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Lidia spina del mio cuore

 

Canzonetta by Claudio Monteverdi from Scherzi Musicali (1607)
performed by La Romanesca: Hartley Newnham (voice), Ruth Wilkinson & Ros Bandt (recorders), John Griffiths (lute). Melbourne, May 1978

Pietrobono and his followers: Lutenist improvisors and unwritten musical practice in Italian courts around 1500

 

Lecture presented at the International Symposium, The Power of Luxury: Art and Culture at the Italian Courts in the Lifetime of Machiavelli, Australian Institute of Art History, University of Melbourne, 19-20 February 2013