Letters on ancient and modern music to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi

a study with annotated texts by Girolamo Mei

Publisher: American Institute of Musicology in [S.l.]

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  • Mei, Girolamo, -- 1519-1594,
  • Music -- History and criticism -- Early works to 1800

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Statementby Claude V. Palisca.
GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesMusicological studies and documents -- 3
ContributionsPalisca, Claude V., ed., Galilei, Vincenzo, d. 1591., Bardi, Giovanni de", conte di Vernio, 1534-1612., American Institute of Musicology.
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LC ClassificationsML169 .M43
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Pagination213 p. :
Number of Pages213
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Open LibraryOL23916281M
LC Control Number61019062

  Palisca, Claude. Introduction to Letters on ancient and modern music to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi, by Girolamo Mei. Second edition. American Institute of Music. Hänssler Verlag: Neuhausen-Stuttgart. Google ScholarAuthor: Alison Laywine. C.V. Palisca, ed.: Girolamo Mei (): Letters on Ancient and Modern Music to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi, MSD, iii (, 2/) C.V. Palisca: Scientific Empiricism in Musical Thought, Seventeenth Century Science and the Arts, ed. H. Rhys (Princeton, ), ; repr. in C. Palisca: Studies in the History of Italian Music and. 5 In Letter 1 to Galilei, dated (ed. in C.V. PALISCA, Girolamo Mei. Letters on Ancient and Modern Music to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi, Rome, 2nd ed., , ), Mei presents an almost complete list of ancient musicological writings, mostly Greek, that are preserved today. 6 Cf. in general PALISCA, Humanism, For the.   “Vincenzo Galilei, father of Galileo Galilei, the astronomer who disenchanted the universe, was among the first to cut the ancient monochord in a series of .

  Fronimo de Vincenzo Galilei. Collection Epitome musical. Paris-Tours: Minerve-Centre d'Etudes Superieures de la Renaissance, pp. index. illus. tbls. bibl. [euro] ISBN: X. Long overshadowed by his famous son, Vincenzo Galilei has emerged in recent decades as an important figure in late sixteenth-century musical culture. the later s, letters from Girolamo Mei, a Florentine classicist residing in Rome, were regularly on the agenda. They brought reports of his research concerning ancient Greek music and critical views of modern polyphonic music. Vincenzo Galilei, to whom most of the letters wereCited by: Bardi, Giovanni () Florence, Italy second half 16th C, turn of the 17th C. founded Florentine Camerata () to revive ancient Greek music and drama Bernini. inspired Bardi and the Camerata's principal musical theorist Vincenzo Galilei, especially in their critique of polyphonic music. - A letter of 8 May from Girolamo Mei in Rome to Galilei in Florence, the first in.

9 See C. PALISCA, Girolamo Mei; Letters on Ancient and Modern Music to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi ([Rome], American Institute of Musicology, ).. IO GALILEI, in Discorso intorno all'opere di messer Gioseffo Zarlino (Florence, G.   It was Galilei, according to Pietro de' Bardi, who first articulated the new style of music with which opera was launched. This was monodic, rather than polyphonic, music. It was just a single line--a series of notes to which the actor-singer declaimed the text, with improvised accompaniment consisting of no more than occasional chords on a Pages: Letters on Ancient and Modern Music to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi, Rome, 2nd ed., , ), Mei presents an almost complete list of ancient musicological writings, mostly Greek, that are preserved today. 6 Cf. in general Palisca, Humanism, For the works by Mei on Alypius see also Palisca, Girolamo Mei, Author: Jorge Bergua Cavero. The name of Girolamo Borsieri, scholar from Como who lived between and , is known by specialists only. Besides sporadic citations elsewhere, it is worth to refer once again to Schlosser, who quoted in his Art literature the second edition of the Nobility of Milan by Paolo Morigia (the first one was in ), edited and expanded just by Borsieri: "In Borsieri’s Supplement the last.

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Mei] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Vincenzo Galilei, the father of the astronomer Galileo, was a guiding light of the Florentine Camerata.

His Dialogue on Ancient and Modern Music, published in or and now translated into English for the first time, was among the most influential music treatises of his era. Galilei is best known for his rejection of modern polyphonic music in favor of Greek monophonic song.

