9780860788232

Monteverdi and His Contemporaries

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    9780860788232

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    0860788237

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-11-28
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

This collection of reprinted essays takes the trends of the author's Music, Patronage and Printing in Late Renaissance Florence (also in the 'Variorum' series) in a somewhat different direction. If the focus there was primarily on archival documents, here it is on the actual music. The starting-point is similar - the rise of the 'new music' for solo voice and basso continuo in late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Florence, in particular the songs of Giulio Caccini. But it moves on to broader aesthetic issues crystallized in contemporary theoretical debate and musical practice - not least the rise of aria-based styles - and concludes with a series of studies of Claudio Monteverdi's works for the theatre, including the operas Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (1640) and the ever-problematic L'incoronazione di Poppea (1643).

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Acknowledgments xi
Music Publishing in Italy, c. 1580--c. 1625: Some Preliminary Observations
19(189)
Royal Musical Association Research Chronicle 20. London, 1986--87
On the Compostion and Performance of Caccini's Le nuove musiche (1602)
208(42)
Early Music 12. Oxford, 1984
Caccini's Amarilli, mia bella: Some Questions (and a Few Answers)
250
Journal of the Royal Musical Association 113. Oxford, 1988
New Songs for Old? Guarini and the Monody
61(66)
Guarini: la musica, i musicisti, ed. Angelo Pompilio. Lucca, 1997
`An Air New and Grateful to the Ear': The Concept of Aria in Late Renaissance and Early Baroque Italy
127(44)
Music Analysis 12. Oxford, 1993
Artusi, Monteverdi, and the Poetics of Modern Music
171
Musical Humanism and its Legacy: Essays in Honor of Claude V. Palisca, ed. N. K. Baker and B. R. Hanning. Stuyvesant, NY, 1992
`Sfogava con le stelle' Reconsidered: Some Thoughs on the Analysis of Monteverdi's Mantuan Madrigals
147
Claudio Monteverdi: studi e prospettive; atti del convegno, Mantova, 21--24 ottobre 1993, ed. P. Besutti, T. M. Gialdroni and R. Baroncini. Florence, 1998
Resemblance and Representation: Towards a New Aesthetic in the Music of Monteverdi
118(399)
`Con che soavita': Studies in Italian Opera, Song and Dance, 1580--1740, ed. Iain Fenlon and Tim Carter. Oxford, 1995
Possente spirto: On Taming the Power of Music
517
Early Music 21. Oxford, 1993
Intriguing Laments: Sigismondo d'India, Claudio Monteverdi, and Dido alla parmigiana (1628)
32
Journal of the American Musicological Society 49. Chicago, 1996
`In Love's Harmonious Consort'? Penelope and the Interpretation of Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria
1(172)
Cambridge Opera Journal 5. Cambridge, 1993
Re-Reading Poppea: Some Thoughts on Music and Meaning in Monteverdi's Last Opera
173
Journal of the Royal Musical Association 122. Oxford, 1997
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