Bibliography of readings related to Noyses, Sounds, and Sweet Aires: Music in Early Modern England

This article is related to Noyses, Sounds, and Sweet Aires: Music in Early Modern England, one of the Exhibitions at the Folger.

The following list is arranged alphabetically. The list is not meant to be comprehensive, but is meant to lead the interested reader to some of the many general resources in the area of music in early modern England.

Ashbee, Andrew. Records of English Court Music. Snodland, Kent: Aldershot, 1986–1995.
Folger Call Number: ML286.8.L5 A8
Ashbee, Andrew, and David Lasocki, eds. A Biographical Dictionary of English Court Musicians 1485–1714. Aldershot, Hants, England; Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate, 1998.
Folger Call Number: ML106.G7 A84 1998
Austern, Linda. "‘Alluring the Auditorie to Effeminacie’: Music and the Idea of the Feminine in Early Modern England." Music and Letters 74 (1993).
Folger Call Number: ML5 .M8
———. Music in English Children's Drama of the Later Renaissance. Philadelphia: Gordon and Breach, 1992.
Folger Call Number: ML1731 .A9
Baldwin, Elizabeth. Paying the Piper: Music in Pre-1642 Cheshire. Kalamazoo, Mich.: Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, 2002.
Folger Call Number: ML286.7.C48 B35 2002
Bowers, Roger. English Church Polyphony: Singers and Sources from the 14th to the 17th Century. Aldershot; Brookfield, USA: Ashgate, 1999.
Folger Call Number: ML2931.1 .B69 1999
Boyd, Morrison Comegys. Elizabethan Music and Musical Criticism. Revised edition. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1974.
Folger Call Number: ML286.2.B59 E48 1962 (c1962)
Bray, Roger, ed. The Sixteenth Century. The Blackwell History of Music in Britain. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Reference; Cambridge, MA: Blackwell, 1995.
Folger Call Number: ML285.1 .S5
Caldwell, John. The Oxford History of English Music. Vol. I, From the Beginnings to c. 1715. Oxford [England]: Clarendon Press; Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
Folger Call Number: ML286 .C3
Charteris, Richard. An Annotated Catalogue of Music Manuscripts in the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. Hillsdale, N.Y.: Pendragon Press, 2005.
Folger Call Number: ML136.W42 F65 2005
Clark, Peter. The English Alehouse: A Social History, 1200–1830. London; New York: Longman, 1983.
Folger Call Number: GT3843 .C5
Duffin, Ross. Shakespeare's Songbook. New York: Norton, 2004.
Folger Call Number: ML80.S5 D85 2004
Finney, Gretchen L. Musical Backgrounds for English Literature: 1580–1650. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press 1962.
Folger Call Number: ML3849 .F55
Gouk, Penelope. Music, Science, and Natural Magic in Seventeenth-Century England. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1999.
Folger Call Number: ML286.2 .G68 1999
Harper, John. The Forms and Orders of Western Liturgy from the Tenth to the Eighteenth Century. Oxford; New York, 1991.
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Hollander, John. The Untuning of the Sky: Ideas of Music in English Poetry, 1500–1700. Second edition. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1993.
Folger Call Number: PR508.M7 H6 1993
Holman, Peter. Four and Twenty Fiddlers: The Violin at the English Court 1540–1690. Oxford [England]: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
Folger Call Number: ML878 .H6
Houck, Stacey Jocoy. “Decoding Music Resistance: Vocal Music in the Service of the King (1625–1660).” Ph.D. diss., University of Illinois, 2005.
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Kisby, Fiona, ed. Music and Musicians in Renaissance Cities and Towns. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Folger Call Number: ML172 .M86 2001
Krummel, Donald William. English Music Printing 1553–1700. London: Bibliographical Society, 1975.
Folger Call Number: ML112 .K7
Le Huray, Peter. Music and the Reformation in England, 1549–1660. Second edition. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1978.
Folger Call Number: ML3131 .L44 (c1967)
Lindley, David. Shakespeare and Music. London: Arden Shakespeare, 2006.
Folger Call Number: ML80.S5 L56 2006
