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The Renaissance Ethics of Music

Singing, Contemplation and Musica Humana, 1st Edition

By Hyun-Ah Kim


208 pages

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Paperback: 9781138053472
pub: 2017-03-31
Hardback: 9781848935495
pub: 2015-02-01

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In early modern Europe, music – particularly singing – was the arena where body and soul came together, embodied in the notion of musica humana. Kim uses this concept to examine the framework within which music and song were used to promote moral education and addresses Renaissance ideas of religion, education and music.

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Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

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HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Renaissance