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Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music

Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music

VOLUME 3 (1997) NUMBER 1

Table of Contents



  • ROBERT L. KENDRICK, Celestial Sirens: Nuns and Their Music in Early Modern Milan (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996). Reviewed by Steven Saunders
  • STEVEN SAUNDERS, Cross, Sword, and Lyre: Sacred Music at the Imperial Court of Ferdinand II of Habsburg (1619-1637) (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995). Reviewed by Stewart Carter
  • NOEL O'REGAN, Institutional Patronage in Post-Tridentine Rome: Music at Santissima Trinità dei Pellegrini 1550-1650 (London: Royal Musical Association, 1995). Reviewed by Giuseppe Gerbino
  • BERNARD BRAUCHLI, SUSAN BRAUCHLI, AND ALBERTO GALAZZO, editors., De Clavicordio II: Proceedings of the International Clavichord Symposium, Magnano, 21-23 September 1995 (Magnano: Musica Antica a Magnano, 1996). Reviewed by David Harris


  • GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI, "Fioretti del Frescobaldi": London, British Library Add. 40080, edited by Andrea Marcon and Armin Gaus (Zimmern ob Rottweil: Edition Gaus, 1994). Reviewed by Frederick Hammond
  • Seventeenth-Century Italian Sacred Music, Anne Schnoebelen, general editor (25 vols.; New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1995- ). Reviewed by Jonathan Glixon
  • JOHANN CASPAR KERLL, The Collected Works for Keyboard (New York: The Broude Trust, 1995), and Four Suites (New York: The Broude Trust, 1991), edited by C. David Harris. Reviewed by David R. Fuller
  • GUILLAUME-GABRIEL NIVERS, Motets à voix seule, accompagnée de la basse continue, Paris, 1689, introduced by Philippe Lescat and Jean Saint-Arroman (Courlay: Fuzeau, 1994), and ROBERT BALLARD, Premier Livre de tablature de luth, 1611, introduced by Pascale Boquet and François-Pierre Goy (Courlay: Fuzeau, 1995). Reviewed by David J. Buch


  • Stravaganze: 17th-Century Italian Songs and Dances, performed by The King's Noyse: David Douglass, director, with Andrew Lawrence-King, harp (Harmonia Mundi USA, 1995). Reviewed by Wendy Heller
  • JOHANN HEINRICH SCHMELZER, Violin Sonatas, performed by Romanesca: Andrew Manze, violin; Nigel North, theorbo; John Toll, harpsichord and organ (Harmonia Mundi USA, 1996). Reviewed by Peter Wollny


by Bruce Gustafson, Reviews Editor

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