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Music and theatre from Poliziano to Monteverdi

Music and theatre from Poliziano to Monteverdi

Author: Nino Pirrotta; Elena Povoledo
Publisher: Cambridge [etc.] : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
Series: Cambridge studies in music
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book describes the many ways in which music was used in Italian theatrical performances between the late fifteenth and early seventeenth centuries. In particular, it concentrates on Polizano's  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nino Pirrotta; Elena Povoledo
ISBN: 0521232597 9780521232593
OCLC Number: 1024041071
Language Note: Traducido de: Li due Orfei.
Description: xi, 392p.,[24] p. of plates : il, music ; 26cm.
Contents: 1. Orpheus, singer of strambotti; 2. Classical theatre, intermedi and frottola music; 3. Realistic use of music in comedy; 4. Temporal perspective and music; 5. 'The wondrous show, alas, of the intermedi!'; 6. Early opera and aria; 7. From Poliziano's Orfeo to the Orphei tragoedia; 8. The citta ferrarese; 9. Regular comedy and the perspective set; 10. 'Visible' intermedi and movable sets.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in music
Other Titles: Li due Orfei.
Responsibility: Nino Pirrotta and Elena Povoledo ; translated by Karen Eales.


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