The Madrigal: A Research and Information Guide is the first comprehensive annotated bibliography of scholarship on virtually all aspects of madrigal composition, production, and consumption. It contains 1,237 entries for items in English, French, German, and Italian. Scholars, students, teachers, librarians, and performers now have access to this rich literature in a single volume.
Introduction 1. General Reference 2. General Studies of the Madrigal 3. Specialized Studies of the Madrigal 4 The Madrigal Outside Italy 5 Studies of Related Genres 6 Printers and Publishers 7 Poetry and the Madrigal 8 Patrons and Collectors 9 Composers 10 Contemporaneous Theorists, Historians, and Commentators 11 Iconography 12 Issues of Performance Author Index Subject Index