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Handel in Italy The chamber cantata Italian church music Handel goes to Italy 0. Leaves Germany sometime in autumn 1706 1. Entry in Valesio diary January 1707 places him in Rome, impressing crowds with his organ-playing 2. Supported and lionized by princes and cardinals. Stays at palace of Marquis Ruspoli
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Activities in Rome 3. Associates with Arcadian Academy 4. Composes two Italian oratorios, performed in princely palaces 5. Ellen Harris theory about male societies 6. Composes many chamber cantatas La Lucrezia (“O numi eterni”) 0. A chamber cantata 1. HWV 145 2. May have been composed in Florence or Venice as early as 1706 3. Poet unknown
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Unformatted text preview: Terms and Concepts 2 7. basso continuo 8. recitative 9. aria 10.arioso 11. furioso 12. lament 13. Doctrine of the Affections Dixit Dominus 4. Handel composed music for an important Carmelite festival in Rome in July 1707 5. Dixit Dominus is a setting of Psalm 110 (109 in the Vulgate) 6. Brilliant concertato style reflects a sense of occasion peculiar to big Italian churches First movement 3 7. Brilliant orchestral ritornello reflects influence of Italian concerto Textures in the First Movement 8. soli vs. Tutti 9. imitative counterpoint 10.homophonic 11.pedal point 12.cantus firmus 4...
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2009 for the course MUS 308 taught by Professor Parker during the Fall '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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