Giovanni Bardi, conte di Vernio, (born Feb. 5,Florence—diedFlorence), musician, writer, and scientist, influential in the evolution of he founded the Florentine Camerata, a group that sought to revive ancient Greek music and drama. Among the members were the theorist Vincenzo Galilei (father of Galileo) and the composer Giulio Caccini.

Vincenzo Galilei was a Renaissance-era Italian composer and music theorist known for his efforts to restore a working balance between music and poetry via single-line vocal music. While he did write polyphonic works, he tended to favor music for one singer, accompaniment often being given by the lute.

Some sources give Florence as Galilei's place of birth, but the greater evidence suggests it. that stand behind Mei's revelations about ancient Greek musical theory and practice. Although Mei was careful not to transcend Bologna, Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale, MS D32, quoted in my Girolamo Mei: Letters on Ancient and Modern Music to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi (2nd edn, Neu-hausen, Stuttgart, ), p.

38, n. Notes: [1] Claude V. Palisca, ed.: "Girolamo Mei (): Letters on Ancient and Modern Music to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi," Musicological studies and documents, no.

3 (, 2/): [2] Donatella Restani, L'itinerario di Girolamo Mei: dalla 'poetica' alla musica, con un'appendice di testi (Florence: Olschki, ), 18 Author: Luigi Speranza.

Start studying Music History I--Baroque. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. developed from the theories of the Greeks in his treatise titled "Dialogue on ancient and modern music, ). Dialogo della musica. In the following treatise, Vincenzo Galilei argued that only a single line of melody.

Vincenzo Galilei (3 Aprilc.or late s – buried 1 or 2 July ) was an Italian lutenist, composer, and music theorist, and the father of astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei and the lute virtuoso and composer Michelagnolo was a seminal figure in the musical life of the late Renaissance and contributed significantly to the musical revolution which demarcates.

Vincenzo Galilei, the father of the astronomer Galileo, was a guiding light of the Florentine Camerata. His Dialogue on Ancient and Modern Music, published in or and now translated into English for the first time, was among the most influential music treatises of his era.

Galilei is best known for his rejection of modern polyphonic music in favor of Greek monophonic by: 9. ISBN X.) Best known as a member of Giovanni de' Bardi's Florentine Camerata and a champion of ancient music, Vincenzo Galilei was principally a lutenist and a practical musician.

Vincenzo Galilei, (born c.Santa Maria in Monte, near Florence [Italy]—buried July 2,Florence), father of the astronomer Galileo and a leader of the Florentine Camerata, a group of musical and literary amateurs who sought to revive the monodic (single melody) singing style of ancient Greece.

Galilei studied with the famous Venetian organist, theorist, and composer Gioseffo. Letters on ancient and modern music to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi: a study with annotated texts / by Claude V.

Palisca Mei, Girolamo, fl. [ Book: ] Languages: English;Italian, [1 other] At 7 libraries. lamo Mei: Letters on Ancient and Modern Music to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi (American Institute of Musicology, ; ).

4 Francisco de Salinas, De musica libri septem (Salamanca, ); facs. Macario Santiago Kastner (Kassel, ). See Author: Claude V. Palisca. Greek harmonic theory in his famous book on architecture. After two thousand years, we can say that again: harmonics is an obscure and Palisca, Girolamo Mei: Letters on Ancient and Modern Music to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi (2d.

ed.; Stuttgart, ), p. THE JOURNAL OF MUSICOLOGY led me to propose to my colleagues on this. Galilei, Vincenzo. Galilei, Vincenzo, celebrated Italian lutenist, composer, and music theorist; b. Maria a Monte, near Florence, c. ; d. Florence (buried), July 2, He was the father of the great astronomer Galileo Galilei.

A skillful lutenist and violinist, and a student of ancient Greek theory, Vincenzo was a prominent member of the artistic circle meeting at Count Bardi’s. Best known as a member of Giovanni de’ Bardi’s Florentine Camerata and a champion of ancient music, Vincenzo Galilei was principally a lutenist and a practical musician.

