Music and Musicians in Royal, Ducal, Imperial and Papal Courts to c1700: an Introductory Bibliography

  title={Music and Musicians in Royal, Ducal, Imperial and Papal Courts to c1700: an Introductory Bibliography},
  author={Fiona Kisby},
  journal={The Court Historian},
  • Fiona Kisby
  • Published 1 March 1998
  • History
  • The Court Historian
T following bibliography lists items on musical culture in European courts, ecclesiastical and lay, to c 1700. Where the subject's relationship to musical culture in courts is not immediately apparent from the titles given, a brief description in square brackets follows the citation. References were mostly located using the book lists in Notes (the quarterly journal of the Music Library Association) and Repertoire international de la litterature 111usicale(New York, International RILM Center… 


Musical Patronage in the Royal Chapel of France under Francis I (r. 1515-1547)
Recently uncovered archival and historical documents suggest new linkages between the musical patronage of the French royal court and the development of the polyphonic repertory of Francis I9s
HERE were, according to Roger North in The Musical Grammarian, two circumstances that "concurred to convert the English musick Intirely over from the french to the Italian tast." The coming over of
Song, Dance and Poetry of the Court of Scotland under King James VI
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Jewish Musicians at the Tudor Court
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Music and festivities at the court of Leo X: a Venetian view
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The Membership of the Chapels of Louis XII and Anne de Bretagne in the Years Preceding Their Deaths
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The Spanish Court of Ferdinand and Isabella
The importance of the royal court of Ferdinand and Isabella as a centre for musical developments in Spain in the early Renaissance is clearly reflected in the number of composers who served there.
European Knowledge of Arabic Texts Referring to Music: Some New Material
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Music and Spectacle at the Gonzaga Court, c. 1580–1600
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Handel and the English Chapel Royal during the reigns of Queen Anne and King George I
Handel's association with the English Chapel Royal began soon after he settled in London, and continued intermittently for the remainder of his life. ' The thesis traces this association until'the