Publications of the Early Music Institute

Publications of the Early Music Institute invites studies in music history and performance studies of music before ca. 1800, including performance practice, organology, and cultural studies. The series is sponsored by the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Early Music Institute, which offers a comprehensive program in historical performance practice with additional focus on archival materials and theoretical studies. Contributors to the PEMI series include, but are not limited to, the internationally-recognized faculty members and affiliates of the EMI. The series welcomes submissions from all scholars of early music instruments, composers, and repertory. Inquiries and submissions may be sent to series editor Paul Elliott at You may also contact IU Press Sponsoring Editor Raina Polivka at


Before the Chinrest

A Violinist's Guide to the Mysteries of Pre-Chinrest Technique and Style

Stanley Ritchie

Paperback  $34.95 
ebook  $28.99 

A Catalog of Music for the Cornett

Michael Collver and Bruce Dickey

Paperback  $19.95 

Clavichord for Beginners

Joan Benson

Paperback  $50.00 
ebook  $42.99 

The French Noel

With an Anthology of 1725 Arranged for Flute Duet

Betty Bang Mather and Gail Gavin

Paperback  $22.95 

Georg Muffat on Performance Practice

The Texts from Florilegium Primum, Florilegium Secundum, and Auserlesene Instrumentalmusik—A New Translation with Commentary

Georg Muffat (1653-1704), Edited and translated by David K. Wilson from a collation prepared by Ingeborg Harer, Yvonne Luisi-Weichsel, Ernest Hoetzl, and Thomas Binkley

Paperback  $21.95 

Historical Harpsichord Technique

Developing La douceur du toucher

Yonit Lea Kosovske

cloth  $34.95 
ebook  $28.95 

The History of the Pianoforte

A Documentary in Sound

Eva Badura-Skoda

DVD  $30.00 

The Italian Cantata in Vienna

Entertainment in the Age of Absolutism

Lawrence Bennett

cloth  $60.00 
ebook  $54.99 

The Lira da Braccio

Sterling Scott Jones

Paperback  $24.95 

Luis Milán on Sixteenth-Century Performance Practice

Luis Gásser, Foreword by George Houle

Paperback  $26.99 

Meantone Temperaments on Lutes and Viols

David Dolata


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Music Education in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Edited by Russell E. Murray, Jr., Susan Forscher Weiss, and Cynthia J. Cyrus

cloth  $52.00 
ebook  $25.45 

The Notation Is Not the Music

Reflections on Early Music Practice and Performance

Barthold Kuijken

cloth  $35.00 
ebook  $25.99 

Ockeghem’s Missa cuiusvis toni

In Its Original Notation and Edited in All the Modes

With an Introduction by George Houle

Paperback  $39.95 

A Performer's Guide to Renaissance Music

Second Edition

Edited by Jeffery Kite-Powell

cloth  $49.95 
ebook  $44.99 

A Performer's Guide to Seventeenth-Century Music

Second Edition

Edited by Stewart Carter, Revised and Expanded by Jeffery Kite-Powell

cloth  $49.95 
ebook  $41.99 

Well-Tempered Woodwinds

Friedrich von Huene and the Making of Early Music in a New World

Geoffrey Burgess

cloth  $45.00 
ebook  $44.99