Serafino IV Andrea Cossa and the foggia spagnola

TTo sing his strambotti, Serafino models himself on Andrea Cossa, a Neapolitan gentleman who played the lute, and on the Catalan Benedetto Gareth, according to the Cariteo. What does this “Spanish” manner mean ? Under the influence of the Aragonese court and the papacy of the Borgias, Hispanic culture penetrated Italy during the final years of the 15th century.