These essays illuminate the changing nature of text-music relationships from the time of Petrarch to Guarini and, in music, from the madrigals of Giovanni da Cascia to those of Gesualdo da Venosa. Haar traces a line of development from the stylized rhetoric of Trecento song through the popularizing trends of Quattrocento music and on to the union of verbal and musical cadence that marked the high Renaissance in sixteenth-century Italian music.acIP- Improvvisatori and Their Relationship to Sixteenth-Century Music We do not possess all of the repertory of Italian song that was written down ... The importance of the unwritten tradition in Italian music is a recurrent theme in Pirrottaa#39;s work.
|Title||:||Essays on Italian Poetry and Music in the Renaissance, 1350-1600|
|Publisher||:||Univ of California Press - 1986|