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Monteverdi

Author: Paolo Fabbri; Tim Carter
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Monteverdi's contribution to secular, sacred and theatrical music in the period was unparalleled: his madrigals, church music and operas remain very much alive today. In this book, a large number of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Claudio Monteverdi; Claudio Monteverdi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Fabbri; Tim Carter
ISBN: 9780521033350 0521033357
OCLC Number: 608619989
Notes: Translation from the Italian: Monteverdi.
Description: xv, 350 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword; Preface; Notes on Monteverdi's texts; Introduction; Part I. Cremona: 1. Birth, family, surroundings; 2. The Sacrae cantiunculae tribus vocibus (1582); 3. The Madrigali spirituali a quattro voci (1583); 4. The Canzonette a tre voci (1584); 5.The Madrigali a cinque voci ... Libro primo (1587); 6. Il secondo libro de madrigali a cinque voci (1590); Part II. Mantua: 7. Mantua; 8. Il terzo libro de madrigali a cinque voci (1592); 9. 1594-1599; 10. The dispute over the 'seconda pratica'; 11. 1601-1604; 12. Il quarto libro de madrigali a cinque voci (1603); 13. Il quinto libro de madrigali a cinque voci (1605); 14. 1605-1607; 15. Orfeo (1607); 16. The Scherzi musicali a tre voci (1607); 17. The summer of 1607 and the death of Claudia Cattaneo Monteverdi; 18. The 1608 festivities: Arianna, the prologue for L'Idropica, the Ballo delle ingrate; 19. 1608-1609; 20. The 'Mass and Vespers of the Blessed Virgin' (1610); 21. 1610-1613: the death of Vincenzo I Gonzaga, Monteverdi's dismissal from Mantua, his move to Venice; Part III. Venice: 22. Venice; 23. Il sesto libro de madrigali a cinque voci (1614); 24. 1614-1619 25. Concerto: settimo libro de madrigali (1619); 26. 1619-1624; 27. The Combattimento di Tancredi et Clorinda (1624); 28. 1624-1627; 29. Festivities in Parma, 1628; 30. 1628-1632; 31. The Scherzi musicali (1632); 32. 1633-1638; 33. The Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi ... Libro ottavo (1638); 34. The Selva morale e spirituale (1640-1641); 35. Opera in Venice; 36. Il ritorno di Ulisse in patria (1640); 37. 1641-1642; 38. La coronatione di Poppea (1643); 39. 1643: Monteverdi's death; 40. The posthumous publications; Notes; Works cited; Index of Monteverdi's works; Index of names.
Other Titles: Monteverdi.
Responsibility: Paolo Fabbri ; translated by Tim Carter.

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