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The Florentine Camerata : documentary studies and translations / Claude V. Palisca
Bib ID 1680831
Format BookBook
Author
Palisca, Claude V
 
Description New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, c1989 
vi, 234 p. : facsims., music ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0300039166 (alkaline paper)
Series

Music theory translation series

Collection of Jamie and Michael Kassler (YY 2011-10408)

Full contents
  • The Florentine Camerata
  • The proem on Plutarch's Musica to Titus Pyrrhinus / by Carlo Valgulio
  • The letter to Vincenzo Galilei of 8 May 1572 / from Girolamo Mei
  • The Discourse addressed to Giulio Caccini, called the Roman, on ancient music and good singing / by Giovanni Bardi
  • The discourse on how tragedy should be performed / by Giovanni Bardi(?)
  • Three scientific essays. Discourse concerning the various opinions that the three most famous sects of ancient musicians had concerning the matter of sounds and tunings ; A special discourse concerning the diversity of the ratios of the diapason ; A special discourse concerning the unison / by Vincenzo Galiliei
  • The prescriptions for intermedi / by Giovanni Battista Strozzi the Younger.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

English and Italian.

Inscribed by the author to Jamie Kassler.

Subjects Music theory -- History -- 16th century.  |  Music, Greek and Roman -- Instruction and study -- Early works to 1800.  |  Camerata (Group of music theorists)

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