Studies in the History of Music Theory and Literature


Acquiring Editor: Willis G. Regier
Series Editor: Thomas J. Mathiesen

"Studies in the History of Music Theory and Literature" is a series devoted to new scholarship in music history, and to editions and translations of important musical treatises. Each volume will emphasize editorial accuracy and faithfulness of translation. Apparatus will include introduction, notes, bibliography, glossary, and index as appropriate to the goals and standards of the series.

This series is closed.


link to catalog page, Music and Ideas in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries Author: Claude V. Palisca
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: 2017

A masterful investigation of the close interrelationships between music and intellectual history   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Theoretical-Practical Elements of Music, Parts III and IV Author: Francesco Galeazzi
Pub Date: July 2012

The first English translation of a foundational treatise in music theory   learn more...

link to catalog page, Prosdocimo de' Beldomandi's Plana musica and Musica speculativa Author: New Critical Texts, Translations, Annotations, and Indices by Jan Herlinger
Pub Date: February 2008

The first critical edition of two musical treatises by an Italian music theorist, mathematician, and physician   learn more...

link to catalog page, Gallus Dressler's Praecepta musicae poeticae Author: New Critical Text, Translation, Annotations, and Indices by Robert Forgács
Pub Date: June 2007

New scholarship on sixteenth-century composer and theorist Gallus Dressler   learn more...

link to catalog page, John Dygon's Proportiones practicabiles secundum Gaffurium Author: New Critical Text, Translation, Annotations, and Indices by Theodor Dumitrescu
Pub Date: September 2006

A rare example of musical scholarship from the Tudor period, in translation and fully annotated   learn more...