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Medieval Music-Making and the Roman de Fauvel

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ISBN-10: 0521813719

ISBN-13: 9780521813716

Edition: 2002

Authors: Emma Dillon, Jeffrey Kallberg, Anthony Newcomb, Ruth Solie

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This book explores the role of music in an early fourteenth-century French manuscript (BN, fr. 146). The musical repertories found in this manuscript, particularly those interpolated into the Old French satire, the Roman de Fauvel, are frequently used to illuminate the wider history of French medieval music. This study sets the manuscript against the wider culture of Parisian book-making, showing how in devising new systems of design and folio layout, its creators developed a new kind of materiality in music: it illustrates how music is expressive in ways that are unperformable apart from its visual representation. This study is primarily concerned with the workings of fr. 146; however, it…    
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Book details

List price: $144.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/7/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 9.50" wide x 6.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Prologue
Contexts
Music and the book: approaches to the interpretation of manuscripts
Chaillou's authorial presence
Interpolation: the conquest of the parchment
Author and scribe: a compiler for fr. 146
Music and the narratives of compilation
The poetic uses of song space