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  1. Oct 2019
    1. Then Balbuena argues that there would be no music were it not for poetry.

      Did Balbuena argue that music without lyrics was also descended from poetry, or did he just not take that into account? Is this answered later in the text?

    2. To place Balbuena in his time, it is interesting to note that he was born within two years of Shakespeare, Galileo, and Michelangelo

      This is an interesting thing to think about in terms of contemporary history, as these figures are not often portrayed as being part of the colonial period