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The Sum of All Heresies: The Image of Islam in Western Thought

Frederick Quinn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195325638
eISBN:
9780199869336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325638.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Current global tensions and the spread of terrorism have resurrected a largely negative perception of Islamic society in the West, an ill will fueled by centuries of conflict and prejudice. Shedding ... More


Honoring God and the City: Music at the Venetian Confraternities, 1260-1807

Jonathan Glixon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195134896
eISBN:
9780199868049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134896.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book presents a history of musical activities at Venetian lay confraternities — institutions that were crucial to the cultural and ceremonial life of Venice. It traces musical practices from the ... More


SO SUPER‐EXCELLENT: Music for the Annual Festa, 1500–1650

Jonathan E. Glixon

in Honoring God and the City: Music at the Venetian Confraternities, 1260-1807

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195134896
eISBN:
9780199868049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134896.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The most important musical event for a scuola grande was the annual celebration of the feast day of its patron saint. In the 16th and early 17th centuries, the scuole each hired some of the best ... More


Epilogue

Ellen Rosand

in Monteverdi's Last Operas: A Venetian Trilogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249349
eISBN:
9780520933279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249349.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter places Monteverdi, the dramatist, within the context of the history of opera, as initiator of and participant in the grand tradition that links him with such figures as Handel and ... More


Singing Like a Native

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Alan Curtis and Rinaldo Alessandrini are gifted keyboardists who have founded vocal groups to explore the madrigals of Claudio Monteverdi and other Italian composers. The gist of their efforts is to ... More


The psychic disintegration of a demi-god:: conscious and unconscious in Striggio and Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo

Jeffrey Kurtzman

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0092
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

‘Consciousness’ is a word used casually in everyday parlance, suggesting that, in the Western world at least, we have an unproblematic understanding of the term, however problematic it may be when ... More


Liminality, Deixis, Subjectivity

Mauro Calcagno

in From Madrigal to Opera: Monteverdi's Staging of the Self

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520267688
eISBN:
9780520951525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267688.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Through an analysis of the prologue of Monteverdi's Orfeo, chapter 2 introduces the basic terminology about subjectivity used in the rest of the book, including concepts such as deixis, dialogic ... More


Performing the Dialogic Self

Mauro Calcagno

in From Madrigal to Opera: Monteverdi's Staging of the Self

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520267688
eISBN:
9780520951525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267688.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In discussing a 1998 production of Orfeo directed by Luca Ronconi in Florence, chapter 3 provides a first application of the concepts of deixis, dialogic self, and subject-effects in the life of ... More


From Madrigal to Opera: Monteverdi's Staging of the Self

Mauro Calcagno (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520267688
eISBN:
9780520951525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267688.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This pathbreaking study links two traditionally separate genres as their stars crossed to explore the emergence of multiple selves in early modern Italian culture and society. Calcagno focuses on the ... More


The Expansion Principle

Susan Mcclary

in Desire and Pleasure in Seventeenth-Century Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520247345
eISBN:
9780520952065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247345.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

“The Expansion Principle” traces the mechanisms by which musical syntax and formal strategies change over the course of the seventeenth century. Starting with pieces that operate within the premises ... More


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