Luigi Dallapiccola and Musical Modernism in Fascist Italy

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Luigi Dallapiccola is widely considered a defining figure in twentieth-century Italian musical modernism, whose compositions bear passionate witness to the historical period through which he lived. In this book, Ben Earle focuses on three major works by the composer: the one-act operas Volo di notte ('Night Flight') and Il prigioniero ('The Prisoner'), and the choral Canti di prigionia ('Songs of Imprisonment'), setting them in the context of contemporary politics to trace their complex path from fascism to resistance. ...

Luigi Dallapiccola and Musical Modernism in Fascist Italy 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521844031

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