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By Michael Talbot

ISBN-10: 0754657949

ISBN-13: 9780754657941

As proven by means of the ever-increasing quantity of recordings, variations and performances of the large repertory of secular cantatas for solo voice produced, basically in Italy, within the moment 1/2 the 17th century and the 1st 1/2 the eighteenth century, this lengthy missed style has finally 'come of age'. although, scholarly curiosity is at present lagging at the back of musical perform: tremendously, there was no normal learn of the Baroque cantata considering Eugen Schmitz's guide of 1914, and even though many educational theses have tested microscopically the cantatas of person composers, there was little chance to view those opposed to the wider canvas of the style as an entire. The participants during this quantity opt for points of the cantata correct to their exact pursuits with a view to say new issues concerning the works, even if old, analytical, bibliographical, discographical or performance-based. The best concentration is on Italian-born composers operating among 1650 and 1750 (thus no longer Handel), however the chance is additionally taken in a single bankruptcy (by Graham Sadler) to check the French cantata culture with its Italian guardian in organization with a startling new declare in regards to the meant instrumentation. Many key figures are thought of, between them Tomaso Albinoni, Giovanni Bononcini, Giovanni Legrenzi, Benedetto Marcello, Alessandro Scarlatti, Alessandro Stradella, Leonardo Vinci and Antonio Vivaldi. The poetic texts of the cantatas, all too frequently handled as being of little intrinsic curiosity, are given their due weight. area is usually stumbled on for discussions of the historical past of Baroque solo cantatas on disc and of the belief of the continuo in cantata arias - an issue extra complicated and contentious than could before everything be obvious. The publication goals to stimulate curiosity in, and to win converts to, this style, which in its day equalled the instrumental sonata in value, and during which quite a lot of composers invested a huge a part of their creativity.

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