Uses the music of Monteverdi, written between 1600–1640, to illuminate understandings of music, science, culture and the female body.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism Series, #14
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. Vocal anatomies: mouths, breath and throats in early modern Italy; 2. Back talk: the power of female song on the stage; 3. Madrigalian desire: the convergence of love and sex in madrigals; 4. Emblazoning Angioletta: musical fantasies and dissection; 5. Angry ladies: changing experiences of sensations; Coda.
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