Music at the Gonzaga Court in Mantua

Music at the Gonzaga Court in Mantua

By: Donald Sanders (author)Paperback

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In Music at the Gonzaga Court in Mantua, Donald C. Sanders examines the history of musical composition and performance at the northern Italian court of Mantua from the fifteenth century to the seventeenth century. Music is discussed in the context of the visual art, poetry, and theater that graced the court and of the Gonzaga family's interaction with the major European historical figures of the era.

About Author

Donald C. Sanders is professor of music and Chairperson of Keyboard and Academic Studies in the School of the Arts at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.


Preface and Abbreviations Introduction: Medieval Mantua and the Rise of the Gonzagas Chapter One: Flowering of the Musical Tradition under Isabella d'Este Chapter Two: The Counter-Reformation in Mantua: Cardinal Ercole and Duke Guglielmo Chapter Three: Vincenzo I: Musical Zenith and the Decline of the Gonzagas Epilogue: The Remnants of a Dynasty Appendix One: The Este and Gonzaga families Appendix Two: Glossary Bibliography Index About the Author

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  • ISBN13: 9780739188187
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 212
  • ID: 9780739188187
  • weight: 313
  • ISBN10: 0739188186

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