Beyond Boundaries: Rethinking Music Circulation In Early Modern England (music And The Early Modern Imagination)

Beyond Boundaries: Rethinking Music Circulation In Early Modern England (music And The Early Modern Imagination)
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English music studies often apply rigid classifications to musical materials, their uses, their consumers, and performers. The contributors to this volume argue that some performers and manuscripts from the early modern era defy conventional categorization as "amateur" or "professional," "native" or "foreign." These leading scholars explore the circulation of music and performers in early modern England, reconsidering previously held ideas about the boundaries between locations of musical performance and practice.