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Fortune, Nigel

Overview
Works: 142 works in 430 publications in 4 languages and 6,816 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reference works  Scores  Ayres  Part songs  Periodicals  Sacred music  Music  Manuscripts  Funeral music 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Author, Other, Honoree, Contributor, Creator, Composer
Classifications: ML160, 780.924
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Most widely held works by Nigel Fortune
The Monteverdi companion by Denis Arnold( Book )

18 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera and church music, 1630-1750 by Anthony Lewis( Book )

30 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Beethoven reader by Denis Arnold( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and German and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Monteverdi companion by Denis Arnold( Book )

12 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music and theatre : essays in honour of Winton Dean( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Radcliffe, Winton Dean -- Curtis A. Price, Political allegory in late-seventeenth-century English opera -- Brian Trowell Acis, Galatea and Polyphemus: a 'serenata a tre voci'? --Colin Timms, George I's venetian palace and theatre boxes in the 1720s--Reinhard Strohm, Vivaldi's and Handel's settings of Giustino-- John H. Roberts, Handel and Charles Jennens's Italian opera manuscripts-- Anthony Hicks, Handel, Jennens and Saul: aspects of a collaboration -- David Charlton, 'L'art dramatico-musical': an essay -- Julian Budden, Mendelssohn's operas John Warrack 10. Wagnerian tendencies in Italian opera -- John Tyrrell, The cathartic slow waltz and other finale conventions in Janácek's operas -- Philip Brett, Grimes and Lucretia -- Stephen Dean, A bibliography of the writings of Winton Dean
Ayres for four voices by John Dowland( )

26 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Beethoven companion by Denis Arnold( Book )

25 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This invaluable guide for all music lovers covers every significant aspect of Beethoven's output. Distinguished scholars, each of whom is also a skilled and compelling writer, take the reader through each principal genre of composition. Separate sections are devoted to Beethoven as man and artist, the piano music, the chamber music, the orchestral works, the opera "Fidelio" and the vocal music, the manuscripts and their publication, and the book concludes with a fascinating review of the ups and downs of the composer's reputation. The music is discussed in the context of its background, and always so that the reader's understanding and enjoyment will be greatly enhanced
Con che soavità : studies in Italian opera, song, and dance, 1580-1740 by Colin Timms( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music in 17th and early 18th century Italy was wonderfully rich and varied: in theatrical and secular vocal chamber music alone, we saw the rise of the solo song and cantata, and the birth and growth of opera, all establishing important new structural and expressive paradigms. But this was also a complex time of uncertainty and change, as 'old' and 'new' interacted in subtle and often surprising ways. There is still much to document, explore and explain in terms of composers and repertories and their multi-layered contexts. This collection of essays by European, British and American musicologists seeks to consolidate the recent growth interest in seventeenth century studies. It includes discussions of leading composers (d'India, Monteverdi, Rovetta, Steffani, Albinoni, Vivaldi and Handel), repertories (chamber laments, staged balli and operatic mad-scenes), geographical issues (the arrival of Neapolitan opera in Venice), institutional contexts, and iconography. Inspiration for the book was drawn from the poineering research of Nigel Fortune, to whom the volume is dedicated on his 70th birthday
Essays on opera and English music : in honour of Sir Jack Westrup( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imeneo = Hymenaeus : an opera : 1740 by George Frideric Handel( )

3 editions published in 1980 in Italian and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred music by Henry Purcell( )

13 editions published between 1959 and 1993 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred music by Henry Purcell( )

10 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred music by Henry Purcell( )

10 editions published between 1960 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred music by Henry Purcell( )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred music by Henry Purcell( )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Oxford history of music by Anselm Hughes( Book )

25 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Multiple languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The scope of the work is sufficiently indicated by the titles of the several volumes. Our object throughout has been to present music not as an isolated phenomenon or the work of a few outstanding composers, but as an art developing in constant association with every form of human culture and activity."
Sacred music, pt. 7 by Henry Purcell( )

2 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O God, Thou art my God : anthem for S.A.T.B., continuo and organ by Henry Purcell( )

2 editions published in 1959 in Undetermined and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funeral sentences : for S.A.T.B. (verse & chorus) and organ continuo by Henry Purcell( )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet, stay awhile by John Dowland( )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Con che soavità : studies in Italian opera, song, and dance, 1580-1740
Alternative Names
Fortune, Migel Cameron 1924-2009

Fortune, Nigel Cameron 1924-2009

Nigel Fortune English musicologist, political activist

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