McColley, Diane Kelsey. Poetry and Music in Seventeenth-Century England. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Folger Call Number: ML3849 .M35 1997
Mellers, Wilfrid. "Music: Paradise and Paradox in the Seventeenth Century." In Seventeenth-Century Britain, ed. Boris Ford. Cambridge, 1992.
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Milsom, John. "Music, Politics, and Society." In A Companion to Tudor Britain. Blackwell Companions to British History, ed. Robert Tittler and Norman L. Jones. [London]: Historical Association; Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2004.
Folger Call Number: DA315 .C66 2004
———. "Sacred Songs in the Chamber." In English Choral Practice 1400–1650, ed. John Morehen. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Folger Call Number: ML3031.2 .E54 1995
———. "Songs and Society in Early Tudor London." Early Music History 16 (1997).
Folger Call Number: ML170 .E3
Monson, Craig. "Byrd, the Catholics, and the Motet: The Hearing Reopened." In Hearing the Motet: Essays on the Motet of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, ed. Dolores Pesce. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Folger Call Number: ML3275 .H4 1997
———. "Elizabethan London." In The Renaissance: From the 1470s to the End of the 16th Century, ed. Iain Fenlon. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1989.
Folger Call Number: ML172 .R46
———. Voices and Viols in England, 1600–1650: The Sources and the Music. Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Research Press, 1982.
Folger Call Number: ML286.2 .M6
Morehen, John, ed. English Choral Practice 1400–1650. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Folger Call Number: ML3031.2 .E54 1995
Page, Daniel Bennett. "Uniform and Catholic: Church Music in the Reign of Mary Tudor (1553–1558)." Ph.D. diss., Brandeis University, 1996.
Folger Call Number: ML3131 .P34 1996
Price, David C. Patrons and Musicians of the English Renaissance. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981.
Folger Call Number: ML286.2 .P7
Schmitt, Samuel Armstrong. "The Paston Manuscripts in Context: A Study of Folger Shakespeare Library Ms V.A.405–7." Ph.D. diss., Catholic University of America, 2004.
Folger Call Number: ML286.2 .S36 2004
Seng, Peter J. The Vocal Songs in the Plays of Shakespeare, a Critical History. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1967.
Folger Call number: ML80.S5 S35
Shesgreen, Sean, ed. The Criers and Hawkers of London: Engravings and Drawings by Marcellus Laroon. Aldershot, Hants., England: Scolar Press, 1990.
Folger Call Number: DA688 .L22 1990
———. Images of the Outcast: The Urban Poor in the Cries of London. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press,, 2002.
Folger Call Number: NE962.C7 S54 2002
Smith, Jeremy. "Music and Politics in Late Elizabethan England: The Identities of Oriana and Diana." Journal of the American Musicological Society 58 (2005).
Folger Call Number: ML27.U5 A6
———. Thomas East and Music Publishing in Renaissance England. Oxford; New York, 2003.
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Smith, Bruce R. The Acoustic World of Early Modern England: Attending to the O-Factor. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.
Folger Call Number: PR428.P65 S65 1999
Spink, Ian, ed. The Seventeenth Century. The Blackwell History of Music in Britain. Oxford, UK; Cambridge, MA.: Blackwell, 1992.
Folger Call Number: ML285.2 .S4
———. English Song: Dowland to Purcell. Second edition. London; New York, 1986.
Folger Call Number: ML2831 .S6 (c1974)
Temperley, Nicholas. The Hymn Tune Index: A Census of English-Language Hymn Tunes in Printed Sources from 1535 to 1820. 4 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
Folger Call Number: ML128.H8 T46 1998
———. The Music of the English Parish Church. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1979.
Folger Call Number: ML3131 .T4
Walls, Peter. Music in the English Courtly Masque 1604-1640. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
Folger Call Number: ML1731.7.E5 W35 1996
Woodfill, Walter L. Musicians in English Society from Elizabeth to Charles I. Revised edition. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1969.
Folger Call Number: ML286 .W6