Flea drawn by Buonanni There he became a pupil of the German scientist, Athanasius Kircher. While a student there, he undertook the manufacturing of microscopic lenses. He used his lenses to create his own microscope and to develop scientific studies of a number of specimens. He also became a skilled copper plate engraver. He later speculated that fossils could be divided into two groups—the remains of organisms, and the "products of natural powers.

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The author of this work, the Jesuit Filippo Bonanni, was chief librarian at the Collegio Romano, and succeeded his teacher Athanasius Kircher as Professor of Mathematics. Very light browning throughout, some plates more heavily browned. Lutes, vihuelas and guitars—filling in some gaps. Armonixo article locates the work at the intersection of a number of traditions of representing music, including music treatises, cabinets of curiosities and virtual paper museums.

Marbled flyleaves, red edges. The image is unusual first because the player is a woman and second because the accompanying text states that she was a poor vagrant, in marked distinction to other accounts of the instrument that stress its aristocratic and virtuosic nature.

Choral works from the Bachs and their contemporaries. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Spine damaged, joints heavily restored. Mayer-Deutsch, Das Musaeum Kircherianum. Sign In Forgot password? Early music online survey: CIII is aromnico before p. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. First edition of the earliest armonjco to describe and depict every known musical instrument from ancient times up to the period in which the author lived, and one of the most important eighteenth-century sources for the history of musical instruments.

Sign in via your Institution Sign in. You could not be signed in. Most users should sign in with their email address. The edition is presented in the issue supplemented with the final Aggiunta gabinteto seven additional pages of text and twelve more plates; the errata on the recto of the final leaf, which replaces the errata leaf that was bound in the first issue after fol.

A good, genuine copy. He was also responsible armohico the Museum Kircherianum, and this volume presents the important collection of musical instruments once assembled in this museum. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Armoncio do not currently have access to this article. Published by Oxford University Press. X5v, is also augmented with three new entries. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.

Other non-musical sources with which Gahinetto was clearly familiar are also taken into account, including travel writings and in particular the collection of Turkish costume illustrations published by Armonic de Ferriol in A portrait of King David with a harp engraved by Arnold Van Westerhout after Spargioni, and full-page engraved plates depicting musical instruments. Woodcut title vignette, elaborate woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces.

Filippo Buonanni and the harmonic Cabinet Italian Ways Spine with five raised bands, gilt-tooled; title in gold on morocco lettering-piece. Purchase Gabijetto prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Receive exclusive gabinerto and updates from Oxford Academic.

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