1555 in music

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Events[edit]

  • January 17 - Italian viol player and composer Peter Lupo joins the musicians' guild in London.
  • Composer Thomas Whythorne returns to England from travels in Italy and the rest of Europe. The book he wrote about his travels is now lost.[1]

Music[edit]

Publications[edit]

  • Nicola VicentinoL'antica musica ridotta alla moderna prattica (Ancient Music Adapted to Modern Practice), a treatise aimed at revising the chromatic and enharmonic genera of the ancient Greeks.

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chaney, E. (1998) The Evolution of the Grand Tour: Anglo-Italian Cultural Relations Since the Renaissance, Frank Cass Publishers, London. ISBN 0-7146-4577-X.