Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism

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A. Music and Humanism

Humanism, as the leading intellectual movement of the Renaissance, had many different effects on the history of M. The intense, methodically innovative engagement with ancient sources fundamentally altered the understanding of M. Musica, traditionally speaking the teaching of the harmonic relationships between the microcosmos and macrocosmos within the system of the artes liberales, on the one hand now became allied to rhetoric as a theory and practice of composition, ultimately becoming one of the 'fine arts', while on the other M. the…

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Pietschmann, Klaus (Mainz), “Music”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2017). Original German-language edition: Renaissance-Humanismus. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 9. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2014). Consulted online on 19 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps8_SIM_004917>
First published online: 2015



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