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

ISBN-10: 075462708X

ISBN-13: 9780754627081

within the early fourteenth century, musicians in France and later Italy tested new traditions of secular and sacred polyphony. This ars nova, or "new art," popularized by way of theorists comparable to Philippe de Vitry and Johannes de Muris was once the one of the first of many later routine to set up the track of the current as a fresh holiday from the earlier. the wealthy tune of this era, by way of composers similar to Guillaume de Machaut and Francesco Landini, isn't just attractive, but additionally rewards deep learn and research. but contradictions and gaps abound within the ars nova of the fourteenth and early 15th centuries-how will we learn this track? how can we practice this track? what was once the cultural context of those performances? those difficulties are good met via the ingenuity of techniques and options stumbled on via students during this quantity. The twenty-seven articles introduced jointly mirror the huge methodological and chronological variety of scholarly inquiry at the ars nova.

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