New, first-time color facsimile. Vincenzo Capirola Lutebook Compositione di Meser Vincenzo Capirola gentil homo Bresano. ca. [Ms Newberry Library. All we need is the price of a paperback book to sustain a library the whole world trusts. We have . Identifier imslp-lutebook-capirola-vincenzo. Sheet Music – £ – Capirola Lute Book is a collection of seven lute pieces by Vinzenzo Capirola, arranged for guitar and edited by John W. Duarte.

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I am assigned to table 3. Walter Bitner off the podium. English records talk of a “phenomenal Brescian lutenist”, and there is a piece from the time called “The Duke of Somerset’s Dump,” which is virtually identical to one of the Padoanae in the Capirola book.

He obviously cared a great deal for his maestro, and would hardly be likely to part with such a work. The outer edges are darker, and slightly discolored. In the music section, the same piece is called “Balleto dare ballare” A Dance for Dancing. Clearly Gombosi had done considerable work in researching Vicenzo Capirola’s life and family biographies, but the dry fact that his sister’s name had appeared on some obscure ducal tax record in or something of this nature was not of any real importance to me.


All the animals are set in grasslands or in trees. Then the barnyard creatures, like sheep and goats, donkeys and cows.

Then you have to take off any overcoats, etc where you could smuggle things out and place them in a locker. What Kind of Blog Is This?

Brescia is an ancient city in Lombardy, about a hundred miles due west of Venice at the foot of the alps.

I think her nametag says Maria 1. A wide representation of wild beasts, such as boars, foxes, wolves, rabbits, deer and elk.

I see it as a kind of musical version of the famous and quite mysterious Voynitch Manuscript Many of these animals are in llute bloody fights.

Capirola Lutebook

Call number found, I took my little yellow card back to librarian 2. I pretty much know what the original looks like; in fact, I own a facsimile copy of it 2.

I was assigned a seat by the window and was told “we’ll be out with it in a bit”. There is also speculation that the lutenist whose music is featured in the famous Capirola Lute Book may have visited the English court inor even may be identical to John Peter, but alas, there […].

It’s also available as a physical copy not free capiro,a some online stores.

Bears also, not something normally associated with Italy but doubtless common enough in its time. Oute remaining pieces are dances: Did seeing the Capirola Lute Book change my life? What makes this book particularly special is the amazing illustrations along the outer and lower margins. Certainly, in the same way that a fine meal might be. December 16, at 5: Observe the most beautiful secret and art that is to be found in putting down and playing things — and have this for a maxim of Aristotle and make it your great fundament: It capirpla made out of heavy cardboard, I think.


Capirola Lutebook – Wikipedia

Fifth, in addition to his talent with depicting living plants and animals, Vitale had a fanciful free-form talent. To ensure it wasn’t discovered and burned, he drew some pen and ink drawings in the margins, and many of them are luute instruments played at the time: We recorded items from Thomas Woode’s books, and very fine it was too.

One can ponder what the history of this book has been.

Is this a valid speculation? Not only of the paintings more in a moment but each rhythm sign is in it’s own color code:

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