Essays on Italian Poetry and Music in the Renaissance, 1350-1600

Essays on Italian Poetry and Music in the Renaissance, 1350-1600

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These essays illuminate the changing nature of text-music relationships from the time of Petrarch to Guarini and, in music, from the madrigals of Giovanni da Cascia to those of Gesualdo da Venosa. Haar traces a line of development from the stylized rhetoric of Trecento song through the popularizing trends of Quattrocento music and on to the union of verbal and musical cadence that marked the high Renaissance in sixteenth-century Italian music.These essays illuminate the changing nature of text-music relationships from the time of Petrarch to Guarini and, in music, from the madrigals of Giovanni da Cascia to those of Gesualdo da Venosa.


Title:Essays on Italian Poetry and Music in the Renaissance, 1350-1600
Author:James Haar
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 1986
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