Monteverdi's Unruly Women: The Power of Song in Early Modern Italy
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BeschreibungUses the music of Monteverdi, written between 1600 1640, to illuminate understandings of music, science, culture and the female body.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction; 1. Vocal anatomies: mouths, breath and throats in early modern Italy; 2. Back talk: the power of female song on the stage; 3. Madrigalian desire: the convergence of love and sex in madrigals; 4. Emblazoning Angioletta: musical fantasies and dissection; 5. Angry ladies: changing experiences of sensations; Coda.
PortraitBonnie Gordon is Assistant Professor of Music at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She has published on Renaissance music and culture as well as contemporary female song writers.
Pressestimmen"This learned, passionate, and provocative book opens new avenues of thought and perspective." Choice "Her study provides a context for future studies of women and the portrayal of women in music in the Renaissance and Baroque eras." --The Opera Journal
Untertitel: 'New Perspectives in Music Hist'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 234 Seiten