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Published: 26 July 2001

568 Pages | numerous halftones and music examples


ISBN: 9780198166207

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The Lute in Britain

A History of the Instrument and its Music

Matthew Spring

Early Music Series

  • The first full account of the lute's history and music in Britain
  • Gives detailed information about the instrument itself, its players and makers, its repertoire, technique and all the key composers and players
  • Compares the lute in Britain with its development in Europe