Music in the Seventeenth Century
The seventeenth century was a period of profound change in the history of music. In this volume Lorenzo Bianconi considers the radical developments of the century as long-lived musical traditions died out and others were created in response to new social functions. This period saw, for example, the flowering of the polyphonic madrigal and its subsequent decline in favour o...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published November 19th 1987 by Cambridge University Press
(first published January 1st 1987)
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