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160065 VO Music and Book Culture in 16th-Century Europe (2018W)

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Language: English

Examination dates

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Wednesday 03.10. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Wednesday 10.10. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Wednesday 17.10. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Wednesday 24.10. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Wednesday 31.10. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Wednesday 07.11. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Wednesday 14.11. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Wednesday 21.11. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Wednesday 28.11. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Wednesday 05.12. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Wednesday 12.12. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Wednesday 09.01. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Wednesday 16.01. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09
Wednesday 23.01. 10:45 - 12:15 Hörsaal 1 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-09

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Aims, contents and method of the course

This course introduces students to the musical cultures of Early Modern Europe by means of the material forms in which music circulated. Fundamental will be a consideration of the history of music printing and its technological advances in the 16th century. The course will investigate how the material nature of books not only informed the ways in which music was composed, disseminated, and experienced, but also facilitated new relationships among musicians, editors, and patrons. Case studies will be drawn from across the European continent, from the Venetian anthologies of Petrucci at the start of the 16th century to the early 17th-century prints of William Byrd, in order to address various questions of authorship, sociability, censorship, and social mobility. Attention will also be given to the persistence of scribal culture in the age of the printing press as well as the development and control of the book market.

This course will be conducted in English.

Assessment and permitted materials

A final written exam will be held at the end of the semester.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Bernstein, Jane A. Chapters 1–5 from Print Culture and Music in Sixteenth-Century Venice. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Boorman, Stanley. “Early Music Printing: Working for a Specialized Market.” In Print and Culture in the Renaissance: Essays on the Advent of Printing in Europe, ed. Gerald P. Tyson and Sylvia S. Wagonheim, pp. 222–45. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 1986.

Dane, Joseph A. What is a Book? The Study of Early Printed Books. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2012.

Fenlon, Iain, and Inga Mai Groote. “Heinrich Glarean’s World.” In Heinrich Glarean’s Books: The Intellectual World of a Sixteenth-Century Musical Humanist, ed. Iain Fenlon and Inga Mai Groote, pp. 1–37. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Heartz, Daniel. “Typography and Format in Early Music Printing: With Particular Reference to Attaingnant’s First Publications.” Notes, Second Series, 23/4 (1967): 702–6.

Judd, Cristle Collins. Part IV, “Gioseffo Zarlino’s Le istutioni harmoniche (1558),” pp. 179–261, from Reading Renaissance Music Theory: Hearing with the Eyes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Krummel, D. W. “Oblong Format in Early Music Books.” The Library, series 5, 36 (1971): 312–24.

Lewis, Mary S. “The Printed Music Book in Context: Observations on Some Sixteenth-Century Editions,” Music Library Association Notes, series 2, 46 (1990): 899–918.
Lindmayr Brandl, Andrea. “Early Music Prints and New Technology: Variants and Variant Editions.” Fontes Artis Musicae 64/3 (2017): 244–59.

Marsh, Christopher. “The Sound of Print in Early Modern England: The Broadside Ballad as Song.” In The Uses of Script and Print, 1300–1700, ed. Julia Crick and Alexandra Walsham, pp. 171–90. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Pettegree, Andrew. Chapter 5, “Book Town Wittenberg,” pp. 91–106, from The Book in the Renaissance. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2010.

Stallybrass, Peter. “Little Jobs: Broadsides and the Printing Revolution.” In Agent of Change: Print Culture Studies after Elizabeth Eisenstein, ed. Sabrina Alcorn Bacon, Eric N. Lindquist, and Eleanor F. Shevlin, pp. 315–41. Amherst, MA and Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 2007.

van Orden, Kate. Introduction and Chapters 1–2 from Music, Authorship, and the Book in the First Century of Print. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2014.

–––––. Materialities: Books, Readers, and the Chanson in Sixteenth-Century Europe. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Association in the course directory

BA (2016): HIS-V1, FRE
BA (2011): B09, B18, B19, B20
EC: EMG2
MA: M01, M04, M05, M06, M15, M16, M17

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