Francesca Caccini's Il primo libro delle musiche of 1618 : A Modern Critical Edition of the Secular Monodies

Description

Francesca Caccini (1587-ca.1640) was an accomplished composer, singer, and instrumentalist in the tradition of the Florentine Camerata. Her 1618 volume Il primo libro delle musiche was dedicated to her patron the Cardinal de' Medici (1596-1666). This modern critical edition presents 17 secular monodies for one and two voices with figured bass accompaniment from this landmark collection. The book includes text translations, biographical and stylistic essays, recommendations on performance practice, and other commentary.

Details

Author(s)
Francesca Caccini, Ronald James Alexander, Richard Savino
Format
Paperback | 96 pages
Dimensions
229 x 279 x 11mm | 281.23g
Publication date
18 Jun 2004
Publisher
Indiana University Press
Publication City/Country
Bloomington, IN, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
17 figures, 1 bibliog.
ISBN10
0253211395
ISBN13
9780253211392
Bestsellers rank
1,040,353