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Author LinkPeters, Gretchen,1962-
Title LinkThe musical sounds of medieval French cities : players, patrons, and politics / Gretchen Peters.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Description x, 288 p. :  ill., maps ;  26 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-276) and index.
Contents Contents: Playing before the council: civic patronage in southern France -- In honor of nobility: civic patronage in central France -- For the honor and pleasure of the city: civic patronage in northern France -- From confraternal processions to weddings to bathhouses: freelancing in the urban environment -- Playing en couble: professional relationships among minstrels -- "A minister of Satan" and "an honor to the city": conflicting images of the medieval minstrel.
Summary Drawing upon hundreds of newly uncovered archival records, Gretchen Peters reconstructs the music of everyday life in over twenty cities in late medieval France.
Subject LinkMusic -- Social aspects -- France -- History -- 15th century.
LinkMusic patronage -- France -- History -- 15th century.
LinkMusic -- France -- 15th century -- History and criticism.

System Number 000660632
ISBN Link9781107010611 (hardback)
Link1107010616 (hardback)

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