• Medientyp: Buch; Biografie; Bibliografie
  • Titel: Polymath of the baroque : Agostino Steffani and his music
  • Beteiligte: Timms, Colin [VerfasserIn]
  • Erschienen: Oxford [u.a.]: Oxford Univ. Press2003
  • Enthält: Literaturverz. S. 387 - 406

  • Umfang: XVIII, 422 S.; Ill., graph. Darst., Notenbeisp
  • Sprache: Englisch
  • ISBN: 0195154738; 9780195154733
  • RVK-Notation: G:it S:mu Z:32
  • Schlagwörter: Steffani, Agostino
    Steffani, Agostino
  • Beschreibung: This is the first book to consider all aspects of the life of Agostino Steffani (1654-1728), a composer, diplomat, and bishop. A remarkable figure of the late 17th and early 18th century Europe, Steffani began his career as a composer, musician, and courtier, but his accomplishments brought him high-level positions in the courts of Germany and the Catholic Church. Throughout his diplomatic and ecclesiatical career, Steffani continued to compose chamber music, vocal chamber music, operas, and sacred music--works which inspired Handel and other Baroque composers. (Verlagsmeldung)

    Literaturverz. S. 387 - 406

    This is the first book to consider all aspects of the life of Agostino Steffani (1654-1728), a composer, diplomat, and bishop. A remarkable figure of the late 17th and early 18th century Europe, Steffani began his career as a composer, musician, and courtier, but his accomplishments brought him high-level positions in the courts of Germany and the Catholic Church. Throughout his diplomatic and ecclesiatical career, Steffani continued to compose chamber music, vocal chamber music, operas, and sacred music--works which inspired Handel and other Baroque composers. (Verlagsmeldung)
  • Anmerkungen: Includes bibliographical references and index

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