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Rossini after Rossini: Musical and Social Legacy

By   /  12 November 2019  /  New Releases, 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), 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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J. Hirshberg. Tragedy and Lieto Fine in Romantic Opera Seria

By   /  11 May 2019  /  New Releases, 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), 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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Luigi Cherubini: A Multifaceted Composer at the Turn of the 19th Century

By   /  18 August 2018  /  Forthcoming Publications, Studies on Italian Music History  /  Comments Off on 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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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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