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caccia by Gherardello da Firenze


Florence: Biblioteca Medicea-Laurenziana, Palatino 87 (Squarcialupi Codex), fol. 25v (3/2); Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Panciatichiano 26, fol. 86 (3/2); San Lorenzo, Archivio Capitolare 2211 [palimpsest], fol. 83v,87;
London: British Library, Additional 29987, fol. 25 (3/2);
Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale, fonds italien 568, fol. 25v-26 (3/2);
Parma: Biblioteca Palatina, Parmense 1081, fol. 111v (text).


1. The Manuscript London, British Museum Add. 29987, facsimile edition by Gilbert Reaney, [n.p.]: American Institute of Musicology, 1965. Musicological Studies and Documents 13, (Lo).
2. FISCHER, Kurt von. 'Caccia', The New Grove, III (1980), (Fl87).
3. Il codice musicale Panciatichi 26 della Biblioteca Nazionale di Firenze, facsimile edition by F. Alberto Gallo, Florence: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 1981, no. 154 (FP).
4. Il Codice Squarcialupi edited by F. Alberto GALLO, Lucca: Libreria Musicale Italiana, 1992.


1. Scelta di musiche per lo studio della storia, edited by Andrea Corte, 2nd edition, Milan: Ricordi, 1939, no. 36.
2. MARROCCO, W. Thomas. Fourteenth-Century Italian Cacce, Cambridge/Massachusetts: The Medieval Academy of America, 1942, p. 93.
3. Examples of Music Before 1400, edited by Harold Gleason, Rochester, New York: Eastman School of Music Series, 1942, p. 100 (Fl87).
4. The Music of Fourteenth Century Italy, edited by Nino Pirrotta, Amsterdam: American Institute of Musicology, 1954. Corpus Mensurabilis Musicae 8/I, p. 74.
5. Der Squarcialupi-Codex Pal. 87 der Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana zu Florenz, edited by Johannes Wolf and H. Albrecht, Lippstadt: Kistner and Siegel, 1955, p. 47.
6. Omnibus Music Scores. Vol. I. Earliest Music Through the Works of Beethoven, edited by William J. Starr and George F. Devine, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1964.
7. Historical Anthology of Music. Vol. I. Oriental, Medieval and Renaissance Music, edited by Archibald T. Davison and Willi Apel, Cambridge/Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1966, no. 52.
8. Italian Secular Music by Vincenzo da Rimini, Rosso de Chollegrana, Donato da Firenze, Gherardello da Firenze, Lorenzo da Firenze, edited by W. Thomas Marrocco, Monaco: Editions de L'Oiseau-Lyre, 1971. Polyphonic Music of the Fourteenth Century VII, p. 109 (Fn26), 113 (Lbl).
9. Musikgeschichte in Beispielen von der Antike bis Johann Sebastian Bach, edited by Otto Hamburg, Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1976, p. 27.
10. GOZZI, Marco. [London, British Library 29987: Transcription and Commentary], 2 vols., dissertation, Cremona, Scuola di paleografica musicale, University of Pavia: 1984-1985.
11. GARFORTH, Constance C. The Lo Manuscript: A Trecento Collection, Ph.D. dissertation, Northwestern University: 1983.
12. FULLER, Sarah. The European Musical Heritage 800-1750, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987.

Text Editions

1. CORSI, Giuseppe. Rimatori del Trecento, Turin: Unione tipografica editrice torinese, 1969, p. 1091.
2. CORSI, Giuseppe. Poesie musicali del Trecento, Bologna: Commissione per i testi di lingua, 1970, p. 68.


1. Cacce in rima dei secoli XIV e XV, edited by Giosuè Carducci, Bologna: Zanichelli, 1896.
2. WOLF, Johannes. 'Florenz in der Musikgeschichte des 14. Jahrhunderts', Sammelbände der internationale Musikgesellschaft, III (1901), pp. 607, 610.
3. FELLIN, Eugene C. A Study of Superius Variants in the Sources of Italian Trecento Music: Madrigals and Cacce, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin: 1970, passim.
4. FELLIN, Eugene C. 'The notation-types of Trecento music', L'Ars nova italiana del Trecento IV: Certaldo 1975, 1978, pp. 211-224.
5. BAUMANN, Dorothea. Die dreistimmige italienische Lied-Satztechnik im Trecento, Baden-Baden: Valentin Koerner, 1979. Sammlung musikwissenschaftlicher Abhandlung no. 64, passim.
6. FISCHER, Kurt von. 'Caccia', The New Grove, III (1980): 574-576.
7. D'ACCONE, Frank. 'Una nuova fonte dell' "Ars nova" italiana: il codice di San Lorenzo, 2111', Studi Musicali, XIII (1984): 3-31.
8. GALLO, F. Alberto. 'The musical and literary tradition of 14th century poetry set to music', Musik und Text in der Mehrstimmigkeit des 14. und 15. Jahrhunderts, edited by U. Günther and L. Finscher, Kassel: Bärenreiter: 1984, pp. 55-76.
9. YUDKIN, Jeremy. Music in Medieval Europe, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1989, pp. 524-535.
10. NADAS, John. 'Editorial practices in early Quattrocento Florentine anthologies of secular polyphony', L'Ars nova italiana del Trecento VI: Certaldo 1984, Certaldo: Centro di Studio L'ars nova italiana, 1992.


1. Italian Secular Music of the Trecento, Hortus Musicus, directed by Andres Moustonen: Chant du Monde LDX 78.665 (FRA).
2. Music of the Time of Boccaccio's Decameron, Musica Reservata, directed by John Beckett: Philips 802904.
3. Florentine Music (Ars Nova and Renaissance), New York Pro Musica, directed by La Noue Davenport: Decca DL 9428, 79428.
4. Storia della Musica Italiana. Record 2: Ars Nova, various performing groups: RAC Victor LM 40 000-2.
5. The "Canon" in the Fourteenth Century: Chace and Caccia, H. Guermant (S), F. Mertens (A), F. Anspach (T), E. Jacquier, directed by Safford Cape (1937): Anthologie Sonore AS 59.
6. Squarcialupi-Codex: Madrigals and Cacce from the Codex of Antonio Squarcialupi, Brussels Pro Musica Antiqua, directed by Safford Cape (1953): Archiv ARC 3003.
7. Historical Anthology of Music in Performance. Vol. 1: Late Medieval Music (1300 - 1400), University of Chicago Collegium Musicum, South Illinois Univ, directed by Howard Mayer Brown, Wesley Morgan (1968?): Pleiades P 250.
8. Das Fest des Pierbaldo (Le Festin de Pierbaldo) nach dem Sonettenkranz "Mundus Pacidus" des Simon d'Orvieto, Les Ménestrels - Wiener Ensemble für alte Musik (1973): Musical Heritage Society MHS 3289.
9. Ghirardello da Firenze, Ensemble Modo Antiquo (1992): Nuova Era 7151.

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