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Music of the Renaissance

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History, Medieval & Renaissance music (c 1000 to c 1600), c 1500 to c 1600, Social Science, Pop Arts / Pop Culture, Sociology, Europe, History & Criticism - General, Popular Culture - General, World - General, Music / General, 15th century, 16th century, History and criticism,
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“ Music of the Renaissance  is a fascinating discourse on the cultural and aesthetic relationships that characterize musical thought and practice from roughly the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries. It is a brilliant piece of work that packs a world of information into a Author: Laurenz Lütteken.

This is a fine book on a wonderful period in music history. The Renaissance era produced a revolution in music and many of us feel that this era was a high point in liturgical music. The music of this period was the subject of a great deal of research and performance in the s, s, and s, but has fallen off somewhat in the past decade or by:   Provides an overview of the place of music in Renaissance society.

Explains the most significant features of the music, and the distinguishing characteristics of each of the leading Renaissance composers. Emphasizes the music itself — what it was like, and how it changed.

Features many musical by: 2. “ Music of the Renaissance is a fascinating discourse on the cultural and aesthetic relationships that characterize musical thought and practice from roughly the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries.

I It is a brilliant piece of work that packs a. A complete analysis of the development of music during the Renaissance including a discussion of the contributions made by each country., Music in the Renaissance, Gustave Reese, For this study, the most fitting method has seemed to be one that might, with Browning in mind, be called the Ring and the Book technique.

Part I deals at some length with the central musical language of the 15th and 16th centuries, which was developed in France, Italy, and the Low Countries, while Part II deals primarily with the music of other lands/5. Music in the Age of the Renaissance, written by one of the country's leading scholars, brings to life the musical styles and genres that mark this humanistic period of artistic and scientific revolution.

In his compelling treatment of how the music was developed and transmitted, Professor Leeman Perkins grounds his narrative firmly in political, religious, social, and cultural Cited by: Provides an overview of the place of music in Renaissance society. Explains the most significant features of the music, and the distinguishing characteristics of each of the leading Renaissance composers.

Emphasizes the music itself -- what it was like, and how it changed. Features many musical examples/5. Renaissance Music, by Allan W. Atlas, is a formidable new addition to Norton’s Introduction to Music History series. Focused foremost on the Music of the Renaissance book and then on the social, political, and economic forces that combined to produce it, this book is the ideal undergraduate textbook for music history classes covering the period from c.

to c. Cited by: The Book of the Courtier by Baldassare Castiglione is essentially about Castiglione himself; in it the author delineates the characteristics of a perfect gentleman. Music Renaissance music took great liberties with musical form.

In the most popular Music of the Renaissance book was French and secular. A history of Renaissance music focused on the music itself and the social and institutional contexts that shaped musical genres and performance. This book provides a complete overview of music in the 15th and 16th Centuries.

It explains the most significant features of the music and the distinguishing characteristics of Renaissance composers (in Europe and the New World).

Provides an overview of the place of music in Renaissance society. Explains the most significant features of the music, and the distinguishing characteristics of each of the leading Renaissance composers.

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Emphasizes the music itself -- what it was like, and how it changed. Features many musical examples. Performing Renaissance Music—together with Shrock’s companion recording Renaissance Reborn—is an insightful, colorful, and comprehensive portrait, certain to assist anyone who seeks to better understand the music of the great Renaissance composers.

This book is a vital resource for any conductor, performer, or aficionado of Renaissance music. In the Renaissance, music became a vehicle for personal expression. Composers found ways to make vocal music more expressive of the texts they were setting.

Secular music absorbed techniques from sacred music, and vice versa. Popular secular forms such as the chanson and madrigal spread throughout Europe.

(From the Fifth Book of Madrigals, 1st piece: Cruda Amarilli. Performed by MIT Chamber Chorus, Cutter. CC BY via Wikimedia Commons) As the period progressed, the secular music pushed the boundaries a bit more and laid the foundation for functional harmony (major and minor keys).Composers tried to get increasing emotion into the pieces.

Secular Renaissance music was mostly vocal music. Music was an essential part of civic, religious, and courtly life in the Renaissance.

The rich interchange of ideas in Europe, as well as political, economic, and religious events in the period – led to major changes in styles of composing, methods of disseminating music, new musical genres, and the development of musical instruments. After an introductory essay on the cultural backdrop of the Renaissance, narrative chapters provide an overview of Renaissance music, recreate the lives of Renaissance musicians, describe the.

