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Talbot, Michael 1943-

Works: 529 works in 1,710 publications in 8 languages and 24,894 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Scores  Cantatas  Operas  Librettos  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Songs  Rounds (Music) 
Roles: Editor, Author, Writer of accompanying material, Translator, Contributor, Arranger, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Interviewee, Adapter, wpr
Classifications: ML410.V82, B
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Most widely held works by Michael Talbot
Vivaldi by Michael Talbot( Book )

82 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivaldi has emerged as a major composer of the eighteenth century. Known as the Red Priest (for his striking red hair) Vivaldi left the active priesthood to teach music at a girls' school, shaping a group of charity pupils into a world-class performing ensemble. He became Italy's most sought-after composer, yet, unwise in business affairs, he died alone and destitute in 1741. This carefully researched text examines the life and works of this cosmopolitan musician
The business of music( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is business, for music, a regrettable necessity or a spur to creativity? Are there limits to the influence that economic factors can or should exert on the musical imagination and its product? In the eleven essays contained in this book the authors wrestle with these questions from the perspective of their chosen area of research. The range is wide: from 1700 to the present day; from the opera house to the community centre; from composers, performers and pedagogues to managers, publishers and lawyers; from piano miniatures to folk music and pop CDs. If there is a consensus, it is that music se
The musical work : reality or invention? by Mike Talbot( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like literature and art, music has?works?. But not every piece of music is called a work, and not every musical performance is made up of works. The complexities of this situation are explored in these essays, which examine a broad swathe of western music. From plainsong to the symphony, from Duke Ellington to the Beatles, this is at root an investigation into how our minds parcel up the music that we create and hear
Twelve cantatas, opus 4 by Tomaso Albinoni( )

29 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Manchester violin sonatas by Antonio Vivaldi( )

23 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vivaldi compendium by Michael Talbot( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vivaldi Compendium will serve as the most reliable and up-to-date source of quick reference on the composer Antonio Vivaldi and his music. This takes the form of a dictionary listing persons, places, musical works and many other topics connected with Vivaldi; its alphabetically arranged entries are copiously cross-referenced so as to guide the reader towards related topics. The Vivaldi Compendium also provides a gateway to further reading. This is achieved via an extensive bibliography, to which reference is made in most of the dictionary entries. These two sections are complemented by an article-length biography of the composer and a carefully organized list of his works. Knowledge about Vivaldi and his music is still advancing at an incredible rate--many discoveries occurred while the book was in preparation--and every effort has been made to ensure that The Vivaldi Compendium represents the latest in Vivaldi research, drawing on the author's close involvement with Vivaldi and Venetian music over four decades [Publisher description]
Pimpinone : intermezzi comici musicali by Tomaso Albinoni( )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tomaso Albinoni : the Venetian composer and his world by Michael Talbot( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chamber cantatas of Antonio Vivaldi by Michael Talbot( )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed survey of Vivaldi's unjustly neglected chamber cantatas, showing them to stand comparison with his more famous works. Vivaldi's chamber cantatas for solo voice, some forty in total, are steadily gaining in popularity: but because of their relatively small place in the oeuvre of a composer famed for his productivity, and also on account of the general scholarly neglect of their genre, they are little discussed in the literature. This book comprehensively explores their literary and musical background, their relation to the composer's biography, the chronology of their composition, and their musical qualities. Each cantata is discussed individually, but there is also a broader consideration of aspects concerning them collectively, such as performance practice, topical allusion, and the conventions of Italian verse. The author argues that while Vivalid's cantatas are not as innovative as his concertos and operas, he produced several masterpieces in the genre that rank with his best music. MICHAEL TALBOT is Emeritus Professor of Music at the University of Liverpool
The New Grove Italian baroque masters : Monteverdi, Frescobaldi, Cavalli, Corelli, A. Scarlatti, Vivaldi, D. Scarlatti by Denis Arnold( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers profiles of the six greatest composers of this period, discusses their major works; and looks at each composer's style
Antonio Vivaldi : a guide to research by Michael Talbot( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and Italian and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six chamber cantatas : for solo voice by Girolamo Polani( )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The six cantatas included in this edition are the sole surviving compositions of Girolamo Polani. Born in the Venetian state ca. 1670, Polani joined the cappella of San Marco, Venice, in 1689 as a soprano. Between 1700 and 1717 he was also active as a composer for the Venetian stage, once crossing swords with Vivaldi. In 1717 he came to Britain, where he remained--or at least stayed for long periods--during the rest of his poorly documented life. He was in the service of Lady Grisell Baillie as a music master in 1735-36. It was in Britain around the same time that he produced his cantatas: a set of six concise scores for soprano and continuo preserved in the British Library. These remarkably fine works, which manage to combine galant elements with traditional counterpoint in an original way, are testimonies to the Indian summer that the Italian chamber cantata enjoyed on British soil during the period of Handel's operas." --
The finale in western instrumental music by Michael Talbot( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The knowledge that finales are by tradition (and perhaps also necessarily) 'different' from other movements has been around a long time, but this is the first time that the special nature of finales in instrumental music has been examined comprehensively and in detail. Three main types of finale, labelled 'relaxant', 'summative', and 'valedictory', are identified. Each type is studied closely, with a wealth of illustration and analytical commentary covering the entire period from the Renaissance to the present day. The history of finales in five important genres -- suite, sonata, string quartet, symphony, and concerto -- is traced, and the parallels and divergences between these traditions are identified. Several wider issues are mentioned, including narrativity, musical rounding, inter-movement relationships, and the nature of codas. The book ends with a look at the finales of all Shostakovich's string quartets, in which examples of most of the types may be found
Venetian music in the age of Vivaldi by Michael Talbot( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secular vocal music by Francesco Barsanti( )

