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Aikin, Judith P
A Language for German Opera
The Development of Forms and Formulas for Recitative and Aria in Seventeenth-Century German Libretti
series:
volume: 37
pages/dimensions: 349 pages, 37 Abb.
language: English
binding: Hardback (gebunden)
dimensions: 24.00 × 17.00 cm
weight: 750g
edition: 1. Auflage
publishing date: 01.01.2002
prices: 79,00 Eur[D] / 81,30 Eur[A]
ISBN: 978-3-447-04653-4
79,00 Eur

Content
Introductory Remarks on Word-Music Relations: „Mein selbst ander ich“
Forms for Early German Opera in Dresden: Heinrich Schütz, Martin Opitz and Augustus Buchner
Two Directions for the Early German Opera Libretto: Georg Philipp Harsdörffer and Simon Dach
German Language Opera in Dresden, 1650 –1680
The Turning Point: Caspar Ziegler’s Von den Madrigalen (1653) and Initial Signs of its Impact in Dresden and Wolfenbüttel
The Final Pieces of the Puzzle: Festspiele in Rudolstadt (1665 –1667) and „Die hällische Oper“ (1660 –1679)
Three Operas at the Threshold of Maturity: Rosander und Rosimene (1679),Floretto (1683), and Die Drey Töchter Cecrops (1679)
Opera as Poetic Genre and Source of Poetic Forms: „das galanteste Stück der Poesie“
Bibliographies
Indices

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