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Music in Spain during the eighteenth century

Author: Juan José Carreras; Malcolm Boyd
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan José Carreras; Malcolm Boyd
ISBN: 0521481392 9780521481397
OCLC Number: 924681684
Description: vii, 269 s. : illustrations, musiknoter
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction Juan Jose Carreras; Part I. Music in the Theatre: 2. From Literes to Nebra: Spanish dramatic music between tradition and modernity Juan Jose Carreras; 3. Opera and ballet in public theatres of the Iberian peninsula Xoan M. Carreira; 4. Financial management at the Teatro de los Canos del Peral, 1786-99 Michael F. Robinson; Part II. Vocal Music, Sacred and Secular: 5. Liturgical music with orchestra, 1750-1800 Jose V. Gonzalez Valle; 6. Italianate sections in the villancicos of the royal chapel, 1700-40 Alvaro Torrente; 7. An unknown repertory: the cantatas of Jayme de la Te y Sagau (Lisbon, 1715-26) Gerhard Doderer; 8. Spanish cantatas in the Mackworth collection at Cardiff Juan Jose Carreras; Part III. Symphonic Music: 9. Austrian symphonies in the Royal Palace, Madrid David Wyn Jones; 10. Iberian symphonism, 1779-1809: some observations Teresa Cascudo; 11. The symphony in Catalonia, c. 1760-1808 Josep M. Vilar i Torrens; Part IV. Instrumental Music: 12. Musical instruments: tradition and innovation Cristina Bordas; 13. 'El diablo vestido de fraile': some unpublished correspondence of Padre Soler George Truett Hollis; 14. The Villahermosa manuscript: an important source of late eighteenth-century Spanish keyboard music Benjamin Lipkowitz; 15. Some unpublished works of Jose Elias Agueda Pedrero-Encabo; 16. The rise of the modern guitar in Spain Javier Suarez-Pajares; Part V. Spanish Music in the New World: 17. Cathedral music in Spanish America Alfred E. Lemmon; 18. Eighteenth-century Spanish music in Mexico Jaime Gonzalez-Quinones; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Malcolm Boyd and Juan José Carreras.


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