Opera and church music, 1630-1750

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Oxford University Press, 1975 - Music - 869 pages
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Looks at ancient and oriental music and traces the history of western music from medieval times to the twentieth century

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Contents

MACHINERY
10
DESCENDING CLOUD
14
ITALIAN OPERA 17001750 By hellmuth christian
73
THE ORIGINS OF FRENCH OPERA By Margaret m
169
FRENCH OPERA FROM LULLY TO RAMEAU By paul
206
OPERA IN ENGLAND AND GERMANY
267
THOMAS CLAYTONS ARSINOE QUEEN OF CYPRUS
286
THE QUEENS LATER ICINGS THEATRE IN THE HAY
292
Some Representative Masses
585
d Requiem Masses
596
Settings of Other Texts
608
Dramatic Dialogues
616
Motet Passions and Dramatic Passions
622
Oratorio Passions in the Seventeenth Century
628
the Librettos
642
The Passions of J S Bach
653

CHURCH MUSIC AND ORATORIO IN ITALY
324
CHURCH MUSIC IN FRANCE
414
Groups and Institutions in Paris
438
Du Mont and Robert
444
Lully
451
a Comparison
457
Charpentiers Oratorios
463
Some Contemporaries of Charpentier and Lalande
473
Couperin
482
Contemporaries of Rameau
490
Music and the Church
556
GERMAN CHURCH MUSIC By paul steinitz Lecturer
557
INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC IN A CHURCH
559
A The North German Protestant Mass
562
Lied Masses
579
THE OPENING OF THE SECOND PART OF BACHS
654
h Motets
664
Motets by Early Members of the Bach Family
677
Chorale Settings in Motet Form
684
Chorale Concertatos
691
Some Other SeventeenthCentury Composers
699
Buxtehude
706
KI cine Geistliche Konzerte
712
The SchUtz Tradition
720
Composers outside the SchUtz Tradition
728
South Germany and Austria
736
BIBLIOGRAPHY
777
CONTENTS OF THE HISTORY OF MUSIC
831
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About the author (1975)

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony Lewis is the author of Make No Law and the bestseller Gideon's Trumpet. In his nearly five decades of writing and reporting for The New York Times, he served as the Time's London bureau chief for eight years; he now contributes the twice-weekly "Abroad at Home" column to the paper's op-ed page.

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