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Title Networks of music and culture in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries : a collection of essays in celebration of Peter Philips's 450th anniversary / edited by David J. Smith and Rachelle Taylor
Published Farnham ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Publishing, ©2013


Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 298 pages) : illustrations, music
Contents Introduction / David J. Smith -- The interconnection of religious, social and musical networks : creating a context for the keyboard music of Peter Philips and its dissemination / David J. Smith -- The Liber fratrum cruciferorum Leodiensium and the dissemination of organ repertoire in the Netherlands during the seventeenth century / Émilie Corswarem -- The pious Mr Philips and his few-voiced motets at Isabella's Confraternity of Our Lady / Anne Lyman -- The ear of the lynx : the musical legacy of the Accademia dei Lincei / Naomi J. Barker -- Politics, religion, style and the passamezzo galliards of Byrd and Philips : a discussion of networks involving Byrd and his disciples / Rachelle Taylor and Frauke Jürgensen -- Musical rhetoric lost in translation : national, religious and linguisitc networks and the determination of title in Sweelink's Organ variations on Psalm 36 / Julia R. Dokter -- What is a composer : problems of attribution in keyboard music from the circle of Philips and Sweelink / David Schulenberg -- Orlando Gibbon's keyboard music : the continental perspective / Pieter Dirksen -- A pattern recognition approach to the attribution of early seventeenth-century keybaord compositions using features of diminutions / Peter van Kranenburg and Johan Zoutendijk -- 'Full of art, and profundity' : the five-part consort pavan as a medium for sophisticated musical expression and compositional cross-reference in late Renaissance England / John Bryan -- Networking, patronage and professionalism in the early history of violin playing : the case of William Brade (c. 1560-1630) / Arne Spohr -- Practice and dissemination of music in the Catholic network as suggested by the music collection of Edward Paston (1550-1630) and other contemporary sources / Hector Sequera -- Social networking in seventeenth-century Italy : The 'harmonious letters' of a monk-musician / Abigail Ballantyne
Summary Peter Philips (c.1560-1628) was an English organist, composer, priest and spy. He was embroiled in multifarious intersecting musical, social, religious and political networks linking him with some of the key international players in these spheres. Despite the undeniable quality of his music, Philips does not fit easily into an overarching, progressive view of music history in which developments taking place in centres judged by historians to be of importance are given precedence over developments elsewhere, which are dismissed as peripheral. These principal loci of musical development are given prominence over secondary ones because of their perceived significance in terms of later music. However, a consideration of the networks in which Philips was involved suggests that he was anything but at the periphery of the musical, cultural, religious and political life of his day. In this book, Philips's life and music serve as a touchstone for a discussion of various kinds of network in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. The study of networks enriches our appreciation and understanding of musicians and the context in which they worked. The wider implication of this approach is a constructive challenge to orthodox historiographies of Western art music in the Early Modern Period--Publisher's website
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Philips, Peter, 1561-1628
Philips, Peter, 1561-1628
Music -- 16th century -- History and criticism
Music -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects.
Music -- Social aspects
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Smith, David J. (David John), 1965- editor.
Taylor, Rachelle, editor.
LC no. 2013020877
ISBN 9781472411990