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Desire and pleasure in seventeenth-century music /

In this book, Susan McClary examines the mechanisms through which seventeenth-century musicians simulated extreme affective states-desire, divine rapture, and ecstatic pleasure. She demonstrates how every major genre of the period, from opera to religious music to instrumental pieces based on dances...

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Main Author: McClary, Susan, (Author)
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012.
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Online Access:Online version
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