The Lute In The Dutch Golden Age

Author: Jan W.J. Burgers
Editor: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 904851939X
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The lutes cultural impact throughout the Dutch Golden Age can be compared to that of the piano in the 19th century. It was the universal instrument for solo music-making, as well as in ensembles and to accompany singers, mainly associated with the social elite - the aristocracy and the prosperous burghers. This richly illustrated book is the first to showcase famous and obscure lutenists, professional musicians and amateurs, the lute music in books and manuscripts, the lute makers and the international lute trade, while also exploring the place of the instrument in the Dutch literature and art of the period.
The lute in the Dutch golden age
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Jan W.J. Burgers
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-15 - Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

The lutes cultural impact throughout the Dutch Golden Age can be compared to that of the piano in the 19th century. It was the universal instrument for solo music-making, as well as in ensembles and to accompany singers, mainly associated with the social elite - the aristocracy and the prosperous
The Lute in the Netherlands in the Seventeenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Jan W.J. Burgers, Tim Crawford, Matthew Spring
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-17 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

The lute played a central role in the rich musical culture of the seventeenth-century ‘Golden Age’ of the Dutch Republic. Like the piano in the nineteenth century, the lute was not just a popular instrument for solo music making, but was also used widely in ensembles and to accompany singers.
Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll in the Dutch Golden Age
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Benjamin B. Roberts
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-12 - Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll in the Dutch Golden Age focuses on the generation of rich young men that grew up in the seventeenth century in the Dutch Republic. These men had more money to spend on clothes, music, and recreation than the generation before them. This fascinating account
The Lute in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 536
Authors: Matthew Spring
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

"Spring focuses on the lute in Britain, but also includes two chapters devoted to continental developments: one on the transition from medieval to renaissance, the other on renaissance to baroque, and the lute in Britain is never treated in isolation. Six chapters cover all aspects of the lute's history and
A selection of the poems of Sir Constantijn Huygens (1596-1687)
Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Peter Davidson, Adriaan van der Weel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-21 - Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

Dutch Golden Age poet Constantijn Huygens (1596–1687) was a remarkable figure: in addition to writing poetry, he composed music; was secretary to two Princes of Orange, Frederick Henry and William II; and became a friend to John Donne, Rembrandt, Descartes, and many other notable people of his time. In this