Janka Petőczová (ed.): The Musical Sources of Spiš / Zips and Central Europe

Petoczova.-The-Musical-SourcesThe publication The Musical Sources of Spis / Zips and Central Europe contains studies on current issues of contemporary musicological research of musical sources, focusing on the Spiš/Zips manuscripts in the context of the Central European musical and cultural area. The publication is based on contributions of the international musicological conference “Sources of Renaissance and Baroque Music in Spiš and in Europe” (Svätý Jur, 2016), devoted to Polish, German and Slovak historical sources of various types: theoretical tracts, hymnological sources, pastorals, tablature books (for lute, for organ). These are supplemented by analyses of the sources from the 20th century, which provide new knowledge to the history of the musical life of selected Slovak cities (Bratislava, Prešov). Studies are published in English or German.