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By JohnL. N?s,John L. Nádas,Michael Scott Cuthbert

within the early fourteenth century, musicians in France and later Italy proven new traditions of secular and sacred polyphony. This ars nova, or "new art," popularized by way of theorists equivalent to Philippe de Vitry and Johannes de Muris was once the one of the first of many later events to set up the song of the current as a fresh holiday from the previous. the wealthy track of this era, by means of composers equivalent to Guillaume de Machaut and Francesco Landini, is not just appealing, but in addition rewards deep research and research. but contradictions and gaps abound within the ars nova of the fourteenth and early 15th centuries-how can we learn this song? how can we practice this tune? what was once the cultural context of those performances? those difficulties are good met by means of the ingenuity of methods and options discovered through students during this quantity. The twenty-seven articles introduced jointly mirror the large methodological and chronological variety of scholarly inquiry at the ars nova.

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