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Child composers in the old conservatories : how orphans became elite musicians

Author: Robert O Gjerdingen
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2020 ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Telling the compelling story of the seventeenth century Naples orphans who emerged from the city's conservatori as masters of the European musical world, Child Composers in the Old Conservatory  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert O Gjerdingen
ISBN: 9780190653590 0190653590
OCLC Number: 1143287882
Notes: Innehåller index och änmesord (s. 347-355).
Description: 355 sidor
Contents: Preface1. IntroductionPart I - Children in Need2. Little Boys on Their Own3. Masters Take Up the Challenge4. Child Labor5. Institutionalized Apprenticeship6. Social ClassPart II - Technologies of Traning7. Schemas and Exemplars8. Solfeggi and the Acquisition of Style9. Partimenti and the Power of Improvisation10. Counterpoint and Collocation11. Intavolature and the Techniques of Instruments.12. Dispositions and the Mastery of ComplexityPart III - Trial by Contest13. Little Masters, Real Masters, and Masterpieces14. The Contest Piece as a Probe of Memory15. Affordance and the Musical Habitus16. Predicting Creativity Within a Tradition17. A Sickly Young Woman Speaks Elegant HarmonyPart IV - Transforming Commonplaces18. The Oval and Cross19. A Framework for Elaboration 20. The Beaux-Arts Framework21. A Beaux-Arts Framework for Music22. Learning Old Music in an Age of Digital ReproductionAppendix A: For Further StudyAppendix B: Movimenti, Schemas, and ExemplarsIndex of Names
Responsibility: Robert O Gjerdingen.


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