Liber Amicorum John Steele: A Musical Tribute

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A festschrift containing 16 contributions honoring Steele's sixty- fifth birthday. Topics include structure, imitation, and paraphrase in the ornamentation of Giovanni Antonio Terzi's lute intabulations; aspects of Richard Dering's tonality; Geminiani and the role of the viola in the Concerto Grosso; and the dramatic implications of the fortepiano in Mozart's "Opere buffe". Includes a few b&w photos and a list of Steele's publications from 1956 to 1996. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780945193807
  • Publisher: Pendragon Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/1997
  • Series: Festschrift Ser.
  • Pages: 484

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Establishing a Trouvere Musical Style: The Songs of the Vidame de Chartres 1
The Fleury Master: Man or Myth? 37
The Ostinato Synthesis: Isaac's Lament for Il Magnifico 57
Lasso in Naples and Rome: The Early Four-part Madrigals 87
A Roman Procession (1583) 117
William Byrd's String Fantasia 6/g1 139
Structure, Imitation and Paraphrase in the Ornamentation of Giovanni Antonio Terzi's Lute Intabulations 171
A New Source of Late Renaissance Sacred Vocal Music 197
Aspects of Richard Dering's Tonality 233
Italian Madrigal Texts in the Early Seventeenth Century 307
For Dancing or Diversion: G.B. Vitali's Chamber Sonatas 337
A Little-Known Contributor to the Early French Cantata: Jean-Baptiste de Bousset (1662-1725) 357
Geminiani and the Role of the Viola in the Concerto Grosso 379
Two Martyrdoms of St Johann Nepomuk: Recovering Leopold Hofmann's Musikalisches Oratorio 415
The Fortepiano in Mozart's Opere buffe: the Dramatic Implications 433
The Path to Bayreuth: Friedelind Wagner's 1962 Masterclass and the influence of Walter Felsenstein (1901-1973) 453
John Steele: Publications 1956-1995 471
Index 475
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