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Lully studies

Lully studies

Author: John Hajdu Heyer
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
The work of Baroque composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, regarded as the founder of French opera and a key figure in the development of court ballet, enjoys growing popular and scholarly interest. This volume brings together thirteen international scholars to present the recent research on Lully's life, his work and his influence. Illustrated with musical examples and photographs, the volume also contains archival  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Critique et interprétation
Named Person: Jean-Baptiste Lully; Jean Baptiste Lully; Jean-Baptiste Lully; Jean-Baptiste Lully; Jean Baptiste Lully; Jean-Baptiste Lully
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Hajdu Heyer
ISBN: 0521621836 9780521621830
OCLC Number: 43245514
Description: xix, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Lully's Tuscan family / Jérôme de La Gorce --
Lully plays deaf : rereading the evidence on his privilege / Patricia Ranum --
The phrase structures of Lully's dance music / Rebecca Harris-Warrick --
Quinault's libretto for Isis : new directions for the tragédie lyrique / Buford Norman --
The articulation of Lully's dramatic dialogue / Lois Rosow --
The Amsterdam editions of Lully's music : a bibliographical scrutiny with commentary / Carl B. Schmidt --
"Pourquoi toujours des bergers?" Molière, Lully, and the pastoral divertissement / John S. Powell --
The presentation of Lully's Alceste at the Strasbourg Académie de Musique / Catherine Cessac --
Walking through Lully's opera theatre in the Palais Royal / Barbara Coeyman --
Gluck and Lully / Herbert Schneider --
Jules Ecorcheville's genealogical study of the Lully family and its influence on Marcel Proust / Manuel Couvreur.
Responsibility: edited by John Hajdu Heyer.
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Leading scholars from America and Europe present the best research on the life and work of Baroque composer Jean-Baptiste Lully. The volume is richly illustrated with musical examples and photographs  Read more...


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'In John Hajdu Heyer's admirably edited volume we have abundant detail, much of which is very revealing ... the student and interested listener will glean much from John S. Powell's lively study of Read more...

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