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Eighteenth-Century Music

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ISBN-10: 0521663199

ISBN-13: 9780521663199

Edition: 2009

Authors: Simon P. Keefe

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List price: $261.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/10/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
Editor's preface
Prelude
The musical map of Europe c. 1700
Music for the Church
Catholic church music in Italy, and the Spanish and Portuguese Empires
Catholic sacred music in Austria
Catholic church music in France
Lutheran church music
Protestant church music in England and America
Interlude
Listening, thinking and writing
Music for The Theatre
Italian opera in the eighteenth century
Opera in Paris from Campra to Rameau
An instinct for parody and a spirit for revolution Parisian opera, 1752-1800
German opera from Reinhard Keiser to Peter Winter
The lure of aria, procession and spectacle: opera in eighteenth-century London
Music theatre in Spain
Opera in Sweden
Interlude
Performance in the eighteenth century
Music for the Salon and Concert Room
Keyboard music from Couperin to early Beethoven
The serenata in the eighteenth century
Private music in public spheres: chamber cantata and song
Handel and English oratorio
The overture-suite, concerto grosso, ripieno concerto and Harmoniemusik in the eighteenth century
Concerto of the individual
Eighteenth-century symphonies: an unfinished dialogue
The string quartet
Postlude
Across the divide: currents of musical thought in Europe, c. 1790-1810
Chronology
Institutions in major European cities
Personalia
Index