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Music in the Renaissance

Music in the Renaissance

  • Author: Freedman, Richard
  • Author: Frisch, Walter

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Contents

  • Part I : Beginnings
  • 1. Music and the Cultures of the Renaissance
  • 2. Learning to Be a Musician
  • Part II : Before 1500
  • 3. Music at Court and a Songbook for Beatrice
  • 4. Piety, Devotion, and Ceremony
  • 5. Structures and Symbols in Cantus Firmus and Canon
  • Part III : Around 1500
  • 6. Number, Medicine, and Magic
  • 7. Music and the Ideal Courtier
  • 8. Josquin des Prez and the "Perfect Art"
  • 9. Scribes, Printers, and Owners
  • Part IV : After 1500
  • 10. Music and the Literary Imagination
  • 11. Music and the Crisis of Belief
  • 12. The Arts of Improvisation, Embellishment, and Variation
  • 13. Empire, Exploration, and Encounter
  • 14. Tradition and Innovation around 1600