Music, Patronage and Printing in Late Renaissance Florence

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One of two collections of essays by Carter (U. of London) for the series, the other to be called . The 18 essays here, reproduced from original publications between 1978 and 1996, include discussions of aspects of the life and works of Jacopo Peri (1561-1633), a Florentine wedding of 1608, new facts and new music concerning Giulio Caccine (1551-1918), another promoter of the 1582 Rassettatura of the , the music trade in late 16th-century Florence, the bookshop of Piero di Giuliano Morosi as a window into music selling in late 16th-century Florence, and three new documents from the Cinquecento illuminating music at the Duomo in Pistoia. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780860788171
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 5/1/2000
  • Series: Variorum Collected Studies
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 8.82 (w) x 5.91 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Acknowledgments xi
I Jacopo Peri (1561-1633): Aspects of his Life and Works (Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association 105. London, 1978-79) 50
II Jacopo Peri (Music & Letters 61. Oxford, 1980) 121
III Jacopo Peri's Euridice (1600): A Contextual Study (The Music Review 43. Cambridge, 1982) 83
IV A Florentine Wedding of 1608 (Acta musiologica 55. Kassel, 1983) 89
V Serate musicali in Early Seventeenth-Century Florence: Girolamo Montesardo's L'allegre notti di Fiorenza (1608) (Renaissance Studies in Honor of Craig Hugh Smyth, ed. A. Morrogh, F. Superbi Gioffredi, P. Morselli and E. Borsook, vol. 1. Florence, 1985) 555
VI Giulio Caccini (1551-1618): New Facts, New Music (Studi musicali 16. Rome, 1987) 13
VII Music and Patronage in Late Sixteenth-Century Florence: The Case of Jacopo Corsi (1561-1602) (I Tatti Studies: Essays in the Renaissance 1. Florence, 1985) 57
VIII Non occorre nominare tanti musici: Private Patronage and Public Ceremony in Late Sixteenth-Century Florence (I Tatti Studies: Essays in the Renaissance 4. Florence, 1985) 89
IX Another Promoter of the 1582 'Rassettatura' of the Decameron (The Modern Language Review 81. London, 1986) 893
X The Music Trade in Late Sixteenth-Century Florence (Atti del XIV congresso della Societa Internazionale di Musicologia: trasmissione e recezione delle forme di cultura musicale (Bologna 27 Agosto-1 Settembre 1987; Ferrara-Parma, 30 Agosto 1987); I, Round Tables, ed. A. Pompilio, D. Restani, L. Bianconi and F. A. Gallo. Turin, 1991) 288
XI Music-Printing in Late Sixteenth- and Early Seventeenth-Century Florence: Giorgio Marescotti and Zanobi Pignoni (Early Music History 9. Cambridge, 1989) 27
XII Music-Selling in Late Sixteenth-Century Florence: The Bookshop of Piero di Giuliano Morosi (Music & Letters 70. Oxford, 1989) 483
XIII Music at the Duomo in Pistoia: Three New Documents from the Cinquecento (Musica franca: Essays in Honor of Frank A. d'Accone, ed. I. Alm, A. McLamore and C. Reardon. Stuyvesant, NY, 1996) 99
Index 1
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