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The Cambridge history of eighteenth-century music

Author: Simon P Keefe
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge Univ. Pres, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk edView all editions and formats

The eighteenth century arguably boasts a more remarkable group of significant musical figures, and a more engaging combination of genres, styles and aesthetic orientations than any century before or  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon P Keefe
ISBN: 9781107643970 110764397X 9780521663199 0521663199
OCLC Number: 1019964392
Description: XVII, 798 s. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Editor's preface Simon P. Keefe; Prelude: 1. The musical map of Europe c.1700 STEPHEN ROSE; Part I. Music for the Church: 2. Catholic church music in Italy, and the Spanish and Portuguese Empires PAUL R. LAIRD; 3. Catholic sacred music in Austria JEN-YEN CHEN; 4. Catholic church music in France JEAN-PAUL C. MONTAGNIER; 5. Lutheran church music STEPHEN ROSE; 6. Protestant church music in England and America CHARLES E. BREWER; Interlude; 7. Listening, thinking and writing DAVID SCHROEDER; Part II. Music for the Theatre: 8. Italian opera in the eighteenth century MARGARET R. BUTLER; 9. Opera in Paris from Campra to Rameau LOIS ROSOW; 10. An instinct for parody and a spirit for revolution: Parisian opera, 1752-1800 MICHAEL FEND; 11. German opera from Richard Keiser to Peter Winter CLAUDIA MAURER ZENCK, translated by Anke Caton and Simon P. Keefe; 12. The lure of aria, procession and spectacle: opera in eighteenth-century London MICHAEL BURDEN; 13. Music theatre in Spain RAINER KLEINERTZ; 14. Opera in Sweden GREGER ANDERSSON; Interlude; 15. Performance in the eighteenth century JOHN IRVING; Part III. Music for the Salon and Concert Room: 16. Keyboard music from Couperin to early Beethoven ROHAN STEWART-MACDONALD; 17. The Serenata in the eighteenth century STEFANIE TCHAROS; 18. Private music in public spheres: chamber cantata and song BERTA JONCUS; 19. Handel and English oratorio EVA ZOELLNER; 20. The Overture-Suite, Concerto Grosso and Harmoniemusik in the eighteenth century STEVEN ZOHN; 21. Concerto of the individual SIMON MCVEIGH; 22. Eighteenth-century symphonies: an unfinished dialogue RICHARD WILL; 23. The string quartet CLIFF EISEN; Postlude: 24. Across the divide: currents of musical thought in Europe, c.1790-1810 SIMON P. KEEFE; Appendix 1: Personalia DAVID BLACK; Appendix 2: Chronology DAVID BLACK; Appendix 3: Institutions in major European cities DAVID BLACK.
Responsibility: ed. by Simon P. Keefe.
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