Monteverdi / Edition 2

Monteverdi / Edition 2

by Paolo Fabbri
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521351332

ISBN-13: 9780521351331

Pub. Date: 06/23/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Paolo Fabbri's Monteverdi, first published in Italian, is the leading study of the greatest composer of late Renaissance and early Baroque Italy, rightly called the "father of modern music." A large number of contemporary documents, including some 130 of his own letters, offer rich insights into the composer and his times, also illuminating the many and varied

Overview

Paolo Fabbri's Monteverdi, first published in Italian, is the leading study of the greatest composer of late Renaissance and early Baroque Italy, rightly called the "father of modern music." A large number of contemporary documents, including some 130 of his own letters, offer rich insights into the composer and his times, also illuminating the many and varied contexts for music-making in the most important musical centers in Italy. This newly revised translation brings an indispensable text to a much broader readership.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521351331
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/23/1994
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface; Notes on Monteverdi's texts; Introduction; Part I. Cremona: 1. Birth, family, surroundings; 2. The Sacrae cantiunculae tribus vocibus (1582); 3. The Madrigali spirituali a quattro voci (1583); 4. The Canzonette a tre voci (1584); 5.The Madrigali a cinque voci … Libro primo (1587); 6. Il secondo libro de madrigali a cinque voci (1590); Part II. Mantua: 7. Mantua; 8. Il terzo libro de madrigali a cinque voci (1592); 9. 1594–1599; 10. The dispute over the 'seconda pratica'; 11. 1601–1604; 12. Il quarto libro de madrigali a cinque voci (1603); 13. Il quinto libro de madrigali a cinque voci (1605); 14. 1605–1607; 15. Orfeo (1607); 16. The Scherzi musicali a tre voci (1607); 17. The summer of 1607 and the death of Claudia Cattaneo Monteverdi; 18. The 1608 festivities: Arianna, the prologue for L'Idropica, the Ballo delle ingrate; 19. 1608–1609; 20. The 'Mass and Vespers of the Blessed Virgin' (1610); 21. 1610–1613: the death of Vincenzo I Gonzaga, Monteverdi's dismissal from Mantua, his move to Venice; Part III. Venice: 22. Venice; 23. Il sesto libro de madrigali a cinque voci (1614); 24. 1614–1619 25. Concerto: settimo libro de madrigali (1619); 26. 1619–1624; 27. The Combattimento di Tancredi et Clorinda (1624); 28. 1624–1627; 29. Festivities in Parma, 1628; 30. 1628–1632; 31. The Scherzi musicali (1632); 32. 1633–1638; 33. The Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi … Libro ottavo (1638); 34. The Selva morale e spirituale (1640–1641); 35. Opera in Venice; 36. Il ritorno di Ulisse in patria (1640); 37. 1641–1642; 38. La coronatione di Poppea (1643); 39. 1643: Monteverdi's death; 40. The posthumous publications; Notes; Works cited; Index of Monteverdi's works; Index of names.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >