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Title Marvels of sound and beauty : Italian Baroque musical instruments / edited by Franca Falletti, Renato Meucci, Gabriele Rossi-Rognoni.

Published Florence : Giunti : Firenze musei, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  784.1945 MARV    DUE 18-11-19
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description 255 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm
Notes Catalog of an exhibition held at the Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence, June 21-Nov. 4, 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-251) and index.
Contents Resounding beauties : the beauty of sound / Franca Falletti -- Mucial instrument collections in Renaissance and Baroque Italy / Renato Meucci -- Italian musical instruments in Europe : the dynamics of an exodus / Gabriele Rossi-Rognoni -- Musical instruments between decoration, form and function : considerations on beauty / Claudio Paolini -- Zoomorphic and theatrical musical instruments in the late Italian Renaissance and Baroque eras / Herbert Heyde -- Musical instruments made of unusual and precious materials, jewels in their own right / Friedemann Hellwig -- Paintings and sculptures on European musical instruments / Florence Gétreau.
Other author Falletti, Franca, editor.
Meucci, Renato, editor.
Rossi Rognoni, Gabriele, editor.
Subject Musical instruments -- Italy -- 17th century -- Exhibitions.
Musical instruments -- Italy -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.
ISBN 9788809053953