E0001 Abbiati, Franco. Storia della Musica. 3rd ed. Milan: Garzanti, 1967. 3 vols. ML 160.A224.
In vol 1 of this general history, Dalle origini al Cinquecento, pp.424-463 address the state of church music, the Council of Trent and the CounterReformation, and the music of Palestrina and his contemporaries. This section also contains a color plate with a po rtrait of the composer and a facsimile page from the Lateran 59 autograph. In the second edition, comparative coverage is found in vol 1, pp.491-518, with more extensive illus trations.