Music in Renaissance Florence studies and documents by Frank A D"Accone

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StatementFrank A. D"Accone
SeriesVariorum collected studies series -- CS856, Collected studies -- CS856
LC ClassificationsML290.8.F6 D33 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17206888M
ISBN 100754659003
ISBN 109780754659006
LC Control Number2006042741

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Book Description. Based on previously unpublished documents, Frank D'Accone sets the background for the musical efflorescence that occurred in Florence in the later 15th century and the emergence in the early 16th century of a new Florentine school of composers.

The Renaissance is a term that refers to the historical, cultural, and artistic movement that developed first in Italy and then quickly spread throughout the rest of Europe, from the fourteenth to the seventeenth various disciplines differed considerably from area to area.

This movement was characterized by the emergence of a new way of looking at life and the revival of studies. This is a seminal work on the subject of Renaissance Florence.

It has been cited as a recommended book in Mainstream of Civilization (Chodorow), and has been cited in American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature. It is a good introduction to Florence, covering the years to /5(19). While Florence itself needs no introduction as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the music of Florence may, in fact, need such an introduction.

The city was at the heart of much of the entire Western musical tradition. It was here that the Florentine Camerata convened in the midth century and experimented with setting tales of Greek mythology to music and staging the result—in Music awards: Sanremo Music Festival (festival.

Renaissance (rĕnəsäns´, –zäns´) [Fr.,=rebirth], term used to describe the development of Western civilization that marked the transition from medieval to modern times. This article is concerned mainly with general developments and their impact in the fields of science, rhetoric, literature, and music.

I read this book in college as part of an art history class, Art and Politics of Renaissance Florence. The book is very informative about the social, cultural, and political aspects of Rensaissance Florence, but it is dry. I could barely get through it and ended up skimming most of it/5. Novelist, broadcaster and critic Sarah Dunant is the author of eight novels.

Her latest, The Birth of Venus, is a tale of art, passion and politics set in Renaissance : Guardian Staff. This is a riveting book about the massive role the Medicis and Florence played in not only the wonderful art and architecture of the Renaissance, but also the emergence of what today we call science.

And, there’s great perspective on the concurrent vicious political machinations of the powerful families and willing and enabling corruption of /5(93). Florence is known as the cradle of the Renaissance and is still wonderfully preserved as a Renaissance city with a the wealth of Renaissance art and architecture that remain the city's unique why Florence.

This incredible cultural movement of the Renaissance transformed not only Florence but eventaully the rest of Europe, influencing all aspects of life: science, philosophy, art.

Get this from a library. Music in Renaissance Florence: studies and documents. [Frank A D'Accone] -- Based on previously unpublished documents, Frank D'Accone sets the background for the musical efflorescence that occurred in Florence in the later 15th century and the emergence in the early 16th.

Music and musicians at the Florentine monastery of Santa Trinita, --Una nuova fonte dell'Ars nova italiana, il codice di San Lorenzo, --Music and musicians at Santa Maria del Fiore in the early Quattrocento --The singers of San Giovanni in Florence during the 15th Century --Lorenzo the Magnificent and music --Sacred music in.

Music becomes a key part of the Renaissance in that it's wider to a greater audience, thanks to the introduction of the printing press. Music could now be distributed on a wider scale at a relatively cheap cost, and as a result, there was greater room for flexibility and different styles of music.

This book has been cited by the following publications. 'Plague and Music in the Renaissance does a fine job of presenting the pressures that plague put upon medical, theological, and civic understanding.

It beautifully outlines the manner in which Saint Sebastian became identified with the plague.' Music in Renaissance Florence Cited by: 1. First published in by Harper & Row, The Society of Renaissance Florence is an invaluable collection of original Florentine documents dating from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries and covering a wide range of subjects from taxes to social mobility, to family, death, and civic life, to violence, crime, and morality.

Also included are seldom seen documents/5(25). 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.

This collection of reprinted essays starts from the author's doctoral research on Jacopo Peri and the rise of opera and solo song in late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Florence. It extends to broader issues concerning music and patronage in the city as they affected individual composers, patrons and institutions, and thence to the.

Early Music Oxford, Part 2. Archival Studies: Other Renaissance Courts and Cities. Mecenatismo Musicale a Mantova: Le Nozze di Vicenzo Gonzaga e Margherita Farnese.

Rivista Italiana di Musicologia Florence, Gugliemo Gonzaga and the Castrati. Renaissance Quarterly New York, The Publications of Gugliemo Pages:   About the Book. In the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, the city of Florence experienced the most creative period in her entire history.

This book is an in-depth analysis of that dynamic community, focusing primarily on the years in an examination of the city's physical character, its economic and social structure and developments, its political and religious life, and its.

