Music in the Renaissance / Richard Freedman.

Author
Freedman, Richard, 1957- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : W. W. Norton, c2013.
Description
xix, 258, A27 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Music and the cultures of the Renaissance -- Learning to be a musician -- Music at court and a songbook for Beatrice -- Piety, devotion, and ceremony -- Structures and symbols in cantus firmus and canon -- Number, medicine, and magic -- Music and the ideal courtier -- Josquin de Prez and the "perfect art" -- Scribes, printers, and owners -- Music and the literary imagination -- Music and the crisis of belief -- The arts of improvisation, embellishment, and variation -- Empire, exploration, and encounter -- Tradition and innovation around 1600 -- Glossary.
ISBN
  • 9780393929164 (pbk.)
  • 0393929167 (pbk.)
LCCN
2012038785
OCLC
807025390
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