Ars nova: French and Italian Music in the Fourteenth Century by JohnL. N?s,John L. Nádas,Michael Scott Cuthbert

By JohnL. N?s,John L. Nádas,Michael Scott Cuthbert

within the early fourteenth century, musicians in France and later Italy demonstrated new traditions of secular and sacred polyphony. This ars nova, or "new art," popularized via theorists resembling Philippe de Vitry and Johannes de Muris used to be the one of the first of many later activities to set up the tune of the current as a fresh holiday from the earlier. the wealthy track of this era, by way of composers resembling Guillaume de Machaut and Francesco Landini, is not just appealing, but in addition rewards deep examine and research. but contradictions and gaps abound within the ars nova of the fourteenth and early 15th centuries-how can we learn this song? how can we practice this tune? what used to be the cultural context of those performances? those difficulties are good met via the ingenuity of methods and ideas discovered via students during this quantity. The twenty-seven articles introduced jointly mirror the large methodological and chronological diversity of scholarly inquiry at the ars nova.

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