Item description for Morgens Pederson: Madrigali E Madrigaletti (Monumenta Musica Europea) by K. Messina...
This publication offers a critical edition of all the secular works of the Danish composer Mogens Peders (1585?-1623?), together with a historical-critical introduction, diplomatic and diplomatic-interpretative editions of the poetic texts and three appendixes. The following themes are examined in the introduction: the biography and personality of King Christian IV of Denmark, Peders's patron; the splendid musical life at the Danish court in the late 16th and early 17th centuries; and the life and works of Peders himself, with particular regard to his relations with the Venetian environment - and specifically with the school of Giovanni Gabrieli where he trained. A further useful tool for further research is a table of the works of composers who set the same texts as Peders. The introduction is followed by a double edition of the various texts set to music: first a conservative edition respecting the graphic conventions of the period, aimed at presenting the text just as it is transmitted by the early sources; then the edition adopted in the score, in which the text is normalized to conform to current orthographic usage. There follows a critical edition of the music of Peders's 31 five-voice madrigals and 2 three-voice madrigaletti! . The appendixes contain editions of the texts and music of works by Hans Nielsen, Francesco Di Gregorii and Amante Franzoni set to the same poetic texts used by Pederson.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 12" Width: 9.4" Height: 1.1" Weight: 3.25 lbs.
Release Date Sep 29, 2005
Publisher Brepols Publishers
ISBN 250351801X ISBN13 9782503518015