Lasocki, David & Prior, Roger: The Bassanos (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780859679435

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Subtitle: Venetian Musicians & Instrument Makers in England, 1531–1665

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Part One: Family Affairs: From Venice to England; The Charterhouse and After; The Second Generation; The Third Generation; Economic Affairs, Privileges and Social Standing; The Bassano’s Jewish Identity; Part Two: The Dark Lady: Emilia Bassano and Alphonso Lanier; Was Emilia Bassano the Dark Lady of Shakespeare’s Sonnets?; Part Three: Musical Affairs: Performing I: The Court Recorder Consort; Performing II: Other Instruments; Composing; Instrument Making and Repairing; Part Four: Concluding: Reflections; Appendix I: Music and the English Bassanos after 1665; Appendix II: Jacomo and the Venetian Bassanos; Bibliography; Index.