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Baroque Opera & Its Components

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Stephen Cook

on 13 March 2018

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Baroque Opera & Its Components
large-scale music drama that combines poetry, acting, scenery, & costumes
da capo aria
Ensembles: duets, trios, quartets, etc.
& Sinfonias
libretto vs. librettist
Florentine Camerata

Claudio Monteverdi
Coronation of Poppea
Opera in Italy
Jean-Baptiste Lully
Opera in France
born in Italy, worked in France
Louis XIV

rejected Italian influence
founded French opera (tragédie lyrique)
Henry Purcell
Opera in England
“When I am laid in earth”
ground bass (ostinato)

Chorus: "Come Away Fellow Sailors"
Major key; strophic form
Dido & Aeneas
Monteverdi recitative
I was born to weep/to sigh
and my sweet consolation,
ah, I will mourn forever.
If fate has betrayed us,
I will never again be able to hope
for a serene and happy day.
Italian opera in England
Handel &
the very late Baroque
da capo aria
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