Keywords

Cappella Giulia, Italian studies, manuscript, Julian Chapel, singer, Renaissance, translation

Abstract

The manuscript W720 that bears the title Capitoli che hanno da osseruare gli Cantori della Cappella di San Pietro is an unstudied and unpublished document held in the archives of the Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore, Maryland. As one of the earliest surviving written texts of its kind, W720 documents in detail the rules that the singers of the Julian Chapel had to obey during the year 1574. The following critical edition of the manuscript and the accompanying English translation are intended to provide materials that will assist Renaissance specialists in a number of areas (art history, philology, history, musicology, Italian studies, and so on).

Original Publication Citation

"Walters Ms. W 720: Chapters to Be Observed by the Singers of the Cappella Giulia ( 1574)," in "Accessus ad Auctores": Studies in Honor of Christopher Kleinhenz, Fabian Alfie and Andrea Dini (eds), MRTS 397 (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies), (Tempe, AZ: ACMRS, 2011): 401-436.

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

2011

Publisher

Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies

Language

English

College

Humanities

Department

French and Italian

University Standing at Time of Publication

Full Professor

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