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Originally published by the Institute of Medieval Music; now distributed by AIM:

MS 41-1 Auld, Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin. Pt. 1: Birth of French Opera
MS 41-2 Auld, Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin. Pt. 2: Lyric Theory and Practice

Auld, Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin.M
I: Birth of French Opera

MS41-1-Cov

Sample Pages

MS 41 Louis E. Auld, The Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin, Founder of French Opera.

Part 1: Birth of French Opera.

MS 41-1    978-0-93190-228-4
25 cm    [viii]+216 pp.       $77.00

The Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin, Founder of French Opera. Part 1: Birth of French Opera. By Louis E. Auld. Study with music examples.

Contents:
  The Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin
  Volume I
  The Birth of French Opera
  General Preface  1
  Part One: The Times and the Man
     Chapter I «Pre-Classicism» and Turmoil  11
     Chapter II «Ce Curieux Personnage» Pierre Perrin  25
  Part Two: In Search of Orpheus: Theory of Opera
     Chapter III «An Immense Aspiration»: Pre-Operatic Genres and First Experiments  69
     Chapter IV The LETTER on Opera, and Commentary Letter to Monseigneur Della Rovera  101
   Presentation: The Success of the Pastorale (parag. a, b)  109
   Criticism of Italian Opera (c.1 -2)  112
     Point One: The Text (d-e) 116
       Plot 118
       Fictional Levels  127
       Character  137
       Discussion 141
       Declamation 145
     Point Two: Musical Styles (f)  156
       Prosody  173
       Recitative  182
       Expression  189
     Point Three: Length of Operas (g)  204
     Point Four: Length of Solos (h)  205
     Point Five: Variety and Contrast (i)  206
     Point Six: Foreign Language (j)  207
     Point Seven: Manneristic Poetry (k)  209
     Point Eight: Faulty Acoustics (l)  210
     Point Nine: Castrati (m)  211
   Lyric Principles (n)  212
   The Closing (0)  213

MS 41-1 Auld, Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin. Pt. 1: Birth of French Opera
MS 41-2 Auld, Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin. Pt. 2: Lyric Theory and Practice

Auld, Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin.M
II: Lyric Theory and Practice

MS41-2-Cov

Sample Pages

MS 41 Louis E. Auld, The Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin, Founder of French Opera.

Part 2: Lyric Theory and Practice.

MS 41-2    978-0-93190-233-8
25 cm    [viii]+200 pp.       $77.00

The Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin, Founder of French Opera. Part 2: Lyric Theory and Practice. By Louis E. Auld. Study with music examples.

Contents:
  The Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin
  Volume II
  Lyric Theory and Practice
  Part Three: «The Marriage of the Two Sisters, Music and Poetry» Chapter V Lyric in the
  Seventeenth Century  1
  Chapter VI Lyric Theory and Practice  23
  FOREWORD to the Recueil de Paroles de Musique 23
    Section I Variety, Novelty, and Character of this Collection (para. a)  35
    Section II AEsthetics and Rhetoric An Ars lyrica (q.2-3)  40
   Purpose of the Lyric (b)  42
   Subjects and Modes (c)  45
   Who May Sing? (d)  48
   Agreement between Matter and Mode (e, f.1, f.7) 53
   Six Styles (g)  54
    Section III Diction  55
   Figures (f.1)  55
   Inversions (f.2)  74
   Myth-Metaphor (f.7)  75
   Vocabulary (f.6)  82
   Douceur (i, f.3)  82
    Section IV Versification  89
   Length of Line (k)  94
   Rhyme (j)  104
   Masculine and Feminine Lines (1) 108
   Syllabic Quantities (h)  111
    Section V Forms and Genres  135
   Genres (n)  135
   The Air (o.l)  136
   Use of Second Verse (p.1)  138
   Strophes (m)  139
   Rondeau; No Second Verse (0.2, p.2)  141
   The Chanson (q.l)  143
   «Matching Songs» (q.2)  146
   Grands Récits, or Cantatas (r)  147
   Ensemble Pieces (s)  149
   Drinking and Serenades (t, u)  150
   Mascarades and Ballets (v)  151
   Operas (w, x.l,2,3)  154
   Devotional Pieces (y)  154
   Latin Pieces (z)  159
  Appendix:
     Epitre au Roy from the Cantica pro capella Regis  165
     Avant-Propos from the Cantica pro capella Regis  167
  Tables:
     A. Composers represented in the Recueil de Paroles de Musique  171
     B. Pieces and Composers in the OEuvres de Poësie (1661)  172

MS 41-1 Auld, Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin. Pt. 1: Birth of French Opera
MS 41-2 Auld, Lyric Art of Pierre Perrin. Pt. 2: Lyric Theory and Practice

 

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