`As for reading pleasure, the book is full of illuminating formulations ... full also of surprises, amusing remarks, imaginative extrapolations.' Herman Sabbe, Musicae Scientiae, Vol III, no 2, Fall 1999
`Maconie explores a number of unusual trails and establishes some intriguing connections.' Piers Spencer, British Journal of Music
`Maconie's book is a beguiling ramble through all kinds of arcane lore' Ivan Hewitt, BBC Music
About the Author
is Professor of Music at Savannah College of Art and Design.