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The Resource Desire and pleasure in seventeenth-century music, Susan McClary

Desire and pleasure in seventeenth-century music, Susan McClary

Label
Desire and pleasure in seventeenth-century music
Title
Desire and pleasure in seventeenth-century music
Statement of responsibility
Susan McClary
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this book, Susan McClary examines the mechanisms through which seventeenth-century musicians simulated extreme affective states-desire, divine rapture, and ecstatic pleasure. She demonstrates how every major genre of the period, from opera to religious music to instrumental pieces based on dances, was part of this striving for heightened passions by performers and listeners. While she analyzes the social and historical reasons for the high value placed on expressive intensity in both secular and sacred music, and she also links desire and pleasure to the many technical innovations of the ..
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Cataloging source
MHW
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McClary, Susan
Dewey number
780.9032
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML194
LC item number
.M358 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Music
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • Music
Label
Desire and pleasure in seventeenth-century music, Susan McClary
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Prelude: The Music of Pleasure and Desire; Part I. The Hydraulics of Musical Desire; 1. The Expansion Principle; 2. Composites, or the Still-Divided Subject; Part II. Gendering Voice; 3. Soprano as Fetish: Professional Singers in Early Modern Italy; 4. Gender Ambiguities and Erotic Excess in the Operas of Cavalli; Part III. Divine Love; 5. Libidinous Theology; 6. Straining Belief: The Toccata; Part IV. Dancing Bodies; 7. The Social History of a Groove: Chacona, Ciaccona, Chaconne, and the Chaconne
Control code
775871185
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 340 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520952065
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613520883
Other physical details
illustrations, music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 352088
  • 22573/cttt3580
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775871185
Label
Desire and pleasure in seventeenth-century music, Susan McClary
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Prelude: The Music of Pleasure and Desire; Part I. The Hydraulics of Musical Desire; 1. The Expansion Principle; 2. Composites, or the Still-Divided Subject; Part II. Gendering Voice; 3. Soprano as Fetish: Professional Singers in Early Modern Italy; 4. Gender Ambiguities and Erotic Excess in the Operas of Cavalli; Part III. Divine Love; 5. Libidinous Theology; 6. Straining Belief: The Toccata; Part IV. Dancing Bodies; 7. The Social History of a Groove: Chacona, Ciaccona, Chaconne, and the Chaconne
Control code
775871185
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 340 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520952065
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613520883
Other physical details
illustrations, music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 352088
  • 22573/cttt3580
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775871185

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