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The musical sounds of medieval French cities : players, patrons, and politics

Author: Gretchen Peters
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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Based upon newly uncovered archival evidence, this book establishes urban musical traditions of over twenty cities in late medieval France.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Peters, Gretchen, 1962-
Musical sounds of medieval French cities.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2012010341
(OCoLC)781278998
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gretchen Peters
ISBN: 9781139569026 1139569023 9780511862526 0511862520
OCLC Number: 813844837
Description: 1 online resource (x, 288 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Introduction; 1. Playing before the council: civic patronage in southern France; 2. In honor of nobility: civic patronage in central France; 3. For the honor and pleasure of the city: civic patronage in northern France; 4. From confraternal processions to weddings to bathhouses: freelancing in the urban environment; 5. Playing En Couble: professional relationships among minstrels; 6. 'A minister of Satan' and 'An honor to the city': conflicting images of the medieval minstrel; Appendix: musical instruments in the archival records of the study; Bibliography.
Responsibility: Gretchen Peters.
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"This is an excellent book that reveals much about the working conditions and contractual obligations that obtained in the musical life of medieval French cities." --Journal

 
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