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Music in the English courtly masque, 1604-1640

Those privileged enough to attend performances of masques at court in the early seventeenth century invariably commented on the sumptuousness of the music (and often had little to say about the literary aspects of the entertainments). Yet our view of the masque has been dominated by the texts, and modern scholarship has tended to treat the masque first and foremost as a literary genre
Print Book, English, 1996
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1996
Criticism, interpretation, etc
xix, 372 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, music ; 24 cm.
9780198161417, 0198161417
Author is a New Zealander
Reprinted 2001