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Songs, Scribes, and Society: The History and Reception of the Loire Valley Chansonniers (New Cultural History of Music) Hardcover – December 17, 2010


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"A welcome addition to the existing literature on the topic...Alden's fine monograph presents important conclusions that future research on the fifteenth-century chanson will not be able to sidestep." --American Historical Review


"A deep, meaningful study of the Loire Valley Chansonniers. Readers are provided with a thorough examination of the manuscripts, including revised dating, chronology, and provenance, but also with an account of how the chansonniers fit into the society into which they were born (as well as the nineteenth and twentieth centuries)." --Fontes Artis Musicae


"Alden brilliantly brings to life the Loire Valley chansonniers and the cultural environment in which they were produced. This exquisitely researched book, which revises many basic presuppositions about the cultural relations of Burgundy and France, will leave a significant mark on modern understanding of fifteenth-century music and poetry." --Michael Randall, Professor of French and Comparative Literature, Brandeis University


"Jane Alden's study is likely to become a veritable vade mecum, indispensable to every lover of fifteenth century secular music. It includes everything that one needs to know about the chansonniers of the Loire Valley." --Leeman L. Perkins, Professor Emeritus, Columbia University and author, Music in the Age of the Renaissance (Norton, 1999)


"One of the features, and benefits, of the book is access to a companion Web site, which features full-color, high-resolution images from the chansonniers, along with three appendixes that provide crucial support for Alden's arguments. Recommended." --Choice


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Jane Alden is Associate Professor of Music at Wesleyan University. She specializes in manuscript production, patronage, and music books in fifteenth-century France. She is editor of Johannes Delahaye: Chansons in Loire Valley Sources (2001) and her writings have been published in Acta Musicologica, the Journal of Musicology, Revue belge de musicologie, and Contemporary Music Review.

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