Early Music History: Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Music

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Overview

Early Music History is devoted to the study of music from the early Middle Ages to the end of the seventeenth century. The scope is exceptionally broad and includes manuscript studies, textual criticism, iconography, studies of the relationship between words and music, and the relationship between music and society. Articles in volume 19 include: Ritual and Ceremony in the Spanish Royal Chapel, c. 1559-c. 1561; Urban Minstrels in Late Medieval Southern France; Mapping the Soundscapes: Church Music in English Towns 1450-1550; A New Look at Old-Roman Chant.

Contributors:
Bernadette Nelson, Gretchen Peters, Magnus Williamson, Andrew Wathey, Kenneth Levy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521104296
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/19/2009
  • Series: Early Music History Series , #2
  • Pages: 412
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Music notation in Archivio San Pietro and in the Farfa Breviary John Boe; 2. The sources and significance of the Orpheus myth in Musica Enchiriadis and Regino of Prum's Epistola de harmonica institutione Susan Boynton; 3. Rinuccini the craftsman: a view of his L'Arianna Bojan Bujic; 4. Ferdinand of Aragon's entry into Valladolid in 1513: the triumph of a Christian king Tess Knighton and Carmen Morte; 5. 'Premierement ma baronnie de Chasteauneuf': Jean de Ockeghem treasurer of St Martin's in Tours Agostino Magro; 6. Diplomacy and musical patronage: Virginia, Guidubaldo II, Maximilian II, 'lo Streggino' and others Franco Piperno; 7. Citation and allusion in the late Ars nova: the case of Esperance and the En attendant songs Yolanda Plumley; Review.
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