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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 every …

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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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Music and the Second Industrial Revolution

edited by Massimiliano Sala, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Music, Science and Technology, 2), pp. xiv+498, ISBN: 978-2-503-58571-0.

The Second Industrial Revolution, new industrial societies, and growing urbanization drastically changed the life of humankind at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth

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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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Music Criticism 1950-2000

edited by Roberto Illiano and Massimiliano Locanto, Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Music, Criticism & Politics, 8), pp. xxiv + 420, ISBN 978-2-503-58442-3.

This book addresses the complex world of music criticism during the second half of the twentieth century, with particular …

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

    Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Speculum Musicae, 38), 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 of Pelléas

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    Music and the Figurative Arts in the Nineteenth Century

    edited by Roberto Illiano, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Speculum Musicae, 39), 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 Erziehung des

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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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      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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      Financing Music in Europe from the 18th to the Early 20th Century

      International Conference

      Lucca, 16-18 October 2020

      in collaboration with Palazzetto Bru Zane – Centre de musique romantique française, Venice

      Keynote Speaker

      Katharine Ellis (University of Cambridge)

      Yannick Simon (Université de Rouen Normandie)

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      Music and Science from Leonardo to Galileo

      International Conference

      Lucca, 13-15 November 2020

      Keynote Speakers:

      Rudolf Rasch (Utrecht University)

      Victor Coelho (Boston University)

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      ‘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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        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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