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Collection of musical treatises copied out by Fra G. de Anglia

The Newberry Library

Chicago, IL

Various Authors

Year: 1391

Type of Work: Book

Material: parper

Description: This collection was assembled in Pavia where music was an important discipline in the University, founded in 1361. The page shown here displays La Harpe de melodie, a complex polyphonic song by Jacob de Senleches which may have been composed for the court of Duke Giangaleazzo Visconti (1351-1402).

Dimensions: 9 51/64 x 7 3/32 in. (24.9 x 18 cm)

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