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Music, Print and Culture in Early 16th Century Italy (BRITL - Panizzi Lectures)

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Published by British Library .
Written in English


  • Cultural studies,
  • Music,
  • Printing, packaging & reprographic industry,
  • Publishing industry,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • History Of Books And Printing,
  • Music Of The 15th And 16th Centuries,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • History: World,
  • Italy,
  • Renaissance,
  • Technical & Manufacturing Trades,
  • History / Renaissance,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Books & Reading,
  • Books & Reading

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7793204M
ISBN 100712304126
ISBN 109780712304122

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Venice achieved preeminence as a great publishing center and music printing capital of Renaissance Europe. This book presents a broad overview of the Venetian music press during the midth century. It bridges the gap between music and other disciplines by incorporating music printing into the wider world of the publishing industry, demonstrating that the field of music was no different from. This volume discusses the commerce of music and its connection to the printing and publishing industry in mid-sixteenth century Venice. Music printers occupied a unique niche in the Renaissance printing world because their product appealed to those with sophisticated taste Cited by: Music achieved new heights of cultural respectability. Castiglione's The Book of the Courtier recommended proficiency at music as a courtly virtue, and Santa Maria di Loreto, the first music conservatory, was built in Naples. Adrian Willaert developed music for double chorus at St. Mark's in tradition of Venetian polychoral music would reach its height in the early baroque music of Music awards: Sanremo Music Festival (festival . Palestrina and print culture in 16th-century Italy | In Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina had his earliest edition, the Missarum liber primus, printed in Rome.

  A number of scholars have begun to explore the activities of music-printers in sixteenth-century Italy. The first music-print produced by movable type was issued by Ottaviano Petrucci in , and by the s improvements in printing techniques, and particularly the introduction of single-impression printing, had set music-printing on a firm commercial footing, first and foremost in Venice Cited by: 4. Italy - Italy - Literature and art: The early Middle Ages produced relatively few complex literary works; the elaborate educational system of the Roman Empire depended on a level of aristocratic wealth and a style of civilian culture that did not outlast the Gothic wars, and the ecclesiastical educational traditions that succeeded it were not well rooted in Italy outside Rome until the 9th. music. With the development of music printing, 16th-century composers became aware of the possi-bilities of addressing the public at large through the press. The Cinquecento was a time when the concept of fame became an important issue for author and patron alike. The book industry played a vital role not only in the dissemination of a composer. Music and Culture in Late Renaissance Italy Iain Fenlon. Collection of previously published essays now available in one volume in good, easy-to-read prose. Should appeal to a wide range of readers interested in the Italian Renaissance.

Start studying Music Final Part 2. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. From the early 16th century on, the musical life of South American natives was dominated by the. Even though new sounds and concepts were devised in 20th century music, traditional notation was still quite adequate. But as opposed to the great artwork that we get in the fifteenth century, Greenblatt is interested in the great literature that comes out of the late 16th and early 17th century. Greenblatt wrote a book on Walter Raleigh in the mids but the great book he wrote is Renaissance Self-Fashioning in   Production. The printing press already had a long history: it was invented in Germany by Joannes Gutenberg around , and brought to England by William Caxton in the s. Yet the basic technology of printing remained fundamentally the same up to the end of the 18th century, requiring two men to manually operate a wooden screw press, producing about impressions an hour. 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 around , with the end of the medieval era, and to close it around , with the beginning of the Baroque period, therefore commencing the musical Renaissance about a hundred years after the beginning of the Renaissance .