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

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

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15th century, 16th century, History and criticism., Music, Musicians, Songs and music


Formerly CIP.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.Also issued online.