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Boccherini's Body: An Essay in Carnal Musicology

Elisabeth Le Guin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240179
eISBN:
9780520930629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240179.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This study of the works of Luigi Boccherini uses knowledge gleaned from the author's own playing of the cello as the keystone of her approach to the relationship between music and embodiment. In ... More


Music and the French Enlightenment: Rameau and the Philosophes in Dialogue

Cynthia Verba

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199381029
eISBN:
9780199381043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199381029.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This revised edition sustains its original goal of reconstructing the musical dialogue in which Rameau was engaged with some of the leading thinkers of the French Enlightenment. It was a prolonged ... More


Introduction

Elisabeth Le Guin

in Boccherini's Body: An Essay in Carnal Musicology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240179
eISBN:
9780520930629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240179.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this volume, which is about the works of Italian composer and cellist Luigi Boccherini. It analyzes the striking qualities of Boccherini's music ... More


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