1390s in music
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|1380s . 1390s in music . 1400s|
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This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the 1390s.
- 1 February – Antonio Zacara da Teramo, a singer in the papal chapel, is appointed "scriptor litterarum apostolicarum" (papal secretary) by Pope Boniface IX.
- exact dates unknown
- exact date unknown – Johannes Tapissier makes a second visit to Avignon in the entourage of Philip the Bold.
- exact date unknown – Earliest reference to a clavecembalum (in this case meaning a clavichord), in a letter from a Paduan lawyer Lambertacci, attributing its invention to Magister Armanus de Alemania.
- exact date unknown – Johannes Tapissier visits Flanders in the entourage of Philip the Bold.
- September 2 – Francesco Landini, Italian composer, poet, organist, singer and instrument maker (born c.1325)
- Agostino Ziino, "'Magister Antonius dictus Zacharias de Teramo': alcune date e molte ipotesi", Rivista Italiana di Musicologia 14 (1979): 311–48. Citation on 311.
- Laurence Libin and Arnold Myers, "Instruments, Collections of, §2: Medieval", The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London: Macmillan Publishers, 2001).
- Craig Wright, "Tapissier, Johannes [Jean de Noyers]", The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London: Macmillan Publishers, 2001).
- Laura Kendrick, "Rhetoric and the Rise of Public Poetry: The Career of Eustache Deschamps", Studies in Philology 80, no. 1 (Winter 1983): 1–13. Citation on 7.
- Craig Wright, Music and Ceremony at Notre Dame of Paris, 500-1550, Cambridge Studies in Music (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989): 146. ISBN 978-0-521-24492-3 (cloth); ISBN 978-0-521-08834-3 (pbk).
- Edmund A. Bowles, "On the Origin of the Keyboard Mechanism in the Late Middle Ages", Technology and Culture 7 (1966): 152–62. Citation on 154.