Music and instruments of the Elizabethan age : the Eglantine Table / edited by Michael Fleming, Christopher Page.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Woodbridge, Suffolk : The Boydell Press, 2021.
Description
xviii, 291 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm

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Editor
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introducing the Eglantine Table -- Part 1, Silent things: The Table : models and artistic context / Anthony Wells-Cole. Botany, the Table and Hardwick New Hall / Claire Preston. The playing cards and gaming boards / Patrick Ball. The writing implements / Jason Scott-Warren -- Part 2, Music and instruments: The music in ataff notation / John Milsom. The book of lute tablature / Matthew Spring. 'A full and lively pourtraiture' : the Table as evidence for Tudor musical instruments / Michael Fleming and Christopher Page. The bowed instruments and bows / Michael Fleming. The gittern or guitar / Chistopher Page. The cittern / Peter Forrester. The lute / Matthew Spring. The harp / Karen Loomis. The wind instruments / Jeremy Montagu with Graham Wells -- Part 3, Broader views of the Eglantine Table: The Table and the music of the 1560s / John Milsom. Pipers, Fiddlers and the musical lives of the majority / Christopher Marsh. Tables of the mind / Edward Wilson-Lee -- Appendix 1. The renovation of the Eglantine Table by Tankerdale Ltd, 1996 / report by John Hartley and Robin Merrifield -- Apprendix 2. The Table in the context of furnishings in Bess of Hardwick's houses / Christopher Rowell.
ISBN
  • 9781783274215 (hardback)
  • 1783274212 (hardback)
OCLC
1242822540
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