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When is a Room a Music Room? Sounds, Spaces, and Objects in Non-courtly Italian Interiors

FLORA DENNIS

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Although never an easy feat, tracing the connections between sounds, spaces and objects becomes easier the higher up the social scale one goes in the Early Modern period. The survival of documentary ... More


Music in the French Domestic Interior (1500–1600)

SOPHIE PICKFORD

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers music-making and the material culture of music in the French domestic interior (1500–1600) with the primary aims of outlining the field; discussing the context for ... More


The Role of Music in the Venetian Home in the Cinquecento

DEBORAH HOWARD

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers the role of music and dance in the definition of identity by families and individuals in Renaissance Venice, with particular reference to the use of domestic space for ... More


Interior decorating in nineteenth-century France: The visual culture of a new profession

Anca I. Lasc

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113382
eISBN:
9781526138781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113382.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book analyzes the early stages of the interior design profession as articulated within the circles involved in the decoration of the private home in the second half of nineteenth-century France. ... More


The Lute: An Instrument for All Seasons

MICHAEL LOWE

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

During the sixteenth century in Italy, the lute became the most important musical instrument in secular settings, whether as a solo instrument or for voice accompaniments and ensembles. By the early ... More


Private lives and interior spaces: masculine subjects in Ravi Varma’s scholar paintings

Niharika Dinkar

in Empires of Light: Vision, Visibility and Power in Colonial India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526139634
eISBN:
9781526150387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139641.00014
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the discourse on light and shadow in two paintings of scholars by Ravi Varma that use chiaroscuro to depict men reading within the interiors of a westernised home. Ravi Varma ... More


Chardin’s Slowness

Pierre Saint-Amand

in The Pursuit of Laziness: An Idle Interpretation of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149271
eISBN:
9781400838714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149271.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the dialogue in Jean-Siméon Chardin's work between labor and leisure, between effort and laziness. Chardin is known as a painter of domestic interiors, a remarkable portraitist ... More


Physical spaces and book formats

David Pearson

in Book Ownership in Stuart England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198870128
eISBN:
9780191912955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870128.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter provides an overview of our knowledge of ways in which books were stored in homes during the seventeenth century, drawing on existing scholarship and on evidence from contemporary images ... More


The Material World of a Household and Collection

Tom Hamilton

in Pierre de L’Estoile and his World in the Wars of Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198800095
eISBN:
9780191839870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800095.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the material culture of everyday life in late-Renaissance Paris by setting L’Estoile’s diaries and after-death inventory against a sample of the inventories of thirty-nine of ... More


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