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Digital Facsimiles of 15th-Century Chansonniers

The Mellon Chansonnier (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University) 

The Laborde Chansonnier (Library of Congress, Washington, DC.)

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The Copenhagen Chansonnier (The Royal Library of Denmark, Copenhagen)

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Digital Documents and Images:

Record of Benefice awarded to Guillaume Du Fay by Pope Eugenius IV in 1431, from Rome Reborn: The Vatican Library and Renaissance Culture. Exhibition assembled by the Library of Congress, 1993. LINK

  • Alden, Jane. Songs, Scribes, and Society: The History and Reception of the Loire Valley Chansonniers. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/423734246 
  • Atlas, Allan W. “Alexander Agricola and Ferrante I of Naples.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 30 (1977), 313-319. http://www.jstor.org/stable/831222
  • Boone, Graeme M. Patterns in Play : A Model for Text Setting in the Early French Songs of Guillaume Du Fay. American Musicological Society Monographs. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/38536082
  • Brown, Howard Mayer. "A Cook's Tour of Ferrara in 1529." Rivista italiana di musicologia 10 (1975), 216-41. 
  • Cohen, Judith, and Biblioteca nazionale (Naples, Italy). The six anonymous L'Homme armé masses in MS VI E 40 of the Biblioteca Nazionale, Naples. [Rome]: American Institute of Musicology, 1968. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28592865 
  • Fallows, David. Du Fay. London: Dent, 1982. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/252317013 
  • Higgins, Paula Marie. Antoine Busnoys : Method, Meaning, and Context in Late Medieval Music. New York: Clarendon Press, 1999. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/33333310
  • Higgins, Paula. "Parisian Nobles, a Scottish Princess, and the Woman's Voice in Late Medieval Song." Early Music History 10 (1991), 145-200. http://www.jstor.org/stable/942453 
  • Lockwood, Lewis. “Pietrobono and the Improvisatory Tradition.” In Music in Renaissance Ferrara, 1400-1505. The Creation of a Musical Center in the Fifteenth Century. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1984. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/10558327 
  • Page, Christopher. “Reading and Reminiscence: Tinctoris on the Beauty of Music.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 49 (1996), 1-31. http://www.jstor.org/stable/831952 
  • Page, Christopher. “Going beyond the Limits: Experiments with Vocalization in the French Chanson, 1340-1440.” Early Music 20 (1992), 447-459. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3127706 
  • Pirrotta, Nino. “Music and Cultural Tendencies in 15th-Century Italy.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 19 (1966), 127-161. http://www.jstor.org/stable/830579 
  • Planchart, Alejandro Enrique. “Guillaume Du Fay's Benefices and His Relationship to the Court of Burgundy.” Early Music History 8 (1988): 117-171. http://www.jstor.org/stable/853839 
  • Prizer, William F. “Music at the Court of the Sforza: The Birth and Death of a Musical Center.” Musica Disciplina 43 (1989), 141-193. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20532332 
  • Reynolds, Christopher.“Musical Careers, Ecclesiastical Benefices, and the Example of Johannes Brunet.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 37 (1984), 49-97. http://www.jstor.org/stable/831159 
  • Vendrix, Philippe. Johannes Ockeghem: Actes Du Xle Colloque International D'âetudes Humanistes : Tours, 3-8 Février 1997. [Paris?]: Klincksieck, 1998. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/123284611
  • Wegman, Rob C. “Johannes Tinctoris and the 'New Art'.” Music & Letters 84 (2003), 171-188. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3526190
  • Woodley, Ronald. “Tinctoris's Italian Translation of the Golden Fleece Statutes: A Text and a (Possible) Context.” Early Music History 8 (1988),173-244. http://www.jstor.org/stable/853840 
  • Wright, Craig M. Music at the Court of Burgundy, 1364-1419: A Documentary History. Henryville, [Pa.]: Institute of Medieval Music, 1979. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/5921806
Richard Freedman,
Jul 24, 2012, 1:24 PM