A wide variety of essays by colleagues and former students reflect Professor Strunk's particular role as music historian, teacher, and a pre-eminent musicologist. Donald Grout provides the introduction and outlines the problems confronting musicology today. Other essays are devoted to early Christian music, Renaissance music, early Italian opera; Arthur Mendel writes on ambiguities of the munsural system, Edward Lowinsky on Willaert’s "Chromatic Duo," Joseph Kerman on Verdi, and Elliot Forbes on Beethoven.
Originally published in 1958.
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