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The convito musicale of Orazio Vecchi

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The Convito Musicale, perhaps more than any other of Orazio Vecchi's works, expresses the fullness of his many-sided musical personality. In historical perspective, it is a summation of cinquecento polyphonic vocal secular forms, and an example of music for entertainment at its best. Until recently, Vecchi's importance in the history of music has depended almost entirely upon his one work available in transcription from the original part-books, the brilliant madrigal-comedy, L'Amfiparnaso...

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University of Oxford
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Publication date:
1964
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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