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Title The Cambridge history of seventeenth-century music / edited by Tim Carter and John Butt
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 591 pages)
Series The Cambridge history of music
Cambridge history of music.
Contents Renaissance, mannerism, Baroque / Tim Carter -- The seventeenth-century musical "work" / John Butt -- Music in the market-place / Stephen Rose -- Music in new worlds / Victor Anand Coelho -- Music and the arts / Barbara Russano Hanning -- Music and the sciences / Penelope Gouk -- The search for musical meaning / Tim Carter -- Power and display : music in court theatre / Lois Rosow -- Mask and illusion : Italian opera after 1637 / Tim Carter -- The church triumphant : music in the liturgy / Noel O'Regan -- Devotion, piety and commemoration : sacred songs and oratorios / Robert L. Kendrick -- Image and eloquence : secular song / Margaret Murata -- Fantasy and craft : the solo instrumentalist / Alexander Silbiger -- Form and gesture : canzona, sonata and concerto / Gregory Barnett -- Appendix I. Chronology / Stephen Rose -- Appendix II. Places and institutions / Stephen Rose -- Appendix III. Personalia / Stephen Rose
Summary Addresses traditional areas of knowledge related to seventeenth-century music, such as opera and church music, but also looks at the way this extremely diverse and dynamic musical world has been categorized in the past and how its products are viewed from various cultural points of view. Puts a strong emphasis on the institutions, cultures and politics of the age, together with an interrogation of the ways in which music related to contemporary arts, sciences and beliefs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Music -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Carter, Tim, 1954-
Butt, John
LC no. 2005005775
ISBN 9781139053860