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

By   /  30 November 2018  /  Forthcoming Publications, Studies on Italian Music History  /  Comments Off on J. Hirshberg. Tragedy and Lieto Fine in Romantic Opera Seria

Turnhout, Brepols, 2019 (Studies on Italian Music History, 12), 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 the substance …

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Rossini after Rossini: Musical and Social Legacy

By   /  20 November 2018  /  Forthcoming Publications, Studies on Italian Music History  /  Comments Off on Rossini after Rossini: Musical and Social Legacy

edited by Arnold Jacobshagen, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020 (Studies on Italian Music History, 13)

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

Rossini was the most influential opera composer of …

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Fulvia Morabito, Pietro Antonio Locatelli: A Modern Artist in the Baroque Era

By   /  12 January 2018  /  Studies on Italian Music History  /  Comments Off on Fulvia Morabito, Pietro Antonio Locatelli: A Modern Artist in the Baroque Era

English Translation by Warwick Lister, Turnhout, Brepols, 2018 (Studies on Italian Music History, 11), pp. xx+288, isbn 978-2-503-58017-3.

Pietro Antonio Locatelli (Bergamo 1693 – Amsterdam 1764) was a composer and violin virtuoso. After his period of education in Rome he …

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The Early Keyboard Sonata in Italy and Beyond

By   /  14 December 2016  /  Studies on Italian Music History  /  Comments Off on The Early Keyboard Sonata in Italy and Beyond

edited by Rohan H. Stewart-MacDonald, Turnhout, Brepols, 2016 (Studies on Italian Music History, 10), pp. xxii+334, isbn 978-2-503-56801-0.

The Early Keyboard Sonata in Italy and Beyond takes as its subject the birth of the keyboard sonata in Italy and its …

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Locatelli and the Violin Bravura Tradition

By   /  14 December 2015  /  Studies on Italian Music History  /  Comments Off on Locatelli and the Violin Bravura Tradition

edited by Fulvia Morabito, Turnhout, Brepols, 2015 (Studies on Italian Music History, 9), pp. xiv+406, ISBN 978-2-503-55535-5

2014 witnessed the 250th anniversary of the death of two violin virtuosos: Pietro Antonio Locatelli (Bergamo 1695 – Amsterdam 1764) and Jean-Marie Leclair …

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VIVA V.E.R.D.I.: Music from Risorgimento to the Unification of Italy

By   /  14 September 2013  /  Studies on Italian Music History  /  Comments Off on VIVA V.E.R.D.I.: Music from Risorgimento to the Unification of Italy

edited by Roberto Illiano, Turnhout, Brepols, 2013 (Studies on Italian Music History, 8), pp. xii+396, ISBN: 978-2-503-54884-5

The present book investigates the musical landscape of the Italian peninsula from the Risorgimento to the formation of the unitary State, focusing in …

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Verdi Reception

By   /  14 July 2013  /  Studies on Italian Music History  /  Comments Off on Verdi Reception

edited by Lorenzo Frassà and Michela Niccolai, Turnhout, Brepols Publishers, 2013 (Studies on Italian Music History, 7), ISBN: 978-2-503-54615-5.

Organized in conjunction with the bicentenary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi, this book contains fourteen contributions in which international scholars …

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Paola Palermo – Giulia Pecis Cavagna, La cappella musicale di Santa Maria Maggiore a Bergamo dal 1657 al 1810

By   /  14 December 2011  /  Studies on Italian Music History  /  Comments Off on Paola Palermo – Giulia Pecis Cavagna, La cappella musicale di Santa Maria Maggiore a Bergamo dal 1657 al 1810

with documents transcriptions on Cd-Rom. 

Turnhout, Brepols, 2011 (Studies on Italian Music History, 6), XII+526pp, Hardback, ISBN 978-2-503-51033-0.

From its very creation the musical chapel of Santa Maria Maggiore in Bergamo was always one of the most outstanding of the …

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Nicolò Paganini. Diabolus in Musica

By   /  14 December 2010  /  Studies on Italian Music History  /  Comments Off on Nicolò Paganini. Diabolus in Musica

edited by Andrea Barizza and Fulvia Morabito, Turnhout, Brepols, 2010, (Studies on Italian Music History, 5), XIV+566pp, Hardback, ISBN 978-2-503-53533-3.

Paganini is considered to be the greatest violin virtuoso of all time. He was a virtuoso who relied on the …

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Studies on Italian Music History – Volumes 1-4

By   /  10 January 2002  /  Studies on Italian Music History  /  Comments Off on Studies on Italian Music History – Volumes 1-4

Vol. 4- Giovanni Battista Sammartini and his Musical Environment

edited by Anna Cattoretti, Turnhout, Brepols, 2004.

Vol.3 – Paul A. Mrkley – Lora L.M. Merkley, Music and Patronage in the Sforza Court

Turnhout, Brepols, 1999.

Vol. 2 – Davide Daolmi,

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