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Opera's first master : the musical dramas of Claudio Monteverdi / Mark Ringer.

Author/creator Ringer, Mark
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoPompton Plains, N.J. : Amadeus Press, 2006.
Descriptionxiv, 344 pages ; 23 cm + 1 CD (4 3/4 in.).
Subject(s)
Series Unlocking the masters series ; no. 8
Unlocking the masters series ; no. 8. ^A590063
Contents Introduction : Living with Monteverdi's operas -- Monteverdi and the path to L'Orfeo : polyphony, madrigal, and Monteverdi's early years -- "Lend me a castrato" : opera comes to Mantua -- "So that memory of his glory may live" : L'Orfeo -- The first lost opera and other works for Mantua -- "Contraries to move the mind" : Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda and the journey toward the Venetian operas -- "Tempests are kind, and salt waves fresh in love" : Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria -- "Nothing human is alien to me" : L'incoronazione di Poppea.
Local noteJoyner-JOYNER MUSIC LIBRARY BOOK ACCOMPANIED BY SOUND RECORDING LOCATED AT CALL NUMBER CD-6480.
Bibliography noteIncludes discography (p. [311]-313), bibliographical references (p. [315]-326), and index.
LCCN 2006006132
ISBN1574671103
ISBN9781574671100

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