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Curious & modern inventions instrumental music as discovery in Galileo"s Italy by Rebecca Cypess

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History and criticism,
  • Music,
  • Instrumental music

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Offers insight into the motivating forces behind seventeenth-century Italian music, tracing them to a new conception of instruments of all sorts - whether musical, artistic, or scientific - as vehicles of discovery.

Edition Notes

StatementRebecca Cypess
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML503.2 .C96 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 307 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27221491M
ISBN 10022631944X
ISBN 109780226319445, 9780226319582
LC Control Number2015024768
OCLC/WorldCa912140698

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Mar 22,  · Curious and Modern Inventions offers fresh insight into the motivating forces behind this music, tracing it to a new conception of instruments of all sorts—whether musical, artistic, or scientific—as vehicles of discovery. Rebecca Cypess shows that early modern thinkers were fascinated with instrumental ercangenc.com: University of Chicago Press. Early seventeenth-century Italy saw a revolution in instrumental music. Large, varied, and experimental, the new instrumental repertoire was crucial for the Western tradition--but until now, the impulses that gave rise to it had yet to be fully explored. Curious and Modern Inventions offers fresh insight into the motivating forces behind this music, tracing it to a new conception of. “Curious and Modern Inventions is a highly original contextual study of the repertoire of solo and ensemble music for strings that was ‘invented’ in seventeenth-century Italy. Cypess’s thorough bibliographic investigation and spirited musical analysis raise—and answer—some critical questions regarding the reception of these extraordinary works, which she convincingly relates to contemporary . This elegant book offers a model for interdisciplinary research, one that reveals the deep connections between instrumental practices associated with particular systems of knowledge in the early modern era. Curious and Modern Inventions should become essential reading for anyone interested in early modern Italian science and the emergence.

Jun 16,  · Another 10 Curious Everyday Inventions. Nearly two years ago we wrote a list of everyday inventions. The list was relatively popular for its time and debunked at least one myth about the invention of peanut butter. This list is the second installment and looks at ten more items that we all come into contact with in our daily lives. Oct 01,  · Let us look at the top 10 greatest modern inventions. The Printing press. Invented in the year by German scientist and engineer Johannes Gutenberg, the printing press is one of the finest modern day invention that has create dramatic impact on people, however the concept comes from ancient chinese invention. Hand-inked books were. Jun 13,  · Rebecca Cypess, Curious & Modern Inventions: Instrumental Music as Discovery in Galileo's Italy. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, Pp. xix + ISBN £ (cloth). - Volume 50 Issue 2 - Marlene L. EberhartAuthor: Marlene L. Eberhart. Curious and Modern Inventions offers fresh insight into the motivating forces behind this music, tracing it to a new conception of instruments of all sorts—whether musical, artistic, or scientific—as vehicles of discovery. Rebecca Cypess shows that early modern thinkers were Brand: University of Chicago Press.

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