Music and Theatre from Poliziano to Montiverdi

Music and Theatre from Poliziano to Montiverdi

by Nino Pirrotta, Elena Povoledo, Karen Eales
     
 

This book describes the many ways in which music was used in Italian theatrical performances between the late fifteenth and early seventeenth centuries.See more details below

Overview

This book describes the many ways in which music was used in Italian theatrical performances between the late fifteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521090070
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/13/2008
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Music Series
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Orpheus, singer of strambotti; 2. Classical theatre, intermedi and frottola music; 3. Realistic use of music in comedy; 4. Temporal perspective and music; 5. 'The wondrous show, alas, of the intermedi!'; 6. Early opera and aria; 7. From Poliziano's Orfeo to the Orphei tragoedia; 8. The citta ferrarese; 9. Regular comedy and the perspective set; 10. 'Visible' intermedi and movable sets.

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