Overview:Book on Music - Tatti Renaissance Library (HUP) CONTINS PASS TO - [email protected] - Between 1485 and 1492, Cardinal Ascanio Sforza was the recipient of a music treatise composed for him by 'Florentius Musicus' (Florentius de Faxolis), who had served him in Naples and Rome. Now in Milan, the richly illuminated small parchment codex bears witness to the musical interests of the cardinal, himself an avid singer taught by Duke Ercole d'Este. Florentius, whose treatise, found in no other source, is edited here for the first time, evidently took the cardinal's predilections into account, for the "Book on Music" is unusual for its emphasis on 'the praises, power, utility, necessity, and effect of music': he devotes far more space to citations from classical and medieval authors than is the norm, and his elevated style shows that he aspires to appear as a humanist and not merely a technician. Likewise, the production quality of the manuscript indicates the acceptance of music's place within the high culture of the Quattrocento. The author's unusual insights into the musical thinking of his day are discussed in the ample commentary. The editors, a Renaissance musicologist (Bonnie Blackburn) and a classical scholar (Leofranc Holford-Strevens), have combined their disciplines to pay close attention both to Florentius' text and to his teachings.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603729650-9780674049437. It was written by the following authors: Bonnie J. Blackburn, Florentius de Faxolis, Leofranc Holford-Strevens. Book Book on Music - Tatti Renaissance Library (HUP) CONTINS PASS TO - [email protected], which can be read online, published by the company: Harvard University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Entertainment. The book was published on 2010-06-22 00:00:00. It has 304 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 496 g. File for download Book on Music - Tatti Renaissance Library (HUP) CONTINS PASS TO - [email protected] has PDF format and is called book-on-music-tatti-renaissance-library-hup-contins-pass-to-infoharvardup.co.uk.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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