Music and instruments of the Elizabethan age : the Eglantine Table /

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Boydell & Brewer,, Woodbridge, England, United Kingdom, p.1 online resource (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst01030269, (OCoLC)fst01030728, (OCoLC)fst01141766, 16e siècle, 16e siècle., 16th century, 16th century., Angleterre, bicssc, bisacsh, British & Irish history., Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700., England, fast, Histoire, Histoire et critique., History, HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain / General., History and criticism., Instruments de musique, Music, MUSIC / Musical Instruments / Guitar., Music., Musical instruments, Musical instruments & instrumental ensembles., Musical instruments., Musique, Tables, Tables.


Uses the rare depictions of musical instruments and musical sources found on the Eglantine Table to understand the musical life of the Elizabethan age and its connection to aspects of culture now treated as separate disciplines of historical study.List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Note to the Reader; Abbreviations; Introducing the Eglantine Table; The Table: models and artistic context; Botany, the Table and Hardwick New Hall; The playing cards and gaming boards; The writing implements; The music in staff notation; The book of lute tablature; 'A full and lively pourtraiture': The Table as evidence for Tudor musical instruments; The bowed instruments and bows; The gittern or guitar; The cittern; The lute; The harp; The wind instruments; The Table and the music of the 1560s; Pipers, Fiddlers and the Musical Lives of the Majority; Tables of the Mind; Appendix 1: The renovation of the Eglantine Table by Tankerdale Ltd, 1996; Appendix 2: The Table in the context of furnishings in Bess of Hardwick's houses; Glossary; List of Contributors; Select Bibliography; Index