Baroque Music Music in Western Europe, 1580-1750

ISBN-10: 0393978001

ISBN-13: 9780393978001

Edition: 2004

Authors: John Walter Hill

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Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/16/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 526
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.222

John Walter Hill is a professor of musicology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Musicological Society from 1984 until 1986 and serves on a number of international boards and committees. He is the author of many articles and books, including The Life and Works of Francesco Maria Veracini, Vivaldi's Ottone in villa: A Study in Musical Drama, and Roman Monody, Cantata, and Opera from the Circles around Cardinal Montalto, 2 vols.. Articles by and about Professor Hill appear in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians and Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart.

Introduction : monarchy, religion, and the rhetoric of the arts
The birth of opera, monody, and the concerted madrigal
New genres of instrumental music
Church music in Italy, 1600-1650
Stage, instrumental, and church music in France to 1650
Music in the empire through the Thirty Years' War
Music in England under the first Stuart kings and commonwealth
The diffusion of new vocal genres for theater, chamber, and church in Italy, 1635-1680
Music at the court of Louis XIV to the death of Lully
Music in Spain, Portugal, and their colonies
Music in the empire during the later seventeenth century
Sonata and concerto in late seventeenth-century Italy
England from the Restoration through the Augustan Age
Italian vocal music, ca. 1680-1730
French music from the War of the Grand Alliance to the end of the Regency
German traditions and innovations, ca. 1690-1750
Rhetorical figures that are frequently mirrored in music
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