Music and Science in the Age of Galileo


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I Historical, Contemporary, and Celestial Models for the Musical and Scientific Revolution in the Age of Galileo.- Music and Philosophy in Early Modern Science.- Beats and the Origins of Early Modern Science.- Music and the Crisis of Seventeenth-Century Europe.- Kepler, Galilei, and the Harmony of the World.- II Symbolical and Philosophical Perspectives on Galileo and Music.- The Artistic Patronage of the Barberini and the Galileo Affair.- Musical Myth and Galilean Science in Giovanni Serodine’s Allegoria della scienza.- Tickles, Titillations, and the Wonderful Accidents of Sounds: Galileo and the Consonances.- Galileo and the Demise of Pythagoreanism.- III The Musical Background of Seventeenth-Century Science: Theory, Practice, and Craftsmanship.- Was Galileo’s Father an Experimental Scientist?.- Vincenzo Galilei in Rome: His First Book of Lute Music (1563) and its Cultural Context.- Six Seventeenth-Century Dutch Scientists and their Knowledge of Music.- In Tune with the Universe: The Physics and Metaphysics of Galileo’s Lute.- Contributors.

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