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Aspects of medieval and renaissance music

Gustave Reese

Aspects of medieval and renaissance music

a birthday offering to Gustave Reese

by Gustave Reese

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEd. by Jan LaRue.
ContributionsLaRue, Jan.
The Physical Object
Pagination891 p. :
Number of Pages891
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21526209M

The movement was inspired by the writings of the critic John Ruskin and spearheaded by the work of William Morrisa friend of the Pre-Raphaelites and a former apprentice to Gothic-revival architect G. Therefore, novice cannot be taken in its basic meaning, that is, someone without any vocal technique or listening culture; rather was it someone who, like they used to say, doesn't understand what he is singing, that is, is not experienced in the subtleties of hexachords and thus may misplace the semitones at first sight. Main articles: Renaissance of the 12th century and Islamic world contributions to Medieval Europe New technological discoveries allowed the development of Gothic architecture The Renaissance of the 12th century was a period of many changes at the outset of the High Middle Ages. The notorious Eglinton Tournament of attempted to revive the medieval grandeur of the monarchy and aristocracy.

I,3 The Renaissance also witnessed the embrace of sweet true harmony in place of dry shell harmony. The 16th century also saw the birth of the madrigal : secular not religious songs which were often about love. Like the middle ages, the baroque period which followed the renaissance was defined much later, not until the late 19th and early 20th century. Please explore the menus at the top for more specific information. I'm not quite happy, however, with the somewhat simple and misleading definition of the expression musica ficta also given on the back coverthat is, the execution of unwritten alterations, but, of course, everything comes back to normal in the course of the book, with more precise statements.

It was supported by the scholars of the Carolingian courtnotably Alcuin of York [9] For moral betterment the Carolingian renaissance reached for models drawn from the example of the Christian Roman Empire of the 4th century. Other notable scholastics "schoolmen" included Roscelin and Peter Lombard. Proposals of any kind should consist of a title and an abstract of c. The Old Church Slavonic language was declared as official in the same year. We not only have a great many examples of dance music for pavans, galliards, voltas, branles, almains, and corantos, all clearly written out for specific instruments, particularly the lute, but we also have the dance steps, too, thanks to the publication of dance instruction books in France and Italy.


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Aspects of medieval and renaissance music book

The most important music of the early Renaissance was compose for use by the church—polyphonic made up of several simultaneous melodies masses and motets in Latin for important churches and court chapels. Secular music none-religious music.

During this period there was an increase of literaturewritingarts, architecture and liturgical reforms. A companion anthology is available that includes scores for many of the examples discussed in the book.

The Carolingian Renaissance was a period of intellectual and cultural revival in the Carolingian Empire occurring from the late eighth century to the ninth century, as the first of three medieval renaissances. Musical inventiveness The inventiveness of renaissance musicians was highly prized, including the skill of extempore improvisation on a given musical theme.

A consort was a range of sizes and therefore pitches of the same instrument playing their parts together, for example the viol consortcrumhorn consort or lute consort. The maximum length is words for the Session proposal and words for each of the individual papers. Alcuin led this effort and was responsible for the writing of textbooks, creation of word lists, and establishing the trivium and quadrivium as the basis for education.

Musical notation was now more uniform and widely understood than in the medieval period due to a more literate population, and tablature became the most popular way of writing music for plucked and sometimes bowed string instruments, such as the lute and viola da gamba.

At the same time, on second thoughts I don't find so obvious that modernists like Vicentino would have asked explicit notation of all the alterations just because they wished to write a few ones outside the limits of the hexachordal system: strictly speaking, wouldn't it have been enough to write only the latter ones?

Broadside ballad buyers would either know the tune already, or learn it from the ballad-mongers, who would sing their wares in the street.

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Charlemagne's Admonitio generalis and his Epistola de litteris colendis served as manifestos. The increased contact with the Islamic world in Spain and Sicilythe Crusadesthe Reconquistaas well as increased contact with Byzantiumallowed Europeans to seek and translate the works of Hellenic and Islamic philosophers and scientistsespecially the works of Aristotle.

I'm not quite happy, however, with the somewhat simple and misleading definition of the expression musica ficta also given on the back coverthat is, the execution of unwritten alterations, but, of course, everything comes back to normal in the course of the book, with more precise statements.

Finding articles in Italian Studies These are the major databases for finding articles related to Italian Studies. As a third consequence, in other renaissance countries anything Italian was seen as The Best Thing Since Ancient Rome: Italian musical styles were avidly copied, Italian polyphony flourished and spread across Europe in the guise of the madrigal, and one English renaissance lutenist, John Cooper, Italianised his name to … Giovanni Coprario!

Apart from depopulation and other factors, most classical scientific treatises of classical antiquitywritten in Greekhad become unavailable. The 16th century also saw the birth of the madrigal : secular not religious songs which were often about love.

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They are useful for us because they tell us how music sounded in those days and what people thought about it. While the impetus for the renaissance necessarily came from Italy, there were no classical Roman or Greek models to follow in music. There were lots of other secular songs such as the chansoncanzonetta and villanelle.

The development of medieval universities allowed them to aid materially in the translation and propagation of these texts and started a new infrastructure which was needed for scientific communities.

We are still especially keen to hear from anyone interested in putting together a themed session of 3 or two sessions of 6 papers. From the last quarter of the 15th century, lute players started using bare fingers instead of quills and the lute became the most esteemed of all instruments: now one solo player was capable of playing polyphony several independent musical lines being sung or played at the same time.

An essential book, which might well become a bible about this question! This does not mean that music was slow in those days, it was just the way it was written. Hover your mouse over the title of each entry for more detailed information JSTOR Provides access to an archive of very important scholarly journals, primarily in the humanities and social sciences.

Key signatures had not yet been invented. It was supported by the scholars of the Carolingian courtnotably Alcuin of York [9] For moral betterment the Carolingian renaissance reached for models drawn from the example of the Christian Roman Empire of the 4th century.The renaissance marked a turning point for European culture.

Beginning in Italy in the 14 th century, its influence spread across Europe, affecting all aspects of culture, including music. But it was in England that the sound of the renaissance first developed, spreading out to Burgundy, Italy, and then back to England in new forms.

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Read this book on Questia. Although Dr. Bukofzer's main field of study was medieval and Renaissance music, he made important contributions in other areas too, such as a monograph on Javanese music, and an edition of the complete works of John Dunstable.

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