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By Ellen Lockhart

ISBN-10: 0520284437

ISBN-13: 9780520284432

This path-breaking research of degree works in Italian musical performances reconsiders a very important interval of song heritage. via an interdisciplinary exam of the statue lively by way of song, Ellen Lockhart deftly indicates how Enlightenment ideas influenced Italian theater and tune, and vice versa. As Lockhart reveals, the lively statue grew to become a primary determine inside aesthetic conception and musical perform throughout the years spanning 1770–1830. Taking as its element of departure a repertoire of Italian ballets, melodramas, and operas from this period, Animation, Plasticity, and track in Italy traces its middle principles among technological know-how, philosophy, theories of language, itinerant functionality traditions, the epistemology of sensing, and track criticism.

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