Women musicians of Venice : musical foundations 1525-1855
This volume is an introductory, contextual study of three centuries of musical activity at the four main eleemosynary foundations of the former Republic of Venice, the Ospedali Grandi. The author provides an account of their institutional, social, religious, and civic dimensions.
Print Book, English, 1996
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1996
XII, 315 Seiten 23 cm
Part 1 Venice: city of man; city of God; la sede di musica. Part 2 The ospedali grandi: the early history of the ospedali; the organization of the four ospedali; the cori of the ospedali. Part 3 Musicians at the ospedali: external musicians - maestri and composers; internal musicians - figlie del coro.