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Theories of Fugue from the Age of Josquin to the Age of Bach


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Fugue in the High Renaissance Fugue at the End of the Renaissance, Part I: Italy and the Netherlands Fugue at the End of the Renaissance, Part II: Germany German Theory During the Thirty Years War: Fugue in Latin School Music Texts Italian Influence on German Fugal Theory, 1640-1680 Instrumental Fugue and the Emergence of Fugal Structure in the Third Quarter of the Seventeenth Century Invertible Counterpoint and the Hamburg Circle of Theorists Fugal Theory, 1680-1710 Fugal Theory in German Lexicographic Texts Fugal Theory, 1710-1740; Mattheson and Fux


Winner of the 2002 William H. Scheide Prize, from the American Bach Society, for a publication of exceptional merit on Bach or figures in his circle. Significant contribution to our better understanding of the history of fugues. --BACH BIBLIOGRAPHY An important addition to the literature on the history of musical forms. --CHOICE This is a fine and valuable book, encyclopaedic in its coverage of the subject, and the only treatment (in any language) of the entire field. It is an extraordinary achievement. --MUSIC & LETTERS Lucidly and engagingly written...this book is an outstanding contribution to scholarship and a definitive work, indispensable for the historical study of fugue. --THE AMERICAN ORGANIST Anyone interested in the fascinating topic of the emergence of the Baroque will find this book a wlecome addition to the overall picture of that important period of musical history. --AMERICAN RECORDER

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