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links to selected readings for MU 551, with Stephen Stubbs and Nancy Zylstra.
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Selected Course Readings

Use the links below to access reading material for MU 551. The links will take you to a shared Dropbox folder where the files are hosted. 

CAUTION: some of these files are VERY large!

  • Caccini"s "Le Nuove Musiche"
    up to page 14
  • Caccini's "Le Nuove Musiche"
    pages 30-56
  • Caswell (1964)
    The Development of Seventeenth-Century French Vocal Ornamentation and its Influence Upon Late Baroque Ornamentation-Practice. A Commentary Upon the Art of Proper Singing, and Particularly with Regard to French Vocal Music by Benigne de Bacilly. Translated (and including Musical Manuscripts in Modern Notation Transcribed and Edited by the Author) by CASWELL, AUSTIN BALDWIN, JR., Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1964.
  • Lorimer (2002)
    A critical study and translation of Benigne de Bacilly's Remarques curieuses sur L'art de bien chanter. By Lorimer, E.M., 2002, Ph.D., London, Goldsmiths College.
    **Also available in print as a Class Reserve. Ask at the Circulation Desk.

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