Lully Studies

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Februar 2003



The work of Baroque composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, regarded as the founder of French opera and a key figure in the development of court ballet, enjoys growing popular and scholarly interest. This volume brings together thirteen international scholars to present the best recent research on Lully's life, his work and his influence. Illustrated with musical examples and photographs, the volume also contains surprising archival discoveries about the composer's early life in Tuscany and important new information about his manuscript sources. It will interest musicologists, historians, performers and listeners alike.


Introduction James R. Anthony; 1. Lully's Tuscan family Jerome de la Gorce; 2. Lully plays deaf: rereading the evidence on his privilege Patricia Ranum; 3. The phrase structures of Lully's dance music Rebecca Harris-Warrick; 4. Quinault's libretto for Isis: new directions for the Tragedie Lyrique Buford Norman; 5. The articulation of Lully's dramatic dialogue Lois Rosow; 6. The Amsterdam editions of Jean-Baptiste Lully's music: a bibliographical scrutiny with commentary Carl B. Schmidt; 7. 'Pourquoi toujours des bergers?' Moliere, Lully, and the pastoral divertissement John S. Powell; 8. The presentation of Lully's Alceste at the Academie de Musique of Strasbourg Catherine Cessac; 9. Walking through Lully's opera theatre in the Palais Royal Barbara Coeyman; 10. Gluck and Lully Herbert Schneider; 11. Jules Ecorcheville's genealogical study of the Lully family and its influence on Marcel Proust Manuel Couvreur.


'In John Hajdu Heyer's admirably edited volume we have abundant detail, much of which is very revealing ... the student and interested listener will glean much from John S. Powell's lively study of Lully and Moliere's involvement with the pastoral divertisment ... these Lully studies add much to our understanding of him and his world.' Jan Smaczny, BBC Music Magazine '... a stimulating contribution to the study of French music of the period.' Early Music Today
EAN: 9780521621830
ISBN: 0521621836
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Composer Studies'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2003
Seitenanzahl: 332 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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