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Music and the Figurative Arts in the Nineteenth Century

edited by Roberto Illiano, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Speculum Musicae, 39), pp. xiv+528, ISBN: 978-2-503-58951-0.

In 1795 Friedrich Schiller wrote: «Die bildende Kunst in ihrer höchsten Vollendung muss Musik werden und uns durch unmittelbare sinnliche Gegenwart rühren» (Schiller, Über die ästhetische

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François De Médicis, La maturation artistique de Debussy dans son contexte historique (1884-1902)

Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Speculum Musicae, 38), pp. xx+814, ISBN: 978-2-503-58950-3

This work is centered on the figure of Claude Debussy in the years between 1884 and 1902 — from the moment he captured the Prix de Rome to the premiere …

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Rossini after Rossini: Musical and Social Legacy

edited by Arnold Jacobshagen, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Studies on Italian Music History, 13), ISBN: 978-2-503-58820-9, pp. xiv+420.

This volume reflects on Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868) and the international reception of his work 150 years after his death.

Rossini was the most …

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Music Publishing and Composers (1750-1850)

edited by Massimiliano Sala, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Specvlvm Mvsicae, 37), pp. xiv+322, ISBN: 978-2-503-58815-5.

The development of music publishing in the final years of the eighteenth and first decades of the nineteenth century had a decisive and far-reaching influence on …

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Henry-Louis de La Grange, Gustav Mahler: The Arduous Road to Vienna (1860-1897)

completed, revised and edited by Sybille Werner, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Speculum Musicae, 36), pp. xviii+810, ISBN 978-2-503-58814-8.


This long awaited revised volume I completes Henry-Louis de La Grange’s four-volume English language biography of the Austrian composer Gustav Mahler (1860–1911), …

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Symphonism in Nineteenth-Century Europe

edited by José Ignacio Suárez García and Ramón Sobrino Sánchez, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Specvlvm Mvsicae, 35), pp. xiv+484, ISBN 978-2-503-58643-4.

This volume deals, from multiple perspectives, with the complex world of European symphonism during the nineteenth century, a period in …

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J. Hirshberg. Tragedy and Lieto Fine in Romantic Opera Seria

Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Studies on Italian Music History, 12), pp. x+266, ISBN: 978-2-503-58642-7.

In a seminal essay Carl Dahlhaus has pointed out that »often it is possible to turn the ending in a different direction without making any difference to …

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Giacinto Scelsi: Music across the Borders

edited by Federico Celestini, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Contemporary Composers, 2), pp. xxx+416, ISBN 978-2-503-58644-1.

The opening of the archive of the Isabella Scelsi Foundation in Rome in 2009 has facilitated new research perspectives on the work and the significance of …

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Twentieth-Century Music and Mathematics

edited by Roberto Illiano, with an Introduction by Massimiliano Locanto, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Music, Science and Technology, 1), pp. xxxiv+382, ISBN: 978-2-503-58570-3

Music and mathematics have been connected since ancient times. During the twentieth century, however, many composers consciously started …

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    The Theatres of Sylvano Bussotti

    edited by Daniela Tortora, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Contemporary Composers, 3), ISBN: 978-2-503-58952-7.

    The première of Sylvano Bussotti’s La Passion selon Sade occurred fifty years ago in Palermo during the fifth edition of “Settimane Internazionali Nuova Musica” (5 September 1965). La

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    Ars Antiqua: Music and Culture in Europe c. 1150-1330

    edited by Gregorio Bevilacqua and Thomas B. Payne, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Speculum Musicae, 41).

    The long thirteenth-century saw the emergence and proliferation of a diverse and unprecedented outpouring of musical activity known as the ars antiqua.

