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Music and Art of Venice

Art and Music in Venice
Art and Music in Venice From the Renaissance to the Baroque (Book - 2013 ) 709.45311 A7841 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:This beautifully written and illustrated book is the official catalog from the Montreal Museum of Art, that accompanies the stunning exhibition at the Portland Art Museum Venice: The Golden Age of Art and Music, February 15 to May 11, 2014.

Art and Life in Renaissance Venice
Art and Life in Renaissance Venice By Brown, Patricia Fortini (Book - 1997 ) 709.45 B879a 1997 Available in some locations

Annotation:This short book is excellent for learning more about the cultural and political background that provided the framework of the works of art from Venice during the Renaissance.

Canaletto
Canaletto By Baker, Christopher (Book - 1994 ) 759.5 C21ba 1994 Available in some locations

Annotation:"Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (1697-1768), is one of the most popular of all old master painters, admired for his magnificant views of Venice and London. In the words of one of his contemporaries, Canaletto had the power to paint so that 'the eye is deceived and truly believes it is the real thing it sees'." - from the book description

Domenico Tiepolo
Domenico Tiepolo A New Testament By Gealt, Adelheid M. (Book - 2006 ) 741.945 T563g 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:"In this major new work of art history, Adelheid M. Gealt and George Knox assemble, present, and document for the first time a cycle of 313 drawings of scenes from the New Testament by the 18th-century Venetian draftsman Domenico Tiepolo (1727–1804). When Domenico died in 1804, the drawings were dispersed among various purchasers. Locating, identifying, and documenting them required years of detective work by Gealt and Knox." - from the book annotation.

Monteverdi
Monteverdi By Fabbri, Paolo (Book - 1994 ) 780.92 M781f Available in some locations

Annotation:"Paolo Fabbri's Monteverdi, first published in Italian, is the leading study of the greatest composer of late Renaissance and early Baroque Italy, rightly called the "father of modern music." - from the book description

St. Mark's
St. Mark's The Art and Architecture of Church and State in Venice (Book - 2003 ) 726.6094 S761s 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:"The editor is an architect as well as proto of St. Mark's and is responsible for its preservation. Individual essays document every aspect of the physical beauty of the basilica, including its architecture, sculpture and mosaics as well as the famous objects in the treasury. The essays explain the meaning behind the images as well as the beliefs and ideas that underly the ceremonies and rituals that are performed in the basilica. - from the book annotation.

Tiepolo and the Pictorial Intelligence
Tiepolo and the Pictorial Intelligence By Alpers, Svetlana (Book - 1994 ) 759.5 T56aL Available in some locations

Annotation:An analysis of Tiepolo's painting and drawing techniques for both two dimensional and architectural settings.

Venice in the Age of Canaletto
Venice in the Age of Canaletto (Book - 2009 ) 759.5 C21v 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:"Canaletto's landscapes are arguably, even today, the most familiar artistic products of eighteenth-century Venice For those with the requisite means, no visit to the city would be considered complete without the purchase of at least one of the artist's views, which captured the city's topography and urban activity with apparent verisimilitude. " - from the book annotation

Vivaldi's Venice
Vivaldi's Venice Music and Celebration in the Baroque Era By Barbier, Patrick (Book - 2003 ) 780.945 B236v 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book describes what daily life, musical and ceremonial, was like in Venice during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, during Vivaldi's lifetime, 1678-1741.

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A selection of books from Central Library, on the themes of Renaissance and Baroque art and music of Venice.


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