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Music and the Myth of Arcadia in Renaissance Italy Hardcover – Apr 27 2009

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  • Hardcover: 456 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (April 27 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521899567
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521899567
  • Product Dimensions: 17.4 x 2.5 x 24.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 Kg
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,733,867 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Examining the musical representation of the myth of Arcadia in sixteenth-century Italy, this book provides insights into the role of music in the preservation of cultural myths. A range of different musical genres are covered, including the madrigal, music for theater, and early opera.

About the Author

Giuseppe Gerbino is Associate Professor in the Department of Music, Columbia University, New York.

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