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Luigi Cherubini, A Multifaceted Composer at the Turn of the 19th Century

M. Sala (ed.)
approx. 300 p., 210 x 270 mm, 2021
ISBN: 978-2-503-59100-1
Languages: English, Italian, French
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This volume investigates the various faces of Luigi Cherubini.
This volume investigates Luigi Cherubini with the aim of providing a picture of the various faces that a composer and his output could present to European society at the turn of the nineteenth century; a society in which the composer, no longer tied to a patron or a court, tried to integrate himself as a participant in the labor market by finding new, coexisting forms of subsistence, thereby becoming a pre-eminent figure in the industrial and commercial world of the time. Additionally, the volume aims to deepen understanding of the composer’s output in light of the political and social upheavals that took place during his long life, from the French Revolution to the threshold of the Springtime of the People.
MASSIMILIANO SALA is Vice President of the Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca) and Secretary Treasurer of the Italian National Edition of Pietro Antonio Locatelli’s Complete Works. On the Board of the Scholarly Committees of the Italian National Edition of Muzio Clementi’s Complete Works and Italian National Edition of Luigi Boccherini’s Complete Works, he is a founder of Ad Parnassum Journal. His publications include writings on eighteenth- to twentieth-centuries music.
Interest Classification:
Fine Arts & Performing Arts
History of Music

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