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Renaissance Music (ca. 1430–1600): A Guide to Research and Resources: Introduction & Contents

This subject guide under construction from December 2021-

About This Guide

This guide presents basic and specialized resources for researching the music composed during the Renaissance period, roughly from 1430 through 1600, The guide broadly covers all the styles, genres, cultures, creators, and social aspects of music that flourished in Europe between. Coverage includes all formats of music research and performance: books, essay collections, articles in scholarly journals, critical editions, recordings, electronic resources, and key websites. This guide also provides specific tips for searching Renaissance music in the library catalog and key online resources.

Surveys of Renaissance Music: Books

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Darwin Scott
Arthur Mendel Music Library
The Woolworth Center of Musical Studies
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544-1007
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