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Music and musicians in Renaissance Rome and other courts
Sherr, Richard.
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Publication Information:
Aldershot ; Brookfield, USA : Ashgate Variorum, [1999]

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1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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ML3033.8.R66 S5 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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The focus of this book is the musical institutions of the 16th century, above all the papal chapel and the music that was performed there.

Table of Contents

Musicians, Music and Performance Practice at the Papal Court
Musicians: Archival Studies: Notes on some papal documents in Paris
A note on the biography of Juan del Encina
New archival data concerning the chapel of Clement VII
From the diary of a 16th-century papal singer
A letter from Paolo Animuccia: a composer's response to the Council of Trent
Music: Notes on the biography and music of Bertrandus Vaqueras (ca.1450-1507)
The relationship between a Vatican source of the Gloria of Josquin's Missa de Beata Virgine and Petrucci's print
Illibata dei virgo nutrix and Josquin's Roman style
The Medici coat of arms in a motet for Leo X
Ceremonies for Holy Week, papal commissions, and madness(?) in early 16th-century Rome
Performance Practice: The singers of the Papal Chapel and liturgical ceremonies in the early 16th century: some documentary evidence
Speculations on repertory, performance practice, and ceremony in the Papal Chapel in the early 16th century
Performance practice in the Papal Chapel during the 16th century
Competence and incompetence in the papal choir in the age of Palestrina
Archival Studies: Other Renaissance Courts and Cities
Mantua: Mecenatismo musicale a Mantova: le nozze di Vincenzo Gonzaga e Margherita Farnese
Guglielmo Gonzaga and the castrati
The publications of Guglielmo Gonzaga
Florence: Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, as a patron of music
Verdelot in Florence, Coppini in Rome, and the singer 'La Fiore'
France: The membership of the chapels of Louis XII and Anne de Bretagne in the years preceding their deaths
Loreto: A canon, a choirboy, and homosexuality in late 16th-century Italy: a case study