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Desire and Pleasure in Seventeenth-Century Music

  • Author: McClary, Susan
Lively and engaging... [A] brilliant musical mapping of the seventeenth century

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Contents

  • Prelude The Music of Pleasure and Desire
  • Part I . The Hydraulics of Musical Desire
  • 1. The Expansion Principle
  • 2. Composites, or the Still-Divided Subject
  • Part II . Gendering Voice
  • 3. Soprano as Fetish: Professional Singers in Early Modern Italy
  • 4. Gender Ambiguities and Erotic Excess in the Operas of Cavalli
  • Part III . Divine Love
  • 5. Libidinous Theology
  • 6. Straining Belief: The Toccata
  • Part IV . Dancing Bodies
  • 7. The Social History of a Groove: Chacona, Ciaccona, Chaconne, and the Chaconne
  • 8. Dancing about Power, Architecture about Dancing
  • Part V . La Mode Francaise
  • 9. Temporality and Ideology: Qualities of Motion in Seventeenth-Century French Music
  • 10. The Dragon Cart: The Femme Fatale in Seventeenth-Century French Opera Postlude: Toward Consolidation Notes
  • Index