    Polyphonic, monophonic, liturgical, …

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    Luigi Cherubini: A Multifaceted Composer at the Turn of the 19th Century

    edited by Massimiliano Sala, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Studies on Italian Music History, 14)

    This volume investigates the figure of Luigi Cherubini, with the aim of providing a picture of the various faces that a composer and his output could present …

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      Forthcoming Conferences View All →

      ‘Women Are not Born to Compose’: Female Musical Works from 1750 to 1950

      International Conference

      Lucca, 27-29 November 2020

      Keynote Speakers

      Mariateresa Storino (Conservatorio di Musica ‘G. Rossini’, Pesaro)

      Susan Wollenberg (Oxford University)

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      Music and Resistance

      International Conference

      Lucca, 11-13 December 2020

      in collaboration with the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (I+D+i RTI2018-093436-B-I00 “Music and Dance in Sociocultural, Identity and Political Processes during the Second Francoism and the Democratic Transition (1959-1978)”)

      Keynote Speakers:

      Mark Andrew Le …

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      Beethoven the European

      International Conference

      Lucca, 4-6 December 2020

      Keynote Speakers

      Barry Cooper (University of Manchester)

      William Kinderman(University of California, Los Angeles)

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        Ad Parnassum Journal – Vol. 17 – No. 34 – October 2019

        Ad Parnassum Journal – Vol. 17 – No. 34 – October 2019, pp. 168


        José Aparisi Aparisi, Antonio Ezquerro Esteban
        Una obra espuria de Haydn y de cómo se acomodaron a la danza algunas melodías del dramma giocoso L’arbore

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        Ad Parnassum Journal – Vol. 17 – No. 33 – April 2019

        Ad Parnassum Journal – Vol. 17 – No. 33 – April 2019, pp. 118


        Piotr Wilk

        The Concerto in the Œuvre of Nicola Fiorenza

        Giusy De Berardinis

        Gaetano Valeri, «esimio armonista» a Padova

        Davide Mingozzi

        «Non l’Armonia ma la

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        Intercambios musicales entre España e Italia en los siglos XVIII y XIX / Gli scambi musicali fra Spagna e Italia nei secoli XVIII e XIX

        editado por / a cura di Víctor Sánchez Sánchez, Bologna, Ut Orpheus Edizioni, 2019 (Ad Parnassum Studies, 11), pp. xiv+516, ISBN: 978-88-8109-513-1.

        España e Italia mantuvieron unas fuertes relaciones culturales a lo largo de su historia. El mismo Miguel de …

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        Ad Parnassum Journal – Vol. 16 – No. 32 – October 2018


        Nieves Pascual León

        Tres suites de danzas para conjunto instrumental: nueva contribución a la gura de W. C. Printz (1641-1717) en el tercer centenario de su fallecimiento

        Giorgia Malagò

        Le lettere di Giuseppe Tartini come fonte per la storia

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        Sonatas for Harpsichord or Piano Opp. 7-10

        edited by Luca Lévi Sala and Rohan H. Stewart-MacDonald, Bologna, Ut Orpheus Edizioni, 2018 (Italian National Edition of Muzio Clementi’s Complete Works, VIII.2).

        Muzio Clementi’s Sonatas Opp. 7, 8, 9 and 10 belong to the ‘Viennese’ compositions, originating from the …

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        Ad Parnassum Journal – Vol. 16 – No. 31 – April 2018 pp. 128


        Graham Pont
        Handel’s Extempore

        Erica Buurman
        Three Symphonies in One Year? Beethoven’s Sketches of 1812…

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        Francesco Geminiani – [Opera Omnia – Vol. 14]

        Dictionaire harmonique | Dictionarium harmonicum (1756) – Guida Armonica Op. 10 (1756) – A Supplement to the Guida Armonica (1758) – The Harmonical Miscellany (1758)

        edited by Richard Maunder and Rudolf Rasch, Bologna 2018 Ut Orpheus Edizioni (GCE 10), ISMN: …

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        Francesco Geminiani – [Opera Omnia – Vol. 7]

        12 Concertos after Corelli’s Sonatas Op. 5 (1726, 1729) (H. 132-143)

        edited by Christopher Hogwood and Rudolf Rasch, Bologna 2018 Ut Orpheus Edizioni (GCE 9), ISMN: 979-0-2153-2503-6.

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        Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Op-sn 30

        edited by Luca Lévi Sala, Bologna, Ut Orpheus Edizioni, 2012 (Italian National Edition of Muzio Clementi’s Complete Works, II.5), ISMN: 979-0-2153-1996-7, ISBN: 978-88-8109-477-6 (CCE 2).

        We are aware only of a single manuscript source of the Concerto in C, composed …

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