Sung birds : music, nature, and poetry in the later Middle Ages / Elizabeth Eva Leach.
"Is birdsong music? The most frequent answer to this question in the Middle Ages was resoundingly no. In Sung Birds, Elizabeth Eva Leach traces postmedieval uses of birdsong within Western musical culture. She first explains why such melodious sound was not music for medieval thinkers and then...
Cornell University Press,
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ML190 .L43 2007