewed in chronological order, starting with motets associated with a Ferrarese convent and ending with music found in the library of the Latin School in Freiberg, Saxony. The main body of this newly released repertory consists of sacred and secular music by the pan-European composer Orlande de Lassus, who worked as a composer in Italy, the Low Countries and the German Lands. Lassus is also a historical connecting figure between Italian convent music and Saxon music of Freiberg Cathedral.
      PubDate: Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax119
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Two hundred years of English instrumental music
    • Authors: Oddie J.
      Pages: 194 - 197
      Abstract: The eight discs reviewed here present a varied portrait of instrumental music in England from the 16th century of William Byrd to the 18th century of J. C. Bach. Few figures are more central to the history of English music than Byrd, whose keyboard music is the sole subject of two of these discs and occupies a central place in a third. All three are excellent. Colin Tilney’s Contrapuntal Byrd (Music & Arts cd-1288, issued 2016, 62′) ranges over most of the major genres of Byrd’s keyboard music, including three pavans, two fantasias, one ground and four variation works. Tilney plays a single-strung Italian harpsichord by Colin Booth, whose variety of timbres—sweet in the treble, more pungent and nasal in the tenor and bass—help to clarify Byrd’s counterpoint. Tilney’s reflective, contemplative approach to the music of the ‘virginalists’ is well known from his earlier recordings. Tempos are unhurried and flexible, allowing plenty of room to breathe: the liner notes connect Byrd’s keyboard music with his vocal works, stating that ‘every moving line in one of his fantasies or pavans is a wordless voice, having different registers and needing breath’ (p.5). This approach is most beautiful in the three pavans (the seventh and eighth from My Lady Nevell’s Book, as well as Byrd’s Lachrymae setting). The clarity of the Lachrymae setting is especially fine, permitting us to hear just how Byrd has clothed Dowland’s original in expressive counterpoint. Other highlights are the Fantasia in D minor and the Maiden’s Song. No piece is less than beautiful, although in some later sections of the Quadran Pavan and the Fantasia in A minor I wished for a little more rhythmic impetus. This is a minor criticism of what is certainly the most lyrical recording of the present batch; I look forward to returning to its thoughtful readings in the future.
      PubDate: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax118
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Les goûts-réunis in the French Galant
    • Authors: McKean J.
      Pages: 197 - 200
      Abstract: Like pâté de foie gras, escargots or an especially fragrant Époisses cheese, French Baroque music is, for many, a love-it-or-hate-it phenomenon. Regardless of your personal preferences in these regards, all will agree that the distinctive ‘taste’ of both French music and cuisine is anything but bland. The music of the French High Baroque, brought to its apex in the late 17th century at the court of Louis XIV by Jean-Baptiste Lully and others, has a particularly indelible sense of stylistic identity, with its notes inégales, heavily affected ornamentation, affinity for dance rhythms, and rich harmonies—not to mention a certain je ne sais quoi that falls under the nebulous umbrella of ‘good taste’, or le bon goût. Even so, French musicians and the musical public were not impervious to the influence of Italian music that took Europe by storm during the first half of the 18th century. This influence was acknowledged—indeed, celebrated—by François Couperin in his collection of ‘Nouveaux Concerts’ published in 1724 and entitled Les Goûts-réünis, wherein the composer sought to ‘reunite the tastes’ of the French and Italian styles. German composers—notably Telemann—also cultivated such a ‘mixed taste’ (vermischter Geschmack), and also impacted the development of French style. The nine recordings considered in this review feature music by lesser-known composers that, to an extent, reflects such an amalgamation of styles, which is itself a defining characteristic of the French Galant.
      PubDate: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax117
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Discovering Gaspar van Weerbeke
    • Authors: Carpentier R.
      Pages: 201 - 202
      Abstract: The dramatic Salzburg landscape provided a fitting backdrop for the conference ‘Gaspar van Weerbeke: works and contexts’, held on 29 June to 1 July 2017. Twenty papers presented across three days studied the biography, sources and style of a composer whose place among the ‘greats’ of the late 15th century is clear, and yet whose music is still relatively little performed or studied. With about 30 attendees and no concurrent sessions, the conference enjoyed lively and collegial discussion. A vocal ensemble of four provided sung musical examples throughout the sessions, and the same ensemble offered a programme of Weerbeke’s music on the first evening.
      PubDate: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cax128
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Between the chapel and the tavern
    • Authors: Jones-McAuley E; O’Shea D.
      Pages: 202 - 204
      Abstract: From 20 to 23 June 2017, Canterbury Christ Church University hosted the first ‘Church Music and Musicians in Britain’ conference, which was organized principally by Chris Price, lecturer at the university and a lay clerk at Canterbury Cathedral, and David Newsholme, assistant organist at the cathedral. The dual academic and cathedral-music credentials of the organizers, coupled with the proximity of the cathedral to the university, gave this conference an engaging and unique flavour.
      PubDate: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cay010
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Abstracts
    • Pages: 205 - 208
      Abstract: Christopher Page
      PubDate: Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cay015
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
  • Advertisers’ index
    • Pages: 208 - 208
      PubDate: Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/em/cay016
      Issue No: Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018)
       
 
 
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