Sweet Thunder: Music and Libretti in 1960s Italy

Sweet Thunder: Music and Libretti in 1960s Italy

by Vivienne Suvini-Hand


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781904350606
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/28/2006
Series: Legenda Italian Perspectives Series
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.68(w) x 9.83(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Vivienne Suvini-Hand is Reader in Italian at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements     ix
List of Illustrations     x
Introduction     1
Twentieth-Century Italian Music in the Context of European and American Expermientalism from Verismo to the Seventies     7
Luigi Dallapiccola's Ulisse (1960-68)     27
Luciano Berio's Laboritus II (1965)     73
Armando Gentilucci's Strofe di Ungaretti (1967)     101
Giacomo Manzoni's Parole da Beckett (1970)     135
Bruno Maderna's Ausstrahlung (1971)     151
Conclusion     177
Libretti     180
Bibliography of Works     274
Critical Bibliography     288
Index     292

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