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About the Journal

Early Music is a stimulating and richly illustrated journal, and is unrivalled in its field. Founded in 1973, it remains the journal for anyone interested in early music and how it is being interpreted today. Contributions from scholars and performers on international standing explore every aspect of earlier musical repertoires, present vital new evidence for our understanding of the music of the past, and tackle controversial issues of performance practice.

Each beautifully-presented issue contains a wide range of thought-provoking articles on performance practice. New discoveries of musical sources, instruments and documentation are regularly featured, and innovatory approaches to research and performance are explored, often in collections of themed articles.

Forthcoming topics include cultural transmission and exchange between the New and Old Worlds, new research on the performance of the music of Charpentier (d. 1704) and other French Baroque composers, and the musical life of convents in the early modern period.

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