Exhibition: Early Music Treatises from the Library’s Collections

 

The Music & Arts Library is currently presenting Early Music Treatises, an exhibition of 16 volumes from the Library’s Cased collection.  It features Italian, German, and English treatises published from 1573 to 1843.   Among its offerings, it includes the earliest published book in the Library’s collection, Gioseffo Zarlino’s  Le institvtioni harmoniche, published in Venice in 1573 (pictured first, below).   The exhibition was curated by Elizabeth Davis and will be on view through the end of the spring 2019 semester.

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