The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Music

The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Music

by Tim Carter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521792738

ISBN-13: 9780521792738

Pub. Date: 01/31/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Contributors explore new aspects of composition and performance in this comprehensive examination of the repertory, institutions, performers, composers, and social and cultural world of one of the greatest moments in music history. They consider the cosmopolitan nature of music making; emergence of markets for musical activity; and development of new musical styles…  See more details below

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Contributors explore new aspects of composition and performance in this comprehensive examination of the repertory, institutions, performers, composers, and social and cultural world of one of the greatest moments in music history. They consider the cosmopolitan nature of music making; emergence of markets for musical activity; and development of new musical styles and gestures. The work also contains a separate chronology and dictionary-style entries on individuals, places and institutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521792738
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/31/2006
Series:
Cambridge History of Music Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
620
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.57(d)

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Table of Contents

1Renaissance, mannerism, baroque1
2The seventeenth-century musical 'work'27
3Music in the market-place55
4Music in new worlds88
5Music and the arts111
6Music and the sciences132
7The search for musical meaning158
8Power and display : music in court theatre197
9Mask and illusion : Italian opera after 1637241
10The church triumphant : music in the liturgy283
11Devotion, piety and commemoration : sacred songs and oratorios324
12Image and eloquence : secular song378
13Fantasy and craft : the solo instrumentalist426
14Form and gesture : canzona, sonata and concerto479
App. IChronology533
App. IIPlaces and institutions547
App. IIIPersonalia556

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