Musica Franca: Essays in Honor of Frank A. D'accone

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Twenty-four essays attest to D'Accone's wide interests and influence on several generations of musicologists. The first three sections<-- on the Florentine Renaissance, archival studies, and madrigal and carnival song<-->deal with subjects central to his research. Subsequent contributions deal with various aspects of Italian opera, performance practice, manuscript studies, and music and image. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780945193920
  • Publisher: Pendragon Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1996
  • Series: Festschrift Ser.
  • Pages: 656
  • Lexile: 1660L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction 1
Florence from Barzelletta to Madrigal 7
Lorenzo de Medici, A Lost Isaac Manuscript, and the Venetian Ambassador 19
The Sacred Academy of the Medici and Florentine Musical Life of the Early Cinquecento 45
Minima fiorentina: Sonetti a mente, canzoni a ballo e cantimpanca nel Quattrocento 79
Music at the Duomo in Pistoia: Three New Documents from the Cinquecento 99
Insegniar la zolfa ai gittatelli: Music and Teaching at Santa Maria della Scala, Siena, during the Late Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries 119
Filippo Nicoletti (ca. 1555-1634) compositore ferrarese: profilo biografico alla luce di nuovi documenti 139
"Madonna io son un vechio taliano" and Other Texts in an Early Madrigal Source 153
Facciamo pure noi carnevale: Non-Florentine Carnival Songs of the Late Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries 173
Giochi musicle e veglie "alla senese" nelle citta non toscane dell'Italia rinascimentale 213
Dances from the "Four Corners of the Earth": Exoticism in Seventeenth-Century Venetian Opera 233
The Teatro della Pergola in Florence: Its Administration, its Building, and its Audiences 259
Rossini e Bellini a paragone 283
A Tactus Primer 299
Foreign and Domestic in Italian Instrumental Music of the Fifteenth Century 323
The Emergence of Violin Playing into the Sphere of Art Music in Italy: Compagnie di Suonatori in Brescia during the Sixteenth Century 333
Doubly Tainted, Doubly Talented: The Jewish Poet Sara Copio (d. 1641) as a Heroic Singer 367
Un elenco di composizioni musicali della seconda meta del Quattrocento 425
Les tablatures francaises de luth des manuscrits 76B et 76C de la Bibliotheque Universitaire d'Uppsala 489
New Motets by Hans Leo Hassler: Indications of Second Thoughts 511
Mary Queen of Scots at the French Court 1548-1561 543
Morando's La Rosalinda of 1650: Visual, Dramatic, Literary, and Musical Progeny 567
Genius in the Arena of Charlatanry: The First Movement of Beethoven's "Tempest" Sonata in Cultural Context 585
Writings by Frank A. D'Accone 631
Index of Names, Places, and Genres 639
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