Renaissance Art and Music

: the space between


The close interrelationship of the commissioning, production and functions of music and the visual arts in the Renaissance (c.1400 to 1600) has been increasingly recognised by scholars across multiple disciplines. … Continue reading

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Collaborative PhD Studentship: Music, print and culture in the 16th and early 17th centuries

Applications are invited for an AHRC collaborative PhD studentship, held at Royal Holloway, University of London, and The British Library, on the theme of ‘Music, print and culture in the … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Programme Notes

Our concert at Temple Church featuring the Amaryllis Consort was, in our opinion, a huge success. Thank you so much to the audience, the performers, and Temple Church for their … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Our choral concert connecting art and music

Master of the Countess of Warwick (fl. later 1560s), unidentified English children. Tallest child is holding a Josquin des Prez part book.  a choral concert connecting art and music with … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Video Pairing: Fields of the Cloth of Gold and Jean Mouton

It has been conjectured that Flemish composer Jean Mouton was in charge of the musical festivities by the French at the meeting between François I and Henry VIII at the … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Conference: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe

  When: 09.30 – 17.30, Saturday 18 January 2014 (with registration from 09.00) Where: Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN Due to unforeseen … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Art History & Sound Series

Our friends Irene Noy & Michaela Zöschg of The Courtauld Institute are running a research forum series called Art History and Sound. Though not focusing only on early art and music, … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe C. 1400-1650

  The Courtauld Institute of Art and Renaissance Art & Music present: THE VISUAL ARTS AND MUSIC IN RENAISSANCE EUROPE C 1400-1650 Second Annual Postgraduate Renaissance Symposium CALL FOR PAPERS … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Counterfeit Renaissance II

Audio recording from: Counterfeit Renaissance II Please click the link above to hear a recording of the talks that day (apologies for the mediocre quality, my iPhone did the best he could!) … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Guest Blog Post: Ivan Moody

Images: Icons and paintings; music and rites Ivan Moody The idea of the “icon” is a difficult one to convey in the West, especially now that the word is so … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Video Pairing: Two Peters, Philips and Paul Rubens

Amarilli (after G. Caccini): Amarilli Di Giulio Romano Composer: Peter Philips, ca. 1560–1628 Performed by Rachelle Taylor Album: Vox Virginalis – English Keyboard Music Under the Tudor and Stuart Reigns … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mouton Ave Maria Gemma Virginum

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