Introduction. Renaissance music is music written in Europe during the Renaissance. Consensus among music historians–with notable dissent–has been to start the era aroundwith the end of the medieval era, and to close it aroundwith the beginning of the baroque period, therefore commencing the musical Renaissance about a hundred years after the beginning of the Renaissance.

The Renaissance: an introduction to the historical period --An introduction to Renaissance music --The life of a Renaissance musician --Musical genres of the Renaissance --Music and dance in Renaissance Society --Musical instruments --Music printing and publishing in the Renaissance.

Responsibility: Giulio Ongaro ; David Brinkman, advisory editor. Eisenstein’s book is, in many ways, a classic male book: a fat, complicated tome about the emergence of the printing press in the mid-to-late fifteenth century.

It’s vast and it really makes you work hard. There aren’t really that many readable books on the Renaissance for the general reader. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The Renaissance was not a spontaneous cultural explosion, but rather an evolution and cross-fertilization of artistic, philosophical, and scientific principles.

This reference presents and examines the rich and varied world of music in Renaissance Europe. Book three focuses on defining musical harmonies, including consonance and dissonance, intervals (including the problems of just tuning), their relations to string length which was a discovery made by Pythagoras, and what makes music pleasurable to listen to in his opinion.

In the fourth book Kepler presents a metaphysical basis for this system. Elizabethan Keyboard Music.

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A popular instrument was the virginal, and a famous collection was the 'Fitzwilliam Virginal Book', which contained over pieces for the virginal. A lot of the music was programmatic (It tells a story, is descriptive), e.g. 'The King's Hunt', by John Bull.

The Main Characteristics of Renaissance Music. Where previous accounts of the Renaissance have not fully acknowledged the role that music played in this decisive period of cultural history, Laurenz L tteken merges historical music analysis with the analysis of the other arts to provide a richer context for the emergence and evolution of creative cultures across civilizations.

This fascinating panorama foregrounds music as a substantial. Social background in Burgundy () and in the French crown lands (reign of Charles VI); French music between Machaut and Dufay; Italian music of the early Quattrocento -- Composers, mainly of northern France, in the period of Dufay -- Music of France and the Low Countries in the period of Busnois and Ockeghem; an outpost at Naples -- The.

An even more clear line is drawn in the Renaissance between music for the Church (sacred) and music used at Court for example (secular). Masses formed a central part of Renaissance composers output, settings of the Latin text from the Bible.

The masses would have been sung by an all-male choir, consisting of Bass, Tenors and Counter-tenors. Music and humanism: The Flemish and the Italians --The Franco-Flemish tradition goes on --The academies and musical life in Italy --The musician's livelihood --The Northerners in Italy --The Frottola and the Villanella --The Madrigal --The Madrigalists --Sacred plays, intermedios, pastorals --Religious music: The mass and the motet --Palestrina.

The music in this book was drawn from three important lute manuscripts: The Rowallan Lute Book (c. ) for course lute, The Wemyss Lute Book (c.

) for course lute, and The Balcarres Lute Book (c. ) for course lute in d minor tuning. Original spelling is retained in the titles with the often-fanciful end result still legible. The Renaissance was a fervent period of European cultural, artistic, political and economic “rebirth” following the Middle Ages.

Generally described as taking. Magic enjoyed a vigorous revival in sixteenth-century Europe, attaining a prestige lost for over a millennium and becoming, for some, a kind of universal philosophy. Renaissance music also suggested a form of universal knowledge through renewed interest in two ancient themes: the Pythagorean and Platonic "harmony of the celestial spheres" and the legendary effects of the music of bards like.

Harold Gleason and Warren Becker, Music in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (Music Literature Outlines Series I). Bloomington, Indiana. Frangipani Press, ISBN X; Lewis Lockwood, "Mass" The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, ed.

Stanley Sadie. 20 vol. London, Macmillan Publishers Ltd., ISBN   Music reflected the Renaissance emphasis on secular and individual concerns. New instruments were developed, and music became part of popular culture.

The Great Schism had damaged the prestige of the church.I. Music and the History of Ideas 1.

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Music History and Its Relation to the History of Ideas 2. The Concept of Physical and Musical Space in the Renaissance (A Preliminary Sketch) 3. Music in the Culture of the Renaissance 4. Musical Genius: Evolution and Origins of a Concept 5.

Taste, Style, and Ideology in Eighteenth-Century Music 6.