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Lully Studies

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James R. Anthony, Jérôme de la Gorce, Patricia Ranum, Rebecca Harris-Warrick, Buford Norman, Lois Rosow, Carl B. Schmidt, John S. Powell, Catherine Cessac, Barbara Coeyman, Herbert Schneider, Manuel Couvreur
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  • Date Published: August 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521118651

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  • The work of Baroque composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, regarded as the founder of French opera and a key figure in the development of court ballet, enjoys growing popular and scholarly interest. This volume brings together thirteen international scholars to present the best recent research on Lully's life, his work and his influence. Illustrated with musical examples and photographs, the volume also contains surprising archival discoveries about the composer's early life in Tuscany and important new information about his manuscript sources. It will interest musicologists, historians, performers and listeners alike.

    • Presents the best recent research on a composer whose work is attracting growing interest
    • Contains important archival discoveries about Lully's early life and new information about his manuscript sources
    • Wide appeal - musicologists, dance and theatre historians, performers, listeners
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "...each essay presents original and fascinating insights...For those able to plumb its substantial depths, Lully Studies contains penetrating insights." The Opera Journal

    "Gaps remain in knowledge about this founder of French opera, but this collection of11 articles on a variety of subjects presents the best current research....The bibliography is excellent." Choice

    "...bespeaks [of] a healthy continuane of scholarly interest in the life and work of the famous seventeenth-century court composer." The Opera Quarterly

    "While this book id for the specialist, if t encourages additional interest in Lully's music, it will have accomplished its purpose." American Recorder

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    • Date Published: August 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521118651
    • length: 332 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.49kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction James R. Anthony
    1. Lully's Tuscan family Jérôme de la Gorce
    2. Lully plays deaf: rereading the evidence on his privilege Patricia Ranum
    3. The phrase structures of Lully's dance music Rebecca Harris-Warrick
    4. Quinault's libretto for Isis: new directions for the Tragédie Lyrique Buford Norman
    5. The articulation of Lully's dramatic dialogue Lois Rosow
    6. The Amsterdam editions of Jean-Baptiste Lully's music: a bibliographical scrutiny with commentary Carl B. Schmidt
    7. 'Pourquoi toujours des bergers?' Molière, Lully, and the pastoral divertissement John S. Powell
    8. The presentation of Lully's Alceste at the Académie de Musique of Strasbourg Catherine Cessac
    9. Walking through Lully's opera theatre in the Palais Royal Barbara Coeyman
    10. Gluck and Lully Herbert Schneider
    11. Jules Écorcheville's genealogical study of the Lully family and its influence on Marcel Proust Manuel Couvreur.

  • Editor

    John Hajdu Heyer, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater

    Contributors

    James R. Anthony, Jérôme de la Gorce, Patricia Ranum, Rebecca Harris-Warrick, Buford Norman, Lois Rosow, Carl B. Schmidt, John S. Powell, Catherine Cessac, Barbara Coeyman, Herbert Schneider, Manuel Couvreur

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