Moderately large as Italian cities went but produced a large amount of gifted individuals from years of Dante to the death of Machiavelli. Its history would be summarized in that of the Medici family. As Italy is the birthplace of the Renaissance in Europe, Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance in Italy.

A summary of Florence and the Medici () in 's Italian Renaissance (). Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Italian Renaissance () and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. The Renaissance really gets going in the early years of 15th century in Florence.

In this period, which we call the Early Renaissance, Florence is not a city in the unified country of Italy, as it is now. Instead, Italy was divided into many city-states (Florence, Milan, Venice etc.), each with their own government (some were ruled by despots.

Renaissance music is vocal and instrumental music written and performed in Europe during the Renaissance era. Consensus among music historians 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.

sical activity and demand for music. With the invention of the printing press, the first liturgical books were printed in and the first collection of polyphonic music was printed inmaking music more readily available. A Study Guide to Renaissance Music French, “rebirth.” Florence, Italy.

x, pages: 24 cm Includes bibliographical references and index Music in the Harlem Renaissance / Samuel A. Floyd, Jr. -- Vindication as a thematic principle in the writings of Alain Locke on the music of Black Americans / Paul Burgett -- Vocal concert music in the Harlem Renaissance / Rawn Spearman -- Harlem Renaissance ideals in the music of Robert Nathaniel Dett / Georgia A.

Ryder Pages:   Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi (c) From PRIMO LIBRO DELLA MUSICA A DUE VOCI [Milan, ] X. Capriccio a due voci - Vincenzo Galilei () From FRONIMO DIALOGO DI VINCENTIO. The Economy of Renaissance Florence will remain an indispensable point of reference and departure for research in the field for decades to come.

— Lawrin Armstrong. Renaissance and Reformation. An important model that will be impossible for any future student of Florence's economic history to ignore. — Franca R. Barricelli. Journal of World Author: Richard A. Goldthwaite. Elizabethan Keyboard Music. 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. The Family in Renaissance Florence: Book Three - Ebook written by Leon Battista Alberti.

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Book by Edwin Justus Mayer, based on his play The Firebrand Presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Limited. Kurt Weill’s rarely heard operetta, The Firebrand of Florence will be performed in its entirety.

Set in Renaissance Florence, Firebrand depicts the charmed life of famed sculptor, goldsmith and writer Benvenuto Cellini. Yet his. Music Education in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance; Edited by Russell E.

Murray, Jr., Susan Forscher Weiss, and Cynthia J. Cyrus ; Book; Published by: Indiana University Press; Series: Publications of the Early Music Institute. Renaissance Florence has often been described as the birthplace of modern individualism, as reflected in the individual genius of its great artists, scholars, and statesmen.

The historical research of recent decades has instead shown that Florentines during the Renaissance remained enmeshed in relationships of family, neighborhood, guild, patronage, and religion that, from.

“Singing in and around Florence Cathedral: Oral and Written, Local and Imported Traditions,” in Make a Joyful Noise: Renaissance Art and Music at Florence Cathedral, ed. Gary M. Radke, New Haven: Yale Univ. Press,   British Renaissance Music Th.

Morley - Dances for Broken Consort, from the Concert Lessons, Book 1 () - Duration: Goût des musique ancienneviews. Florence, Italian Firenze, Latin Florentia, city, capital of Firenze provincia (province) and Toscana regione (region), central city, located about miles ( km) northwest of Rome, is surrounded by gently rolling hills that are covered with villas and farms, vineyards, and ce was founded as a Roman military colony about the 1st century bce, and during its long.

an italian diplomat and writer who lived from to ; in published the most famous book of the renaissance, The Book of The Courtier. Described the ideal of a Renaissance man who was well versed in the Greek and Roman classics, and accomplished warrior, could play music, dance, and had a modest but confident personal demeanor.

“The most ambitious—and beautiful—book on Cosimo de’ Medici yet produced offers Renaissance scholarship a new term: ‘the patron’s oeuvre.’ Training her eye on the crafty and farsighted Cosimo, Kent, a well-known historian, provides for the first time an overview of the full range of his artistic commissions and attempts to.

‎The Medici Renaissance in Florence was written as my master degree's thesis project and is loaded with photos, professional videos, and interviews with Italian historians in Florence. The Medici Renaissance in Florence tells the story of how a few /5(11).

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Florence Mills was a figure of major importance in the Harlem Renaissance. Most of the scholarly texts dealing with the period give little indication of this as they tend to focus on the literary highlights and ignore the musicians and entertainers. Essay. 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.

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Humanism and Renaissance Music. poetry, grammar, rhetoric and history. This civic attitude was pervading the nobility of the Italian cities such as Florence, Venice, Naples, Rome, Siena, Urbino and Genoa. The focus of interest shifted from a pure adoration of deity and afterlife towards principles of a moral earthly life of humans, their.

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