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Leonardo da Vinci as a musician / Emanuel Winternitz.

New Haven : Yale University Press, [1982] .
ISBN 0300026315, 9780300026313

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Subjects Art.
Instruments de musique.
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 -- Et la musique.
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 -- Knowledge -- Music.
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Music -- Italy -- 15th century -- History and criticism.
Musical instruments.
Musique -- Italie -- 15e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Musique -- Italie -- 16e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Description xxv, 241 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
Notes Includes index.
Includes indexes.
Contents Part I : Roots and growth : musical environment, traditions and trends, musical friends, exchange of ideas. Musical life in Florence and Milan ; Gaffurius and Pacioli ; Gusnasco and Migliorotti -- Part II : The performer : improviser, teacher of music, organizer of stage plays and entertainments. The lira da braccio ; The mystery of the skull lyre ; Feste, theater and other entertainments -- Part III : The thinker : scientist, experimenter and pioneer in acoustics, inventor of new and fantastic instruments. Research on acoustics ; New string instruments and the viola organistica ; Melodic and chordal drums, other membranophones, and tunable bells ; Toys and folk instruments ; Wind instruments : the glissando flute, key mechanisms for wind and new bellows ; The paragone : the role of music in the comparison of the arts.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Italy
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7837339
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Winternitz, Emanuel.
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