Materialities : books, readers, and the chanson in sixteenth-century Europe / Kate van Orden.

'Materialities' is a cultural history of song on the page. Concentrating on print in the early modern period, it approaches its topic via the French chanson, arguably the most broadly disseminated genre of polyphony in the sixteenth century. 'Materialities' is as much about how t...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Van Orden, Kate (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Series:New cultural history of music.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Part I, A material history of the chanson. Introduction : Livres de chansons ; Feuilles volantes, distribution and sales ; Early collectors and modern libraries
  • Part II, Learning to read. Literacy and song ; Latin primers ; Civilities and chansons ; A new generation of musical civilities : the Quatrains de Pibrac
  • Postscript : Cultures of music.