This is one of the pervasive themes that shape Philippe Canguilhem’s recent study of Galilei’s : John Griffiths. Abstract. When Vincenzo Galilei, Galileo’s father, had his first book of lute music published by Valerio Dorico in Rome inhe was in his late thirties or early forties.

He had not yet been sent by Count Giovanni Bardi of Florence to study music theory with Zarlino in Venice; there is no reason to suppose that he had as yet engaged in extensive discussions with Bardi about aesthetics.

Vincenzo Galilei, the father of the astronomer Galileo, was a guiding light of the Florentine Camerata. His Dialogue on Ancient and Modern Music, published in or and now translated into English for the first time, was among the most influential music treatises of his era.

Galilei is best known for his rejection of modern polyphonic music in favor of Greek monophonic song. In Singing Dante: The Literary Origins of Cinquecento Monody Elena Abramov-van Rijk returns to a topic that was the concern of her first book (Parlar Cantando: The Practice of Reciting Verse in Italy from to (Bern, )), this time with a focus on ‘the earliest pre-operatic phases of the crystallization of the stile recitativo’ (p.

10).Author: Renata Pieragostini. Giovanni Battista Martini, MARTINI, GIOVANNI BATTISTA Influential music authority and church-music composer; b. Bologna, Ap ; d. there, Oct. 4, After musical s Mus, Mus. Abbreviation for ‘Music’, as in (Bachelor of Music), (Doctor of Music), etc. Sheet Music, Background Sheet music is a magic carpet.

It is. Speranza A Translation of Girolamo Mei's Letters to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi Keywords: opera greca -- tragedia greca, opera Author: Luigi Speranza.

Forty-five years after the appearance of the first edition, Oliver Strunk's monumental anthology of writings about music has been thoroughly revised and extended by a team of scholars working under the direction of musicologist Leo Treitler.

For this new edition, seven specialists in music history have replaced some selections, added others, contributed new translations, and provided 5/5(1). This innovative and multi-layered study of the music and culture of Renaissance instrumentalists spans the early institutionalization of instrumental music from c to the rise of the basso continuo and newer roles for instrumentalists around Alison Laywine examines the early modern discussion of music theory—one of the traditional branches of “mixed mathematics”—and shows how this discussion is related to the emergence of a Author: Alison Laywine.

This book takes its departure from an experiment presented by Vincenzo Galilei before his colleagues in the Florentine Camerata in about This event, namely the first demonstration of the stile recitativo, is known from a single later source, a letter written in by.

The purpose of this study is to provide a practical English translation of Vincenzo Galilei's significant treatise on ancient and modern music (). In spite of the important place this work holds in the history of music, it has never before been made available in its entirety in any language other than the original Italian.

This volume includes the front matter and chapters Cited by: 1. Vincenzo Galilei Late 's, Father of Galileo, Italian lutenist and composer. Vincenzo studied the lute as a young man, and his playing attracted Giovanni de' Bardi, his principal patron. in he settled in Pisa, where Galileo was born.

Vincenzo Galilei (s) Theorist and composer and father of astronomer Galileo: Camerata (circle, or association) Hosted by Count Bardi from the early s, hosted academy where scholars discussed literature, science, and the arts and musicians performed new music= Galilei and iulio Caccini (and even Jacopo Peri) were part of this group.

Other relevant papers are collected in Music and Culture in Italy from the Middle Ages to the Baroque (Cambridge, MA, and London, ). Palisca, C., Girolamo Mei: Letters on Ancient and Modern Music to Vincenzo Galilei and Giovanni Bardi, Musicological Studies and Documents 3 (American Institute of Musicology, ).Cited by: 2.Vincenzo Galilei was a Renaissance-era Italian composer and music theorist known for his efforts to restore a working balance between music and poetry via single-line vocal music.

While he did write polyphonic Read Full Biography. Overview ↓ Biography ↓ Compositions ↓ Credits ↓.Vincenzo Galilei was born around in Santa Maria a Monte in the Arno Valley.

He was a lutanist and a music theorist. After studying in Venice under the guidance of Gioseffo Zarlino (), he returned to Pisa and in married the young Giulia Ammannati ().