5 editions published in 2018 in Italian and English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A latecomer to music and not particularly gifted as an executant on any instrument (a great handicap for any musician in an age when music appreciation was performer-centered rather than composer-centered), the Italian expatriate Francesco Barsanti (ca. 1690-1775) would seem doomed to failure, especially given his reportedly unassertive, even timid, personality; but his versatility, industry, and ability to win and retain a surprisingly large support network kept him afloat until the end. The compact but by no means negligible corpus of music he produced in a wide variety of genres makes him one of the most original and interesting composers active in eighteenth-century Britain. His instrumental music has already won some recognition in modern times, but his equally impressive vocal music, all produced in Britain, is so far virtually unknown. The present volume, which contains all Barsanti's secular vocal music known to survive, together with a complementary volume containing his complete sacred vocal music, aims to bring these attractive works before the musicological community and the public at large. --
Regina caeli : RV 615 by Antonio Vivaldi( )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in Latin and Italian and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria per due soprani e contralto solisti, coro a quattro voci miste, tromba, oboe, due violini, viola e basso, RV 589 by Antonio Vivaldi( )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dixit Dominus : Salmo 109 [i.e. 110] per due soprani, contralto, tenore e basso solisti, coro a cinque voci miste, tromba, due oboi, due violini, viola, due violoncelli e basso RV 595 by Antonio Vivaldi( )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composition de l'orchestre : 2 hautbois, trompette, cordes
Concerto per violino principale, due violini, viola e basso F I, 239, RV 761 by Antonio Vivaldi( )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La fida ninfa : RV 714 by Antonio Vivaldi( )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Italian and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The New Grove Italian baroque masters : Monteverdi, Frescobaldi, Cavalli, Corelli, A. Scarlatti, Vivaldi, D. Scarlatti
The business of musicThe musical work : reality or invention?The Vivaldi compendiumTomaso Albinoni : the Venetian composer and his worldThe chamber cantatas of Antonio VivaldiThe New Grove Italian baroque masters : Monteverdi, Frescobaldi, Cavalli, Corelli, A. Scarlatti, Vivaldi, D. ScarlattiThe finale in western instrumental musicVenetian music in the age of Vivaldi
Alternative Names
Michael Talbot britischer Musikwissenschaftler und Komponist

Michael Talbot Brits componist

Michael Talbot britský hudebník

Michael Talbot compositor británicu

Michael Talbot músic britànic

Michael Talbot musicien britannique

Michael Talbot músico británico

Michael Talbot muzikant britanik

Talbot, M.

Talbot, Michael

Talbot, Michael Owen.

Talbot, Michael Owen 1943-

ميخائيل تالبوت موسيقي بريطاني

トールバット, M

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