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Music and the Commedia Dell'Arte in the Late Sixteenth Century
     

Music and the Commedia Dell'Arte in the Late Sixteenth Century

by Anne MacNeil
 

ISBN-10: 0198166893

ISBN-13: 9780198166894

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

MacNeil narrates the story of the most famous commedia dell'arte troupe of the late Renaissance, focusing in particular on the representation of women on stage and on the role of music-making in their craft. She provides a rich context for the study of musical-theatrical performance before the advent of opera and re-defines our perceptions of women, music and

Overview

MacNeil narrates the story of the most famous commedia dell'arte troupe of the late Renaissance, focusing in particular on the representation of women on stage and on the role of music-making in their craft. She provides a rich context for the study of musical-theatrical performance before the advent of opera and re-defines our perceptions of women, music and theatre in the Renaissance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198166894
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Prologue
2. Turn About is Fair Play
3. Behold, Now there are Amazons of Learning
4. The Politics of Description
5. Epilogue
Library Sigla
Chronology
Transcriptions
Bibliography
Index

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