Jewish Musician in Late Renaissance Mantua
By (author) Don Harran
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Salamone Rossi by Don Harran
Book DescriptionSalamone Rossi (c.1570-c.1627) occupies a unique place in Renaissance music culture: he was the earliest outstanding Jewish composer to work in the European art music tradition. Working for the Gonzaga dukes in Mantua, yet remaining faithful to his own religious community, Rossi has a biography fraught with difficult and often exciting questions of socio-cultural order. How Rossi solved, or appears to have solved, the problem of conflicting interests is a subject worthy of inquiry, not only because we want to know more about Rossi, but also because Rossi can stand as a paradigm for other Jewish figures who, contemporary with him, moved between different cultures.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195168136
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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This title concerns Salamone Rossi (c.1570-c.1628), who has earned a special place in music history as the earliest outstanding Jewish composer to work in the European art music tradition.
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