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Digital Facsimiles

  • Martin Agricola, Musica instrumentalis deudsch (Wittemberg, 1542). Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich. FACSIMILE
  • Jacques Lefevre d’Etaples, Arithmetica et musica (Paris, 1496). Bibliothèque nationale, Paris [Gallica] FACSIMILE
  • Jacques Lefevre d’Etaples, Musica libris quatuor (Paris 1514 edition, with Boethius and other sources). Bibliothèque municipale, Toulouse: FACSIMILE
  • Marsilio Ficino, De triplici vita (Basel, 1497). Czech National Library  FACSIMILE


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  • Pesaro, Guglielmo Ebreo de. De Pratica Seu Arte Tripudii. On the Practice or Art of Dancing. Trans. Barbara Sparti and Michael Sullivan. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26501970
  • Peter Pesic, "Hearing the Irrational: Music and the Development of the Modern Concept of Number," Isis 101 (2010), 501-530. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/655790
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  • Tinctoris, Johannes, and Albert Seay. “The "Proportionale Musices" of Johannes Tinctoris.” Journal of Music Theory 1 (1957), 22-75. http://www.jstor.org/stable/843090
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  • Van Orden, Kate. Music, Discipline, and Arms in Early Modern France. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/56481445
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Richard Freedman,
Jul 24, 2012, 1:51 PM