The Madrigals of Michelangelo Rossi
University of Chicago Press, 2002 - 227 pagina's
Michelangelo Rossi's two books of five-voice polyphonic madrigals are among the most expressive works of their kind ever composed. Showing the influence of Gesualdo, the madrigals were probably written in Rome between 1624 and 1629, when Rossi was in the service of Cardinal Maurizio of Savoy. They were apparently never published, and there is only one complete manuscript source, which once belonged to Queen Christina of Sweden and now forms the principal source for Brian Mann's critical edition.
In his extensive introduction, Mann considers in detail the biographical, cultural, and stylistic milieu in which the madrigals were written. The scholarly edition of the music, based on a thorough examination of all the known sources, includes a complete critical commentary.
Mann's work on Rossi's madrigals has already helped revive interest in them. In 1998 a CD recording of Book I appeared on the Virgin label, performed by Il Complesso Barocco under the direction of Alan Curtis, and based on this critical edition.
Wat mensen zeggen - Een review schrijven
We hebben geen reviews gevonden op de gebruikelijke plaatsen.
O miseria damante
Or che la notte
Index of Compositions
Overige edities - Alles weergeven
A-mo Alfred Einstein appear appears barline basso continuo Battista Guarini Berkeley Book for Five British Library cadence Canto Alto Canto Alto Tenore chord chromatic chromaticism cites COLLATION composer D’India’s death evidence example ﬁfths ﬁnal ﬁrst ﬁve Five Voices ﬂat lacking fols fug-ge Gesualdo Gesualdo’s given gives guir hand harmony heart Ł Ł Ł Library madrigal Madrigal TEXT major manuscript Mc and Ob measures Michelangelo Rossi minim rest Montreal music o-bli partbooks parts pieces pitches polyphonic published pur Ian quan reading Rossi’s Rossi’s madrigals same score semibreve semiminim rest setting sharp lacking single sources TEXT AND TRANSLATION three two books underlay words years