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Author Calcagno, Mauro P., author

Title From madrigal to opera : Monteverdi's staging of the self / Mauro Calcagno
Published Berkeley, California : University of California Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 329 pages): illustrations
Contents Part One. La musica and Orfeo 1. Text, context, performance ; 2. Liminality, deixis, subjectivity ; 3. Performing the dialogic self -- Part Two. Constructing the narrator 4. From Petrarch to Petrarchism : a rhetoric of voice and address ; 5. In search of voice : musical Petrarchism in the sixteenth-century madrigal -- Part Three. Staging the self 6. Monteverdi, narrator ; 7. The possibility of opera
Summary This study links two traditionally separate genres as their stars crossed to explore the emergence of multiple selves in early modern Italian culture and society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-317) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Monteverdi, Claudio, 1567-1643. Madrigals.
Monteverdi, Claudio, 1567-1643. Operas.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520951522 (electronic bk.)
9780520951525 (electronic bk.)