Music and Ideas in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries by Claude V. Palisca

By Claude V. Palisca

"Music and concepts within the 16th and 17th Centuries" exhibits Claude Palisca - a paragon of track scholarship and schooling - on the peak of his powers, discussing the relationships among musical type and highbrow background, the impression of humanism at the revival of song idea, and competing notions of fashion. This crucial summation of Palisca's existence paintings was once approximately entire by way of his loss of life in 2001, and was once delivered to crowning glory by means of Thomas J. Mathiesen.

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As reported by Gaffurio, Aristides Quintilianus posits a soul in a state of ignorance and forgetfulness, not unlike its condition at birth: oppressed with fright and confusion because of the turbulence of the body, the soul, suffused with a divine madness, gives forth melody, which soothes its irrational part. 20 Francesco Patrizi (1529-1597), who devoted a great deal of attention to music in his Poetica of 1586, strongly believed in the presence of an external driving force in the creation of poetry.

J and the Middle Ages, Publications of the Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature, vol. 2 (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999),72-73,359-62, and 502. 14Walter Odington, Summa de speculatione musicae, ed. Frederick F. Hammond, Corpus scriptorum de musica, vol. 14 ([Rome]: American Institute of Musicology, 1970), 70 (pt. 2, ch. 10); Bartolome Ramos de Pareja, Musica practica (Bologna: 33 34 Music and Ideas in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries 1541) against Gaffurio's objections.

Here, with subtle judgment, he would have led us to a middle course, but he left it incomplete .... 7 Salinas must have recognized that Boethius's fifth book is almost entirely a translation of Ptolemy's Harmonics, Book 1, but he may not have realized that Boethius omitted only a few chapters at the end. With the growing recognition of Boethius as an authority on Greek music and 5Gallicus, Rjtus canendi, 11 (pt. 1, bk. 1, ch. " 6Venetus Marcianus gr. app. d. VI/I0 (coli. 1300); see Palisca, Humanism, 25-27.

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