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Monteverdi Vespers (1610)

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ISBN-10: 0521453771

ISBN-13: 9780521453776

Edition: 1997

Authors: John Whenham, Julian Rushton

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Monteverdi's Vespers is an exceptional collection of sacred music, both in the inventiveness of the compositions it contains and in the debate it has provoked over its use. Whenham offers a guide to the music and evaluates the debates surrounding it.
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Book details

List price: $88.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/25/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 152
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

John Whenham is Professor of Music History and Head of the Department of Music, University of Birmingham.

Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
Introduction
The 1610 settings and the liturgy of Vespers
The 1610 print and Monteverdi's career
'Suited to the chapels or chambers of princes'
'And all on a cantus firmus'
Issues of performance
Appendices
Notes
Select bibliography
Discography
Index