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Musical Renderings of the Philippine Nation

Christi-Anne Castro

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199746408
eISBN:
9780199894758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746408.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is a cultural history of the Philippines from 1898 to1998, outlining the role of music in defining nation and the influence of national-level politics on shaping musical expression. The ... More


Unofficial Venues, Performers, and Audiences

Peter J. Schmelz

in Such Freedom, If Only Musical: Unofficial Soviet Music during the Thaw

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195341935
eISBN:
9780199866854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341935.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents several representative case studies of the groups or individuals involved in the dissemination of new, “unofficial” music within the Soviet Union during the mid-1960s as well as ... More


Modal Subjectivities: Self-Fashioning in the Italian Madrigal

Susan McClary

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234932
eISBN:
9780520929159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234932.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book presents a cultural interpretation of the Italian madrigal, one of the most influential repertories of the Renaissance. A genre that sought to produce simulations in sound of complex ... More


Witness and Celebrate

Jonathan R. Eller

in Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043413
eISBN:
9780252052293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043413.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter five surveys the poems and musical experiments that both distracted Bradbury from story writing and renewed his creativity in the early 1970s. Television and film composer Lalo Schifrin put ... More


 Embodying the New Society: The Philippine Madrigal Singers

Christi-Anne Castro

in Musical Renderings of the Philippine Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199746408
eISBN:
9780199894758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746408.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter deals with the rise of the Philippine Madrigal Singers as ambassadors of a modern nation expanding into an international community and delves into the cultural politics that members of a ... More


Conclusion: Celebration and Recapitulation

Christi-Anne Castro

in Musical Renderings of the Philippine Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199746408
eISBN:
9780199894758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746408.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter integrates material from the previous chapters, as the diverse nationalist history of the Philippines is celebrated and retold in music during the 1998 Centennial of Philippine ... More


With Passionate Voice: Re-Creative Singing in 16th-Century England and Italy

Robert Toft

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199382026
eISBN:
9780199382064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199382026.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The sixteenth century was an age of rhetorical persuasion, and singers delivered solo and part songs through a dramatic display of passion that inflamed the hearts and minds of listeners. Composers ... 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


From Petrarch to Petrarchism: A Rhetoric of Voice and Address

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/9780520267688.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A powerful discourse on a flexible self emerges in the opening sonnet of Petrarch's Canzoniere, discussed also in musical settings by Monteverdi and Wert. Petrarch's view of the self was ... More


In Search of Voice: Musical Petrarchism in the Sixteenth-Century Madrigal

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/9780520267688.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 5 investigates the musical side of Petrarchism in the madrigal before Monteverdi, from the microlevel of verbal resonances and emphasis on specific words to the macrotextual level of modeling ... More


Monteverdi, Narrator

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/9780520267688.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 6 shows how, on the one hand, the composer develops his voice as narrator to such a degree that in Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda Monteverdi transforms the epic poetry of Torquato Tasso ... More


The Possibility of Opera

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/9780520267688.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The singers' use of pure voice as empty, nonverbal sounding music is traced back to the aesthetics of Marino. It enables singers to shift the audience's perspective toward the narrative power of ... More


Scotto and Gardano: Marketing a Musical Repertory

Jane A. Bernstein

in Music Printing in Renaissance Venice: The Scotto Press (1539-1572)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102314
eISBN:
9780199853113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102314.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The musical repertory printed by Scotto and Gardano not only expressed the catholic taste of cosmopolitan Venice, but also reflected the interests of a wide-ranging international audience. The ... More


Introduction: The Cultural Work of the Madrigal

Susan McClary

in Modal Subjectivities: Self-Fashioning in the Italian Madrigal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234932
eISBN:
9780520929159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234932.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Beginning with Johannes Tinctoris, who states quite off-handedly and without much further explanation that mode also applies to polyphony, a series of intellectuals—including most prominently Pietro ... More


Night and Deceit: Verdelot's Machiavelli

Susan McClary

in Modal Subjectivities: Self-Fashioning in the Italian Madrigal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234932
eISBN:
9780520929159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234932.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It has become customary in musicology to situate the madrigal and music of the sixteenth century within a neoplatonic framework, with particular reliance on the Italian pythagorean Marsilio Ficino. ... More


The Desiring Subject, or Subject to Desire: Arcadelt

Susan McClary

in Modal Subjectivities: Self-Fashioning in the Italian Madrigal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234932
eISBN:
9780520929159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234932.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

What is desire? Does it emanate from that part of the individual recognized as “the Self,” or does it spring up unbidden as an independent force and drive the Self in directions contrary to “the ... More


Radical Inwardness: Willaert's Musica nova

Susan McClary

in Modal Subjectivities: Self-Fashioning in the Italian Madrigal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234932
eISBN:
9780520929159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234932.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Scholars have long acknowledged Adrian Willaert's Musica nova—a collection of motets and madrigals—as one of the great monuments of Western art. Recent research by Martha Feldman reveals that the ... More


The Prisonhouse of Mode: Cipriano de Rore

Susan McClary

in Modal Subjectivities: Self-Fashioning in the Italian Madrigal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234932
eISBN:
9780520929159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234932.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Cipriano de Rore proved a restless tenant of Adrian Willaert's and Gioseffo Zarlino's neomodality. We know very little of his life, save for his early years in the Netherlands, his move to Italy, and ... More


The Luxury of Solipsism: Gesualdo

Susan McClary

in Modal Subjectivities: Self-Fashioning in the Italian Madrigal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234932
eISBN:
9780520929159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234932.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In 1995, German cinematic auteur Werner Herzog released Gesualdo: Death in Five Voices, a documentary of sorts on the composer's life and music. Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa, ought never to have ... More


The Mirtillo/Amarilli Controversy: Monteverdi

Susan McClary

in Modal Subjectivities: Self-Fashioning in the Italian Madrigal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234932
eISBN:
9780520929159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234932.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In Giovanni Battista Guarini's poem Il pastor fido, the pastoral lover Mirtillo attempts to put into words the contradictory impulses he experiences in but a single moment. Multiple passions—longing, ... More


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