By Honey Meconi
A well timed addition to Routledge's "Criticism and research of Early tune" sequence, this number of essays examines the typical compositional perform of borrowing or imitation in fifteenth-and sixteenth-century tune, addressing how and why borrowing used to be used, the importance of borrowing, the concepts of borrowing, and its recognizable positive aspects. The booklet offers a extensive evaluation of this universal perform and sheds mild on formerly unexplored facets of early musical borrowing. It capabilities as either an advent to the topic in addition to a advisor for additional learn. The individuals, all very hot of their box, provide new insights that would switch the way in which we view borrowing.