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The Cambridge companion to Monteverdi

Author: John Whenham; Richard Wistreich
Publisher: Cambridge [etc.] : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge companions to music
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A contributory volume, first published in 2007, providing extensive treatment of Monteverdi, his music and his life.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Claudio Monteverdi; Claudio Monteverdi; Claudio Monteverdi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Whenham; Richard Wistreich
ISBN: 9780521697989 0521697980 9780521875257 0521875250
OCLC Number: 813634253
Description: XXI, 358 str. : ilustr., note ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface; Chronology; 1. Approaching Monteverdi: his cultures and ours Anthony Pryer; 2. Musical sources Tim Carter; 3. A model musical education: Monteverdi's early works Geoffrey Chew; Intermedio I: 'Ecco mormorar l'onde' (1590) Geoffrey Chew; 4. Monteverdi at Mantua 1590-1612 Roger Bowers; 5. Spaces for music in late Renaissance Mantua Paola Besutti; 6. The Mantuan madrigals and Scherzi musicali Massimo Ossi; Intermedio II: 'Ahi come a un vago sol cortese giro' (1605) Massimo Ossi; 7. Orfeo (1607) Joachim Steinheuer; 8. The Mantuan sacred music Jeffrey Kurtzman; Intermedio III: 'Laetatus sum' (1610) Jeffrey Kurtzman; 9. Music in Monteverdi's Venice Iain Fenlon; 10. The Venetian secular music Tim Carter; Intermedio IV: Lamento della Ninfa (1638) Tim Carter; 11. The Venetian sacred music John Whenham; Intermedio V: Magnificat SV281 (1641) John Whenham; 12. Monteverdi's late operas Ellen Rosand; Intermedio VI: Il ritorno d'Ulisse (1640), Act V, scene 10 Ellen Rosand; 13. Monteverdi studies and 'new' musicologies Suzanne Cusick; 14. Monteverdi in performance Richard Wistreich; Bibliography; Selected discography Richard Wistreich; The works of Monteverdi: catalogue and index John Whenham; Index of titles and first lines.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to music
Responsibility: edited by John Whenham, Richard Wistreich.

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'The book is not only informative but genuinely illuminating, particularly since it elegantly tackles details and complexities in the historical evidence ...' Nicholas Anderson, BBC Music magazine Read more...

 
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