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A comparison of five musical settings of Metastasio"s "Artaserse"

Cheryl R. Sprague

A comparison of five musical settings of Metastasio"s "Artaserse"

by Cheryl R. Sprague

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metastasio, Pietro, -- 1698-1782.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis, (Ph.D), University of California, Los Angeles, 1979.

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination5 microfiche
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14457719M

    Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Metastasio, Pietro Antonio Domenico Buonaventura, ; Format: Book; p. ; 23 cm. Unlike earlier surveys, Taruskin provides greater attention to the full range of 20th century music, including American music as part of the mainstream tradition of western music, women in music, and popular music. The five volumes of main text each have musical examples and black-and-white pictures throughout, source notes, and an index.

    MUSIC AND MUSICIANS The name op. 5 A same note in English and GerFrench and Italian is called La. note given (usually by the oboe, or by the organ if there be one) for the orchestra in chamber music it is usual for to tune to the pianist to play the triad of D minor, so that A is the highest note.   Women prominent in politics and the arts played an important role in the development of Pietro Metastasio’s career. The soprano Maria Anna Benti (?–), better known as La romanina, encouraged Metastasio in his early efforts as a dramatist, helped shape the libretto Didone abbandonata (), and sang the first musical settings of all his texts up to Siroe ().

    You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. METASTASIO COLLECTION AT WESTERN UNIVERSITY Works Intended for Musical Setting Scores, Editions, Librettos, and Translations in the Holdings of the Music Library, Western University [London, Ontario] ABOS, Girolamo Alessandro nell’Indie (Ancona ) (Eighteenth century) – (Microfilm of Ms. Score) (From London: British Library [Add. Ms. ]).


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A comparison of five musical settings of Metastasio"s "Artaserse" by Cheryl R. Sprague Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pietro Metastasio, original name Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi, (born Jan. 3,Rome—died ApVienna), Italian poet and the most celebrated librettist in Europe writing during the 18th century for the opera seria; his librettos were set more than his astonishing skill in verse improvisation attracted the attention of Gian Vincenzo Gravina, a man of.

Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi, better known by his pseudonym of Pietro Metastasio (Italian pronunciation: [metaˈstaːzjo]; 3 January – 12 April ), was an Italian poet and librettist, considered the most important writer of opera seria libretti.

Other stage works. Canzonettas. Other works. 6 Further : Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi, 3. Editorial Reviews. No less than five brilliant countertenors including Philippe Jaroussky join conductor Diego Fasolis and Concerto Köln for Artaserse by Leonardo Vinci ().

In early 18th century Italy, the Neapolitan-born composer was one of the brightest stars in opera, and Artaserse is considered his masterpiece.

This recording rises /5(26). A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

51 editions published between and in 5 languages and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide Under James Levine's persuasive and loving leadership, this first-rate cast demonstrates Mozart's late opera crackles with passion and drama.

Lucie Skeaping explores Artaserse, one of the most popular opera libretti by the great 18th-century dramatist Metastasio, which centres on Artaxerxes I, King of Persia. Pietro Trapassi, the Italian poet who is better known by his assumed name of Metastasio, was born in Rome on the 13th of January His father, Felice Trapassi, a native of Assisi, came to Rome and took service in the Corsican regiment of the papal forces.

Product Description. No less than five brilliant countertenors including Philippe Jaroussky join conductor Diego Fasolis and Concerto Köln for Artaserse by Leonardo Vinci (). In early 18th century Italy, the Neapolitan-born composer was one of the brightest stars in opera, and Artaserse is considered his masterpiece.

This recording rises /5(86). Artaserse was one of the hit libretti of the period, set by everyone who was anyone, but Vinci’s is rather special. The villainous vizier (Artabano) has killed his king letting suspicion fall upon his own son (Arbace), best friend to the new king (Artaserse).

Category:Metastasio, Pietro Pietro Metastasio (3 January — 12 April ) = Alternative Names/Transliterations: Pietro Antonio Domenico Buonaventura Metastasio, Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi, Pedro Matastasio, Metastase, Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi, Pietro Antonio Trapassi Gallastri, P.

Metastazio Artaserse, EDB.b5. Demetrio is an opera libretto in three acts by Pietro was first performed to music composed by Antonio Caldara on 4 November during celebrations of the name day of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI in Vienna. Different composers later used it when composing operas named Alceste, Cleonice and Demetrio, rè della over fifty settings it was one of Metastasio’s most.

The present recording of his last opera 'Artaserse' is something really special however. Here we have five countertenors (two singing female roles) and a tenor to complete the cast. Generally speaking, I tend to prefer mezzo sopranos to countertenors BUT a really splendid cast has been assembled here and all the soloists are really excellent/5(83).

out of 5 stars Vical beauty for unrequited love Reviewed in the United States on J Philippe Jaroussky is alone singing those cantatas and he is by far brilliant and huge enough to fill our ears with the music of some God in some paradise or on some volcano in a northern sea/5(46).

No less than five brilliant countertenors including Philippe Jaroussky join conductor Diego Fasolis and Concerto K ln for Artaserse by Leonardo Vinci (). In early 18th century Italy, the Neapolitan-born composer was one of the brightest stars in opera, and Artaserse is considered his masterpiece/5(83).

In an astute piece of marketing, the new Virgin Classics recording of Leonardo Vinci's Artaserse has been followed up by a European concert tour of the work, with its five countertenors and one tenor, accompanied by the Concerto Köln under the direction of Diego Fasolis.

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Arbace (Artaserse) Mandane (Artaserse) Megabise (Artaserse) Artabano (Artaserse) Semira (Artaserse) Backstory; Worldbuilding; Summary. A young man takes his first steps into public life, in an empire seemingly at peace.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(55). IN CONTEXT FOCUS English Protestant church music BEFORE John Sheppard composes his Second Service, a setting for five voices of the “full” service (rather than the customary short service. Starting from this misunderstanding, The Rival Sirens suggests that the rivalry fostered between the singers in s London was in large part a social construction, one conditioned by local theatrical context and audience expectations, and heightened by manipulations of plot and music.

This book offers readings of operas by Handel and Author: Suzanne Aspden. One of the most prominent figures in the history of opera, and the single most important figure in the success of opera seria, (9) Metastasio wrote 27 dramma per musica, half of which received as many as 30 different musical settings and Artaserse, his most popular piece, close to 90 settings.

Comparison between Grainger’s setting of Brigg Fair and that of Delius provides an instructive insight into Grainger’s very personal harmonic language, borne of his closeness to the material he set – this folk-song was ‘taken down at Brigg, Lincs.,from the singing of Mr. Joseph Taylor, of Saxby All Saints, Lincolnshire’.Find Pietro Metastasio bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - Regarded by most musicologists as having been one.