Text and Act: Essays on Music and Performance

Text and Act Essays on Music and Performance Over the last dozen years the writings of Richard Taruskin have transformed the debate about early music and authenticity Text and Act collects for the first time the most important of Taruskin s ess

  • Title: Text and Act: Essays on Music and Performance
  • Author: Richard Taruskin
  • ISBN: 9780195094589
  • Page: 159
  • Format: Paperback
  • Over the last dozen years, the writings of Richard Taruskin have transformed the debate about early music and authenticity Text and Act collects for the first time the most important of Taruskin s essays and reviews from this period, many of which now classics in the field Taking a wide ranging cultural view of the phenomenon, he shows that the movement, far from revOver the last dozen years, the writings of Richard Taruskin have transformed the debate about early music and authenticity Text and Act collects for the first time the most important of Taruskin s essays and reviews from this period, many of which now classics in the field Taking a wide ranging cultural view of the phenomenon, he shows that the movement, far from reviving ancient traditions, in fact represents the only truly modern style of performance being offered today He goes on to contend that the movement is therefore far valuable and even authentic than the historical verisimilitude for which it ostensibly strives could ever be These essays cast fresh light on many aspects of contemporary music making and music thinking, mixing lighthearted debunking with impassioned argumentation Taruskin ranges from theoretical speculation to practical criticism, and covers a repertory spanning from Bach to Stravinsky Including a newly written introduction, Text and Act collects the very best of one of our most incisive musical thinkers.

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