The Resource The Italian Traditions and Puccini : Compositional Theory and Practice in Nineteenth-Century Opera, Nicholas Baragwanath, (electronic resource)

The Italian Traditions and Puccini : Compositional Theory and Practice in Nineteenth-Century Opera, Nicholas Baragwanath, (electronic resource)

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The Italian Traditions and Puccini : Compositional Theory and Practice in Nineteenth-Century Opera
Title
The Italian Traditions and Puccini
Title remainder
Compositional Theory and Practice in Nineteenth-Century Opera
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Baragwanath
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Subject
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this groundbreaking survey of the fundamentals, methods, and formulas that were taught at Italian music conservatories during the 19th century, Nicholas Baragwanath explores the compositional significance of tradition in Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi, Boito, and, most importantly, Puccini. Taking account of some 400 primary sources, Baragwanath explains the varying theories and practices of the period in light of current theoretical and analytical conceptions of this music. The Italian Traditions and Puccini offers a guide to an informed interpretation and appreciation of Italian op
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MdBmJHUP
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Baragwanath, Nicholas
Dewey number
782.1094509034
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
ML1733.4
LC item number
.B37 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Musical meaning and interpretation
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  • Music
  • Composition (Music)
  • Music theory
  • Opera
  • Puccini, Giacomo
Label
The Italian Traditions and Puccini : Compositional Theory and Practice in Nineteenth-Century Opera, Nicholas Baragwanath, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-391) and indexes
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online resource
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  • cr
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text
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  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface & Acknowledgments; A Note on Translation and Terminology; 1 Musical Traditions in Nineteenth-Century Italy; I The Italian Schools; II An Introduction to the Primary Sources; III Puccini and the End of the Great Tradition; 2 Studies in Lucca and Milan; I Composition as Craft; II The Istituto musicale in Lucca; III Scarpia and the Partimento Cadence; IV The Conservatorio di Milano; 3 Lessons in Dramatic Composition I: Rhythm; I Rhythm without Measure, Accent without Beat
  • II Rules of Versification, Lippmann's Rhythmic-Musical Types, and Two Case StudiesIII Historical Survey of Writings on Ritmo; IV Short Case Studies from Bellini and Puccini; 4 Lessons in Dramatic Composition II: Harmony and Counterpoint; I The Partimento Tradition; II Michele Puccini's Corso pratico di contrappunto (1846); III The Bolognese Attachment, or ""Little Keys for Winding Clocks""; IV Regular Motions and Melodic Composition; 5 Lessons in Dramatic Composition III: Affect, Imitation, and Conduct; I Dominant Affects and Their Movements; II Physical and Sentimental Imitation
  • III Form and ConductIV Case Studies from Verdi, Boito, and Puccini; 6 Vocalizzi, Solfeggi, and Real (or Ideal) Composition; I Lessons in Singing and Counterpoint; II Lessons in Singing and Solfeggio; III From Solfeggio to Ideal Composition in Puccini (and Bellini); Notes; Bibliography; Index of Concepts; Index of Names and Works
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (438 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253001665
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computer
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  • c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)2550000000039969
  • (EBL)713698
  • (OCoLC)740386395
  • (SSID)ssj0000538154
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11335190
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000538154
  • (PQKBWorkID)10556911
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  • (OCoLC)750236168
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17116
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000039969
Label
The Italian Traditions and Puccini : Compositional Theory and Practice in Nineteenth-Century Opera, Nicholas Baragwanath, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-391) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface & Acknowledgments; A Note on Translation and Terminology; 1 Musical Traditions in Nineteenth-Century Italy; I The Italian Schools; II An Introduction to the Primary Sources; III Puccini and the End of the Great Tradition; 2 Studies in Lucca and Milan; I Composition as Craft; II The Istituto musicale in Lucca; III Scarpia and the Partimento Cadence; IV The Conservatorio di Milano; 3 Lessons in Dramatic Composition I: Rhythm; I Rhythm without Measure, Accent without Beat
  • II Rules of Versification, Lippmann's Rhythmic-Musical Types, and Two Case StudiesIII Historical Survey of Writings on Ritmo; IV Short Case Studies from Bellini and Puccini; 4 Lessons in Dramatic Composition II: Harmony and Counterpoint; I The Partimento Tradition; II Michele Puccini's Corso pratico di contrappunto (1846); III The Bolognese Attachment, or ""Little Keys for Winding Clocks""; IV Regular Motions and Melodic Composition; 5 Lessons in Dramatic Composition III: Affect, Imitation, and Conduct; I Dominant Affects and Their Movements; II Physical and Sentimental Imitation
  • III Form and ConductIV Case Studies from Verdi, Boito, and Puccini; 6 Vocalizzi, Solfeggi, and Real (or Ideal) Composition; I Lessons in Singing and Counterpoint; II Lessons in Singing and Solfeggio; III From Solfeggio to Ideal Composition in Puccini (and Bellini); Notes; Bibliography; Index of Concepts; Index of Names and Works
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (438 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253001665
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000039969
  • (EBL)713698
  • (OCoLC)740386395
  • (SSID)ssj0000538154
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11335190
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000538154
  • (PQKBWorkID)10556911
  • (PQKB)10391735
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC713698
  • (OCoLC)750236168
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17116
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000039969

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