Temple, Michele Books

Michele Temple received her MA in musicology from Cleveland State University. She is a performer in early music ensembles and duos, as well as standard classical work as a soloist, accompanist, in chamber ensembles and a University Baroque Orchestra. She has made recordings, and also gives private music instruction, in addition to conducting and arranging music for small ensembles of various instruments.

Middle Eastern Influence on Late Medieval Italian Dances
2001 0-7734-7428-5
This work focuses on eight of the dances, the ‘istampittas,’ linked etymologically to the ‘estampie,’ a French dance, whose origins are here examined with an eye toward Italian and French music and civilization, as well as the music and society of the Arabs.