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Monteverdi on the modern stage

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Over the past hundred years, the operas of Claudio Monteverdi have become iconic symbols of the early music movement and have entered the canon of so-called great operas. The conventional explanation for their iconicity is that they are historically important works, the first to fully realise the potential of the operatic genre, and that they speak to us and relate to contemporary concerns. These definitions, though, are contingent on surrounding socio-cultural factors. Rather than trying ...

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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Queen's College, The
Department:
Humanities Division - Music Faculty
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:0262dfba-c174-4e5b-bc91-12e7f5fb6e83
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ora:6380
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English
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