Warren and Ursula Kirkendale

Music and Meaning
Studies in music history and the neighbouring disciplines

2007, cm 17 x 24, xii-646 pp. con es. mus. n.t. e 50 tavv. f.t. di cui 4 a colori. Rilegato (Hardcover).

ISBN: 9788822256591

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Una scelta aggiornata di articoli con indici, sette dei quali non ancora disponibili in inglese, sulla retorica musicale, Josquin, Marenzio, Vecchi, Cavalieri, Rasi, Lully, Caldara, Handel, Bach (Offerta Musicale), Mozart, Beethoven, Paganini et al. Applica i metodi delle ricerche sui topoi letterari e dell’iconologia alla musica stessa, con collegamenti a storia, filologia classica e romanza, storia dell’arte, liturgistica, patristica, ecc.

Warren Kirkendale

Ursula Kirkendale

Ursula and Warren Kirkendale
Ursula Kirkendale received her Ph. D. in historical musicology in Bonn and taught at four important American universities, until, in 1971, after only one semester at Columbia University, a speech impairment (ictus) terminated her teaching, but not her research, highly acclaimed internationally, on Caldara, Handel, and Bach. Her husband, Ph. D. Vienna, is professor emeritus ordinarius of music history, University of Regensburg, Accademico Filarmonico h. c. Bologna, Dr. h. c. and honorary professor of the University of Pavia. He has published books dealing inter al., with sixteenth-century art in Florence and Rome. The interdisciplinary work of both authors, residents of Rome, has centered on the «afterlife of Antiquity». (aug. 2015)