Warren and Ursula Kirkendale

Music and Meaning
Studies in music history and the neighbouring disciplines

2007, cm 17 x 24, xii-646 pp. con es. mus. n.t. e 50 tavv. f.t. di cui 4 a colori. Rilegato (Hardcover).

ISBN: 9788822256591

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An indexed selection of revised and updated articles, seven of which hitherto unavailable in English, dealing with music and rhetoric, Josquin, Marenzio, Vecchi, Cavalieri, Rasi, Lully, Caldara, Handel, Bach (Musical Offering), Mozart, Beethoven, Paganini et al. Largely source-based, utilizing archival documents (for Handel) or applying the methods of literary topos-research and iconology to music itself, with links to the disciplines of history, Classical and Romance philology, art history, liturgics, patristics, etc.

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