Roglieri, Maria Ann: Dante & Music (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9781859282557

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Subtitle: Musical Adaptations of the Commedia from the Sixteenth Century to the Present

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction; The music of Dante’s Hell, Purgatory and Paradise; Francesca da Rimini: romantic and modern heroine in music; Dramatic musical tales of Dantean characters; The antimusic of Hell: screams and lamentations; Purgatorio: songs of a new dawn; Heavenly love songs and La dolce sinfonia di Paradiso; Some concluding remarks on Dante and music; Appendix: Tables representing the compiled data on musical settings of the Commedia; Bibliography; Index.