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Hackney Apollo, 1685–1711

CHRISTINE GERRARD

in Aaron Hill: The Muses' Projector, 1685-1750

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198183884
eISBN:
9780191714122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183884.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses Aaron Hill's early life from 1685-1711. He has mastered the art of self-invention at an early age, publishing a lavish oriental travelogue at age 24 with a subscription list of ... 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


A Secular Manuscript of the Borso Period: The Porto MS and Rinaldo Maria d'Este

Lewis Lockwood

in Music in Renaissance Ferrara 1400–1505: The Creation of a Musical Center in the Fifteenth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378276
eISBN:
9780199852376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378276.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

From Borso’s era of “sudden and unexpected music”as a primary form of household diversion, there is only one extant manuscript that contains secular polyphony and thus embodies a written tradition of ... More


On Whether or Not the Florentines Should Launch a War of Aggression against Lucca

Marco Cesa (ed.)

in Debating Foreign Policy in the Renaissance: Speeches on War and Peace by Francesco Guicciardini

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474415040
eISBN:
9781474430937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415040.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter takes up the events following the war with the Duke of Milan, when the Florentines resumed their century-long design to take Lucca, the conduct of whose lord, during the last war, had ... More


Gerusalemme liberata and the visual arts in England

Jason Lawrence

in Tasso's Art and Afterlives: The Gerusalemme Liberata in England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719090882
eISBN:
9781526128348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090882.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The third chapter investigates the impact in England of visual depictions of scenes from Tasso’s romantic episodes, featuring both Rinaldo and Armida and the Tancredi and Erminia. Although no native ... More


‘What enchanting Sound salutes my Ear?’: Gerusalemme liberata and the early development of opera in England

Jason Lawrence

in Tasso's Art and Afterlives: The Gerusalemme Liberata in England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719090882
eISBN:
9781526128348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090882.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

By the 1620s, the romantic episodes in Gerusalemme liberata had become popular as a source for operatic libretti. The story of Rinaldo and Armida proved to be the most popular, and eventually, by the ... More


The Political Collapse of the Oligarchic Regime, 1426–1434

Arthur Field

in The Intellectual Struggle for Florence: Humanists and the Beginnings of the Medici Regime, 1420-1440

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198791089
eISBN:
9780191833625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791089.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

The chapter contains an analysis of the speech of Rinaldo degli Albizzi at an oligarchic rally at the church of Santo Stefano in 1426 and discusses the debates over a new tax, the catasto, in 1422–7, ... More


London: The First Decade, 1711–19

Donald Burrows

in Handel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199737369
eISBN:
9780190268152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737369.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the first decade spent by George Frideric Handel in London where he became house composer for the Haymarket opera group and the Cannons house. However, before starting his work ... More


The Music, 1711–19

Donald Burrows

in Handel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199737369
eISBN:
9780190268152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737369.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyses some of the musical compositions of George Frideric Handel during his first decade working in London opera. It begins by examining Rinaldo, where Handel first attempted to adapt ... More


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