an engaging and useful study Richard Wistreich, Early Music [a] subtle and coherent story ... No one who performs sixteenth-century music, and no one who cares about what this music sounded like or how they understood it back then, can afford to be without this ... book. Kenneth Kreitner, Performance Practice Review Ann Smith ... does an immense service to performers, and especially to students, not only by bringing relevant quotations together, but also by contextualizing them without in any other way over-simplifying their ambiguities. ...we should expect nothing less of someone who has devoted her working life to developing and imparting such understanding. Richard Wistreich, Early Music
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For almost forty years, 16th-century music - particularly on renaissance flutes - has been the focus of Anne Smith's work at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.