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Humanism in Italian Renaissance musical thought / Claude V. Palisca
Bib ID 5755578
Format BookBook
Author
Palisca, Claude V
 
Description New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, c1985 
xiii, 471 p. : ill., music ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0300033028
Series

Collection of Jamie and Michael Kassler.

Full contents
  • Introduction : an Italian Renaissance in music?
  • The rediscovery of the ancient sources
  • The earliest musical humanists : Pietro d'Abano
  • The earliest musical humanists : Giorgio Valla
  • The earliest musical humanists : Carlo Valgulio. The proem to Plutarch's De musica ; A reply to an opponent of music ; The translation of the De musica of Plutarch
  • The early translators : Burana, Leoniceno, Augio. Giovanni Francesco Burana ; Nicolò Leoniceno ; Giovanni Battista Augio
  • Angonio Gogava. Ptolemy's harmonics ; Pseudo-Aristotle's De audibilibus ; Aristoxenus' Harmonic elements ; Bottrigari's corrections
  • Harmonies and disharmonies of the spheres. Ugolino of Orvieto ; Giorgio Anselmi ; Franchino Gaffurio ; Gioseffo Zarlino ; Johannes Tinctoris ; Francisco de Salinas ; Giovanni Battista Benedetti ; Celestial harmony as myth and metaphor
  • Gaffurio as a humanist
  • The ancient Musica speculativa and Renaissance musical science. Franchino Gaffurio ; Ramos de Pareja ; Giovanni Spataro ; Lodovico Fogliano ; Gioseffo Zarlino ; Francisco de Salinas ; Girolamo Fracastoro ; Giovanni Battista Benedetti ; Girolamo Mei and Vincenzo Galilei
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 435-451) and index.

Inscribed by the author to Jamie Kassler.

Subjects Renaissance -- Italy.  |  Humanism -- Italy  |  Music -- Italy -- 15th century -- History and criticism.  |  Music -- Italy -- 16th century -- History and criticism.  |  Italian music Influence of humanism, ca 1430-ca 1600

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