Download e-book for iPad: Animation, Plasticity, and Music in Italy, 1770-1830 by Ellen Lockhart

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 historical past. via an interdisciplinary exam of the statue lively via song, Ellen Lockhart deftly indicates how Enlightenment ideas influenced Italian theater and song, and vice versa. As Lockhart reveals, the lively statue grew to become a basic determine inside aesthetic conception and musical perform through the years spanning 1770–1830. Taking as its element of departure a repertoire of Italian ballets, melodramas, and operas from this period, Animation, Plasticity, and tune in Italy traces its center principles among technological know-how, philosophy, theories of language, itinerant functionality traditions, the epistemology of sensing, and song criticism.

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