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The Lute

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musician angel by Rosso Fiorentino, circa 1520

 

This series of articles is a work in progress…

 

Table of Contents

 

The Lute:

 

I ~ Meet the Lute

II ~ Francesco da Milano

III ~ The Medieval Lute

IV ~ Petrarch’s Lyre

V ~ Renaissance Lute

VI ~ Baroque Lute (coming soon)

VII ~ Ottaviano Petrucci and the First Printed Lute Books

VIII ~ The Frottolists and the First Lute Songbooks

IX ~ The Capirola Lute Book

X ~ Music Printer to the King: Pierre Attaingnant

XI ~ Attaingnant’s Lute Books

XII ~ The Lute at the Court of Henry VIII

 

Appendices:

 

i ~ The Lute: A Bibliography

ii ~ The Lute: A Discography

iii ~ The Lute Society of America Summer Seminar West, 1996

iv a ~ Dowland on CD: A Survey of the Solo Lute Recordings: Part I

iv b ~ Dowland on CD: A Survey of the Solo Lute Recordings: Part II (coming soon)

 

 

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