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Desperate Measures The Life and Music of Antonia Padoani Bembo,9780199350445

Desperate Measures The Life and Music of Antonia Padoani Bembo

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9780199350445

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Pub. Date:
12/1/2013
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Oxford University Press, USA
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Author Biography


Claire Fontijn is Professor and Chair of the Department of Music at Wellesley College, where she teaches courses on Early Music; Opera; Music, Gender and Sexuality; Louis XIV's France; and the German Lied. Professor Fontijn's other books are Fiori Musicali: Liber amicorum Alexander Silbiger (2010) and The Vision of Music in Saint Hildegard's Scivias (2013).

Table of Contents


List of Documents (Appendix 1)
List of Longer Musical Examples (Appendix 2)
Abbreviations

Introduction: Uncovering her Story

PART I. THE LIFE
Chapter 1: The Girl Who Sings
Chapter 2: Our Lady of Good News

PART II. THE MUSIC
Chapter 3: Harmonic Productions
Chapter 4: Ties That Bind
Chapter 5: The United Tastes
Chapter 6: Penitence
Chapter 7: Hercules in Love
Postscript: Sunset

Appendix 1. Documents
Appendix 2. Longer Musical Examples
List of Web Site Tracks
Bibliography
Index


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