1390s in music

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Events[edit]

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the 1390s.

  • 1391
  • 1392
  • 1394
    • early in the year – The canons of Notre-Dame de Paris successfully solicit 200 francs from Charles VI for rebuilding the cathedral organ, after the original had fallen into disrepair.[5]
  • 1395
    • exact date unknown – Johannes Tapissier makes a second visit to Avignon in the entourage of Philip the Bold.[3]
  • 1397
    • 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.[6]
  • 1399
    • exact date unknown – Johannes Tapissier visits Flanders in the entourage of Philip the Bold.[3]

Works[edit]

  • 1399
    • May or June – Johannes Ciconia, Una panthera in compagnia de Marte madrigal for three voices, written for the diplomatic visit by Lazzaro Guinigi of Lucca to Gian Galeazzo Visconti in Pavia .

Births[edit]

Guillaume Dufay (left), with Gilles Binchois, circa 1440s

Deaths[edit]

  • 1397
    • September 2 – Francesco Landini, Italian composer, poet, organist, singer and instrument maker (born c.1325)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Agostino Ziino, "'Magister Antonius dictus Zacharias de Teramo': alcune date e molte ipotesi", Rivista Italiana di Musicologia 14 (1979): 311–48. Citation on 311.
  2. ^ 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).
  3. ^ a b c 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).
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ 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).
  6. ^ 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.