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By Michael Talbot

As proven through the ever-increasing quantity of recordings, variants and performances of the substantial repertory of secular cantatas for solo voice produced, basically in Italy, within the moment 1/2 the 17th century and the 1st half the eighteenth century, this lengthy overlooked style has eventually 'come of age'. in spite of the fact that, scholarly curiosity is at present lagging in the back of musical perform: awfully, there was no common examine of the Baroque cantata because Eugen Schmitz's guide of 1914, and even if many educational theses have tested microscopically the cantatas of person composers, there was little chance to view those opposed to the wider canvas of the style as a complete. The members during this quantity pick out points of the cantata proper to their unique pursuits so that it will say new issues concerning the works, even if ancient, analytical, bibliographical, discographical or performance-based. The leading concentration is on Italian-born composers operating among 1650 and 1750 (thus now not Handel), however the chance is additionally taken in a single bankruptcy (by Graham Sadler) to check the French cantata culture with its Italian mum or dad in organization with a startling new declare in regards to the meant instrumentation. Many key figures are thought of, between them Tomaso Albinoni, Giovanni Bononcini, Giovanni Legrenzi, Benedetto Marcello, Alessandro Scarlatti, Alessandro Stradella, Leonardo Vinci and Antonio Vivaldi. The poetic texts of the cantatas, all too frequently taken care of as being of little intrinsic curiosity, are given their due weight. area can also be came across for discussions of the heritage of Baroque solo cantatas on disc and of the conclusion of the continuo in cantata arias - a subject matter extra complicated and contentious than could before everything be obvious. The ebook goals to stimulate curiosity in, and to win converts to, this style, which in its day equalled the instrumental sonata in value, and during which quite a lot of composers invested a huge a part of their creativity.

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