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Author Toft, Robert.

Title With passionate voice : re-creative singing in 16th-century England and Italy / Robert Toft.

Published Oxford New York Oxford University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  783.01409031 TOFT    DUE 12-07-21
Physical description ix, 329 pages : illustrations, music ; 27 cm
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-323) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: An Age of Rhetorical Persuasion -- pt. 1 PREPARING THE TEXT -- Words Appropriately Fitted to the Notes -- pt. 2 ELOCUTIO: FINE WORDS AND MUSIC -- Every Trope, Every Figure -- pt. 3 PRONUNCIATIO: SINGING ELOQUENTLY AND ACTING APTLY -- 1.The Art of Vocal Delivery -- All the Senses Satisfied -- Accent and Emphasis -- Pronouncing Distinctly -- Figures and Passionate Ornaments Made Manifest -- 2.A Garden of Embellishment -- Divisions -- Graces -- Part Songs -- 3.Action -- pt. 4 PASSIONATE AYRES PRONOUNCED -- 1.The Prosopopoeia in England -- John Dowland, "Sorrow stay" -- John Dowland, "In darknesse let mee dwell" -- 2.Affetto cantando and Consort Singing in Italy -- Giulio Caccini, "Deh dove son fuggiti" -- Claudio Monteverdi, "Baci soavi e cari" -- Appendix -- Understanding Learned Compositions -- The Addition of Sharps and Flats.
Subject Vocal music -- England -- 16th century -- History and criticism.
Vocal music -- Italy -- 16th century -- History and criticism.
Singing -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Singing -- Italy -- History -- 16th century.
Vocal music -- Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.)
Performance practice (Music) -- History -- 16th century.
ISBN 9780199382026 (hardback)
9780199382033 (paperback)
9780199382040 (electronic text)
9780199382064 (online file)