Musical Culture in the World of Adam de la Halle. Ed. by Jennifer Saltzstein

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Title: Musical Culture in the World of Adam de la Halle. Ed. by Jennifer Saltzstein
Authors: Mason, Joseph W.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/11703
Date: 1-Feb-2020
Online since: 2020-11-17T17:02:25Z
Abstract: Adam de la Halle has long been regarded as one of the most important musical and literary figures of thirteenth-century Europe. For music historians, Adam sits at an important historical juncture as the most prolific of the last generation of trouvères (northern French poet-composers) and the first known composer to write vernacular polyphonic songs of the kind that would remain popular well into the fifteenth century. Among literary scholars, Adam is known as the author of some of the earliest vernacular dramatic works and for his influence on other writers in the thirteenth century and beyond. As Jennifer Saltzstein points out, he was arguably ‘the most prolific and important artistic voice of thirteenth-century France’ (p. 1).
Funding Details: Irish Research Council
Type of material: Review
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Journal: Music and Letters
Volume: 101
Issue: 1
Start page: 135
End page: 138
Copyright (published version): 2020 the Authors
Keywords: Medieval musicEarly modern European culture
Subject LCSH: Adam, de La Halle, approximately 1235-approximately 1288
DOI: 10.1093/ml/gcz118
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
ISSN: 0027-4224
Appears in Collections:Music Research Collection

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