Monteverdi: Vespers (1610) / Edition 1

Monteverdi: Vespers (1610) / Edition 1

by John Whenham
     
 

A guide to Monteverdi's Vespers, providing in-depth information on music settings and performance practice.See more details below

Overview

A guide to Monteverdi's Vespers, providing in-depth information on music settings and performance practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521459792
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Music Handbooks Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The 1610 settings and the liturgy of Vespers; 3. The 1610 print and Monteverdi's career; 4. 'Suited to the chapels or chambers of princes'; 5. 'And all on a cantus firmus'; 6. Issues of performance; Appendices; Notes; Select bibliography; Discography; Index.

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