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Allegri's Miserere in the Sistine Chapel

  • Author: O'Reilly, Graham

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Contents

  • Introduction - Myth and reality
  • Part One: The 16th and 17th centuries
  • 1. Context
  • 2. Creation
  • 3. Transformation
  • Part Two: The 18th century
  • 4. Show business
  • 5. 18th century sources 1 - Blainville and Mozart
  • 6. 18th century sources 2 - The Paris and Manchester manuscripts
  • 7. 'Con suoi rifiorimente, come si deve eseguire' - What the earliest ornamented manuscripts show
  • Part Three: The 19th century
  • 8. The Papal Choir in the 19th century 1 - Giuseppe Baini
  • 9. 19th century sources 1 - British Library Add. MS 31525 and related manuscripts
  • 10. 19th century sources 2 - Alfieri's Il Salmo Miserere of 1840
  • 11. The Papal Choir in the 19th century 2 - Domenico Mustafa
  • 12. 19th century sources 3 - The Vatican manuscript of Domenico Mustafa
  • Part Four: Performing the Miserere in the 20th century
  • 13. The current 'popular' version of the Allegri Miserere: the 'English Miserere'
  • 14. Introduction to the editions
  • 15. Aspects of performance practice 1 - Performing pitch
  • 16. Aspects of performance practice 2 - Expression
  • 17. Aspects of performance practice 3 - Performing forces
  • 18. Conclusion
  • Part Five: Appendices, editions and notes
  • Bibliography