Download PDF by Ellen Lockhart: Animation, Plasticity, and Music in Italy, 1770-1830

By Ellen Lockhart

ISBN-10: 0520284437

ISBN-13: 9780520284432

This path-breaking learn of degree works in Italian musical performances reconsiders a vital interval of tune background. via an interdisciplinary exam of the statue lively via song, Ellen Lockhart deftly indicates how Enlightenment ideas influenced Italian theater and track, and vice versa. As Lockhart reveals, the lively statue turned a basic determine inside of aesthetic concept and musical perform in the course of the years spanning 1770–1830. Taking as its aspect of departure a repertoire of Italian ballets, melodramas, and operas from this period, Animation, Plasticity, and tune in Italy traces its middle rules among technology, philosophy, theories of language, itinerant functionality traditions, the epistemology of sensing, and tune criticism.

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