Desperate Measures

Desperate Measures

The Life and Music of Antonia Padoani Bembo

eBook - 2006
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One of the most fascinating figures of seventeenth-century music, composer and singer Antonia Padoani Bembo (c.1640 - c.1720) was active in both Venice and Paris. Her work provides a unique cross-cultural window into the rich musical cultures of these cities, yet owing to her clandestineexistence in France, for almost three centuries Bembo's life was shrouded in mystery. In this first-ever biography, Clare Fontijn unveils the enthralling and surprising story of a remarkable woman who moved in the musical, literary, and artistic circles of these European cultural centers.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
ISBN: 9780195135381
0195135385
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xx, 372 p.) : ill., maps, music
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK

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