The Crisis of Music in Early Modern Europe, 1470-1530 by Rob C. Wegman

By Rob C. Wegman

within the ultimate a long time of the fifteenth-century, the ecu musical global was once shaken to its foundations through the onset of a veritable tradition warfare at the paintings of polyphony. Now in paperback, The concern of tune in Early Modern Europe tells the tale of this cultural upheaval, drawing on quite a lot of little-known texts and records, and weaving them jointly in a story that takes the reader on an eventful musical trip via early-modern Europe.

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