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Author Ringer, Mark.

Title Opera's first master : the musical dramas of Claudio Monteverdi / Mark Ringer.

Imprint Pompton Plains, N.J. : Amadeus Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    782.1092 MONT RIN    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    782.1092 MONT RIN    Available
Description xiv, 344 p. ; 23 cm. + 1 CD (4 3/4 in.).
Series Unlocking the masters series; no. 8
Bibliography Includes discography (p. [311]-313), bibliographical references (p. [315]-326), and index.
Contents Introduction : Living with Monteverdi's operas -- Monteverdi and the path to L'Orfeo : polyphony, madrigal, and Monteverdi's early years -- "Lend me a castrato" : opera comes to Mantua -- "So that memory of his glory may live" : L'Orfeo -- The first lost opera and other works for Mantua -- "Contraries to move the mind" : Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda and the journey toward the Venetian operas -- "Tempests are kind, and salt waves fresh in love" : Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria -- "Nothing human is alien to me" : L'incoronazione di Poppea.
Subject Monteverdi, Claudio, 1567-1643. Operas.
Opera -- Italy -- 17th century.
Added Title Musical dramas of Claudio Monteverdi
ISBN 1574671103 (pbk.)
Standard No. 9781574671100

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