Composing community in late medieval music : self-reference, pedagogy, and practice /

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Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press,, United Kingdom, p.xvii, 281 pages : (2019)

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(DE-588)4032009-1, (DE-588)4040802-4, (DE-588)4138396-5, (OCoLC)fst01030269, 15th century, 16th century, fast, gnd, History and criticism., Komponist, Music, Music., Musicians, Musik, Selbstbezüglichkeit, Songs and music


Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-275) and index.Part I. Music about musicians. From paintings about painters to music about musicians ; Miserere supplicanti Du Fay : building community through musical devotions at Cambrai Cathedral ; Ora pro nobis : forms of self-reference in musical prayers for musicians ; Plorer, gemir, crier : musical mourning and the composer -- Part II. Music about music. Painting about painting and music about music-making ; Simple lessons? : music theory as emblem of composition ; Constructing the composer : symbolic use of the hexachord in compositions c. 1500 ; Conclusion.