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Two Newly-Discovered Pieces for Soprano, Trumpet, Strings and Continuo by Neapolitan Eighteenth Century Composers Domenico Sarro and Gennaro Manna: Performance Editions

Abstract The combination of soprano, trumpet, strings and continuo was used with much frequency by Baroque composers in their cantatas, oratorios and operas of the time, giving the trumpet a very important place as a solo instrument from 1600 to 1750. The discovery of two pieces by Neapolitan Baroque composers Domenico Sarro (1679-1744) and Gennaro Manna (1715-1779) enlarges the already important body of known works for this instrumentation. Presenting them in performance editions is a valuable contribution to this repertory. Making performance editions available to performers is always an important and exciting task, especially if they exhibit features that have rarely been seen in this combination of instruments and voices. This is specifically th... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Araya, Luis Miguel (Author) / Hickman, David R (Advisor) / Pilafian, Samuel (Committee member) / Hill, Gary W (Committee member) / Rogers, Rodney (Committee member) / Bailey, Wayne A (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / baroque / classical / eighteenth century / Performance edition / soprano / trumpet
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 148 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note D.M.A. Music 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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