Animation, Plasticity, and Music in Italy, 1770-1830 by Ellen Lockhart

By Ellen Lockhart

This path-breaking research of level works in Italian musical performances reconsiders a very important interval of song background. via an interdisciplinary exam of the statue lively by means of tune, Ellen Lockhart deftly exhibits how Enlightenment ideas influenced Italian theater and song, and vice versa. As Lockhart reveals, the lively statue turned a basic determine inside of aesthetic idea and musical perform throughout the years spanning 1770–1830. Taking as its aspect of departure a repertoire of Italian ballets, melodramas, and operas from this period, Animation, Plasticity, and tune in Italy traces its center principles among technology, philosophy, theories of language, itinerant functionality traditions, the epistemology of sensing, and tune criticism.

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