Papal Music and Musicians in Late Medieval and Renaissance Rome

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This book collects twelve of the papers given at a conference held at the Library of Congress on 1-3 April 1993, when a group of distinguished scholars gathered to consider music in medieval and renaissance Rome. The volume presents a series of wide-ranging and original treatments of music written for and performed in the papal court from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century.
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Overview


This book collects twelve of the papers given at a conference held at the Library of Congress on 1-3 April 1993, when a group of distinguished scholars gathered to consider music in medieval and renaissance Rome. The volume presents a series of wide-ranging and original treatments of music written for and performed in the papal court from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198164173
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 2/28/1998
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 6.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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Smith College
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
List of Musical Examples
List of Contributors
Abbreviations
Howard Mayer Brown (1930-1993) 1
1 Early Papal Motets 1
App Music for Popes John XXII to Eugene IV
2 The Papal Chapels and Italian Sources of Polyphony during the Great Schism 44
App A Provisional List of Papal Singers of Roman and Pisan Obedience, 1378-1415
3 Music for the Papal Chapel in the Early Fifteenth Century 93
App The Hymns of Guillaume Du Fay
4 Liturgical (and Paraliturgical) Music in the Papal Chapel towards the End of the Fifteenth Century: A Repertory in Embryo 125
5 The Evolution of a Canon at the Papal Chapel: The Importance of Old Music in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries 138
App The Anonymous Lumen ad revelationem in CS 46
6 Traditions in the Repertory of the Papal Choir in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries 167
7 Strange Obituaries: The Historical Uses of the per obitum Supplication 177
8 A Curious Incident in the Institutional History of the Papal Choir 187
App Documents Concerning the College of Singers
9 Josquin in Rome: Some Evidence from the Masses 213
10 A Virtuoso Singer at Ferrara and Rome: The Case of Bidon 224
App Two Letters of 1517 from Antonio Collebaudi, alias Bidon, to Duke Alfonso I d'Este
11 Who Wrote Ninot's Chansons? 240
App. A Early Sources of Music by Ninot le Petit
App. B Catalogue of Ninot's Secular Works by Earliest Extant Source
12 Palestrina at Work 270
App Inventory of Rome, San Giovanni in Laterano, Codex 59
Bibliography 301
Index 321
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