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The Italian traditions & Puccini : compositional theory and practice in nineteenth-century opera

Author: Nicholas Baragwanath
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2011.
Series: Musical meaning and interpretation.
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The theory and practice of Italian musical composition

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Baragwanath, Nicholas.
Italian traditions & Puccini.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011
(DLC) 2011008988
(OCoLC)663954299
Named Person: Giacomo Puccini; Giacomo Puccini
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Baragwanath
ISBN: 9780253001665 0253001668
OCLC Number: 750236168
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 407 p.) : ill.
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgements A Note on Translation and Terminology 1: Musical Traditions in Nineteenth-Century Italy I. The Italian Schools II. An Introduction to the Primary Sources III. Puccini and the End of the Great Tradition 2. Studies in Lucca and Milan I. Composition as Craft II. The Istituto musicale in Lucca III. Scarpia and the Partimento Cadence IV. The Conservatorio di Milano 3. Lessons in Dramatic Composition I: Rhythm I. Rhythm without Measure, Accent without Beat II. Rules of Versification, Lippmann's Rhythmic-Musical Types, and Two Case-Studies III. Historical Survey of Writings on Ritmo IV. Short Case-Studies from Bellini and Puccini 4. Lessons in Dramatic Composition II: Harmony and Counterpoint I. The Partimento Tradition II. Michele Puccini's Corso pratico di contrappunto (1846)III. The Bolognese Attachment, or "Little Keys for Winding Clocks" IV. Regular Motions and Melodic Composition 5. Lessons in Dramatic Composition III: Affect, Imitation, and Conduct I. Dominant Affects and their Movements II. Physical and Sentimental Imitation III. Form and Conduct IV. Case-Studies from Verdi, Boito, and Puccini 6. Vocalizzi, Solfeggi, and Real (or Ideal) Composition I. Lessons in Singing and Counterpoint II. Lessons in Singing and Solfeggio III. From Solfeggio to Ideal Composition in Puccini (and Bellini) Notes; Bibliography; Index of Concepts; Index of Names and Works
Series Title: Musical meaning and interpretation.
Other Titles: Italian traditions and Puccini
Responsibility: Nicholas Baragwanath.

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"Baragwanath represents with admirable clarity the most important (and entangled) facets of the Italian theoretical traditions... An impressive tour de force." Giorgio Sanguinetti, University of Read more...

 
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