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

Overview

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

Notes on contributors; Editor's preface; 1. Renaissance, Mannerism, Baroque Tim Carter; 2. The seventeenth-century musical 'work' John Butt; 3. Music in the marketplace Stephen Rose; 4. Music in new worlds Victor Anand Coelho; 5. Music and the arts Barbara Russano Hanning; 6. Music and the sciences Penelope Gouk; 7. The search for musical meaning Tim Carter; 8. Power and display: music in court theatre Lois Rosow; 9. Mask and illusion: Italian opera after 1637 Tim Carter; 10. The church triumphant: music in the liturgy Noel O'Regan; 11. Devotion, piety and commemoration: sacred songs and oratorios Robert Kendrick; 12. Image and eloquence: secular song Margaret Murata; 13. Fantasy and craft: the solo instrumentalist Alexander Silbiger; 14. Form and gesture: canzona, sonata and concerto Gregory Barnett; Appendices Stephen Rose; I. Chronology; II. Places and Institutions; III. Personalia; Index.

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