Vallet Or Valet, Nicolas
Vallet Or Valet, Nicolas
Vallet Or Valet, Nicolas, eminent French-born Netherlandish lutenist and composer; b. probably in Corbény, Ile-de-France, c. 1583; d. probably in Amsterdam, after 1642. He apparently received his musical training in his homeland, and was in Amsterdam by 1614. He was greatly esteemed as a performer and composer, and also active as a teacher. A. Souris edited OEuvres de Nicolas Vallet pour luth seul: Le Secret des Muses, livres I, II (1970).
(all publ. in Amsterdam): 21 Psalmen Davidsfor Voice and Lute (1615; 2nded., 1619, as XXÍ pseaumes de David); Secretum musarumfor Lute (1615; 2nded., 1618, as Le Secret des Muses: Paradisus musicus testudinis); Ret tweede boeck van de (30) luyt-tablatuerfor 1 and 4 Lutes (1616; 2nded., 1619, as Le Second Livre de tablature de luth, intitulé Le Secret des Muses); Bruylofts-gesangfor 5 Voices (1619); Regia pietas, hoc est (150) Psalmi Davidicifor Lute (1620); Apollinis susse Leyr, das ist… Pavannen, Galliarden, Balletten, Bransles, Couranten…fransösiche Stuck…en-gelsche Stückfor Viola and Basso Continuo (1642); Le Mont Parnasse…contenant plusiers pavannes, gaillardes, ballets, bransles, courantes, fantasies, et batailles, ab, 6 (c. 1644); several lute pieces in MS collections.
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire
"Vallet Or Valet, Nicolas." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (January 20, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/vallet-or-valet-nicolas
"Vallet Or Valet, Nicolas." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved January 20, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/vallet-or-valet-nicolas
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.