Music and Musicians in Renaissance Cities and Towns

Music and Musicians in Renaissance Cities and Towns

by Fiona Kisby



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521661713
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/28/2001
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Fiona Kisby is Research Fellow at the Department of Music, Royal Holloway College, University of London.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: urban history, musicology and cities and towns in Renaissance Europe Fiona Kisby; 2. Music and urban culture in Austria - comparing profiles Reinhard Strohm; 3. Magnificence as civic image: music and ceremonial space in Early Modern Venice Iain Fenlon; 4. Secular music in the Burgh of Haddington, 1530-1640 John J. McGavin; 5. Civic subsidy and musicians in Southern France during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries: a comparison of Montpellier, Toulouse and Avignon Gretchen Peters; 6. Masses, Morris and metrical psalms: music in the English parish, c. 1400-1600 Beat Kümin; 7. The role of religious guilds in the cultivation of ritual polyphony in England: the case of Louth, 1450-1550 Magnus Williamson; 8. Academic colleges in the Oxford community, 1400-1550 Beth Anne Lee-De Amici; 9. Music and court in Charles V's Valladolid, 1517-1539 Soterraña Aguirre Rincón; 10. Change and continuity in the Reformation period: church music in North German Towns, 1500-1600 Joachim Kremer; 11. Cathedral music, city and state: music in Reformation and political change at Christ Church cathedral, Dublin Barra Boydell; 12. Singers and scribes in the secular churches of Brussels Barbara Haggh; 13. Music and moonlighting: the cathedral choirmen of Early Modern England, 1558-1649 James Saunders; 14. Urban musical life in the European colonies: examples from Spanish America, 1530-1650 Egberto Bermúdez; Index.

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