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The Early Baroque Era : From the Late 16th Century to the 1670's - Curtis Alexander Price

The Early Baroque Era

From the Late 16th Century to the 1670's

By: Curtis Alexander Price (Editor)


Published: 11th November 1993
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This work begins with the innovations of Monteverdi and developments in Northern Italy. By the end of the period under discussion the Baroque spirit is flourishing north of the Alps, at the courts in Paris, Vienna, London and the German states. Spain and Portugal also made distinctive contributions to the culture of the Baroque. Part of the "Man and Music" series, this book surveys music in its broadest social, political and cultural context.

Music, style and society, C.A. Price; Venice, E. Rosand; the North Italian courts, T. Carter; Rome, S. Leopold; Bologna, A. Schnoebelen; Florentine musical spectacle and drama, J. Hill; the Low Countries, M. Medforth; music and musical activity in Paris, C. Massip; Spain, L.K. Stein; French music in the time of Lully, M. Benoit; North Germany, G.J. Buelow; Dresden, G. Spagnoli; London in the Jacobean and Caroline eras, P. Walls; Commonwealth and Restoration, P. Holman; Vienna, T. Antonicek; Mexico, S. Barwick.

ISBN: 9780333516003
ISBN-10: 0333516001
Series: Man and Music Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 11th November 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.76
Edition Number: 19