Talbot, , Michael: Aspects of the Secular Cantata in Late Baroque Italy (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Contents: Preface; The when and how of Arioso in Stradella's cantatas, Carolyn Gianturco; A lost volume of cantatas and serenatas from the 'original Stradella collection', Colin Timms; Narration, mimesis and the question of genre: dramatic approaches in Giovanni Legrenzi's solo cantatas Opp 12 and 14, Hendrik Schulze; A tale of 2 cities: cantata publication in Bologna and Venice, c.1650–1700, Reinmar Emans; 'Al tavilino medesimo del compositor della musica': notes on text and context in Alessandro Scarlatti's cantate da camera, Norbert Dubowy; Bononcini's 'agreeable and easie style, and those fine inventions in his Basses (to which he was led by an instrument upon which he excels)', Lowell Lindgren; The 'humble' and 'sublime' genres, the pastoral and heroic styles: rhetorical metamorphoses in Benedetto Marcello's cantatas, Marco Bizzarini; Investigations into the cantata in Naples during the first half of the 18th century: the cantatas by Leonardo Vinci contained in a 'Neapolitan' manuscript, Giulia Veneziano; The orchestral French cantata (1706–1730): performance, edition and classification of a neglected repertory, Graham Sadler; Patterns and strategies of modulation in cantata recitatives, Michael Talbot; 'Imitando l'Arietta, ò altro allegro, cantata di fresco': keyboard realization in Italian continuo arias, Giulia Nuti; The revival of the Italian chamber cantata on disc: models and trends, Roger-Claude Travers; Bibliography; Indexes.