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Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court

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ISBN-10: 0521294177

ISBN-13: 9780521294171

Edition: 1979 (Reprint)

Authors: John E. Stevens

List price: $49.99
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John Stevens' book examines the complex interplay between lyrical and musical compositions in the courts of Henry VII and VIII.
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 1979
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/21/1979
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Music and Poetry
The problem - assumptions and distinctions
The tradition and the divorce
Popular songs
Ideas and theories, medieval and humanist
The Reformation
Music and the early Tudor lyric, I: song-books and musical settings
Music and the early Tudor lyric, II: the 'literary' lyric and its tunes
Courtly Love and the Courtly Lyric
Introductory: 'a new company of courtly makers'?
The 'game of love'
The courtly makers from Chaucer to Wyatt
Music at Court
Music in ceremonies, entertainments and plays
Domestic and amateur music
Professional musicians
Epilogue
Appendices
Index