'E in rileggendo poi le proprie note’: Monteverdi responds to Artusi?

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
Title'E in rileggendo poi le proprie note’: Monteverdi responds to Artusi? Author(S)TIM CARTER (Author)
Abstract  Claudio Monteverdi's Il quarto libro de madrigali a cinque voci (1603) ends with a setting of 'Piagn’e sospira: e quand’i caldi raggi’, a text from Tasso's Gerusalemme conquistata (1593). Nicea, a Muslim in love with a Christian, wanders through the forest carving her beloved's name in the trees, and weeps as she re-reads what she has scored in the bark. Monteverdi's Fourth Book of madrigals is an odd collection. ...Paginationp 138-155
SubjectEurope -- HistoryDescriptorsRenaissance
Journal TitleRenaissance studies: Journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies  
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