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Francesca Caccini at the Medici court

Suzanne G. Cusick

Francesca Caccini at the Medici court

music and the circulation of power

by Suzanne G. Cusick

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caccini, Francesca, -- 1587-ca. 1640,
  • Medici, House of,
  • Women composers -- Italy -- Biography,
  • Feminism and music,
  • Music -- Italy -- Florence -- 16th century -- History and criticism,
  • Music -- Italy -- Florence -- 17th century -- History and criticism,
  • Florence (Italy) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSuzanne G. Cusick.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesWomen in culture and society
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.C19 C87 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16726808M
    ISBN 100226132129
    ISBN 109780226132129
    LC Control Number2008012693


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A contemporary of Shakespeare and Monteverdi, and a colleague of Galileo and Artemisia Gentileschi at the Medici court, Francesca Caccini was a dominant musical figure there for thirty years. Dazzling listeners with the transformative power of her performances and the sparkling wit of the music she composed for more than a dozen court theatricals, Caccini is best.

In Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court, Suzanne Cusick not only sheds light on the life and context of this exceptional woman, but unravels much of what we thought we knew about court patronage and aesthetic debates in general at this time.

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Life. Caccini was born in Florence, and received a humanistic education (Latin, some Greek, as well as modern languages and literature, mathematics) in addition to early musical training with her ing to Liliana Panella, the first well-founded testimony of Francesca's singer's activity, together with her sister Settimia, at the Medici court, is in his diary Cesare Tinghi.

Book Overview A contemporary of Shakespeare and Monteverdi, and a colleague of Galileo and Artemisia Gentileschi at Francesca Caccini at the Medici court book Medici court, Francesca Caccini was a dominant musical figure there for thirty years.

Francesca Caccini (Signorini), known as "La Cecchina" was one of the most acclaimed sopranos of her time and a noted teacher, as well as a composer of the early Baroque era. She was the elder of two daughters of the composer Giulio Caccini.

They both became noted opera singers; the younger sister, Settimia Caccini ("La Flora") was also a composer. Caccini, Francesca (ca) Portrait Biographic Details Editions of Works. Francesca Caccini grew up and worked in Florence as a musician for the Medici family, following in the footsteps of her father, Giulio Caccini.

She was the first woman to compose opera and the most well-paid musician in the court at the height of her career in the s. Read "Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court Music and the Circulation of Power" by Suzanne G.

Francesca Caccini at the Medici court book Cusick available from Rakuten Kobo. A contemporary of Shakespeare and Monteverdi, and a colleague of Galileo and Artemisia Gentileschi at the Medici court, Brand: University of Chicago Press.

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Francesca Caccini, born on this day inwas the most famous woman musician in Europe during her lifetime. The Medici court, which employed a host of musicians, was Ground Zero for the. [PDF Download] Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court: Music and the Circulation of Power [PDF].

Cusick, Suzanne G. Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court: Music and the Circulation of Power. Women in Culture and Society. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Call number: MLC19 C87 Jackson, Barbara Garvey. “Musical Women of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.”.

Get this from a library. Francesca Caccini at the Medici court: music and the circulation of power. [Suzanne G Cusick] -- A contemporary of Shakespeare and Monteverdi, and a colleague of Galileo and Artemisia Gentileschi at the Medici court, Francesca Caccini was a dominant figure of musical life in Florence for thirty.

Get this from a library. Francesca Caccini at the Medici court: music and the circulation of power. [Suzanne G Cusick] -- "A contemporary of Shakespeare and Monteverdi, and a colleague of Galileo and Artemisia Gentileschi at the Medici court, Francesca Caccini was a dominant musical figure Caccini is best remembered.

After Giovanni Battista Signorini’s death inFrancesca Caccini remarried Tommaso Raffaelli, a nobleman. Ina son, Tommaso was born to them. Her second husband did not survive for long and passed away in After this, Francesca Caccini came back to Florence with her two children and served as a music teacher at Medici court.

Giulio Romolo Caccini (also Giulio Romano) (8 October – buried 10 December ) was an Italian composer, teacher, singer, instrumentalist and writer of the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras.

He was one of the founders of the genre of opera, and one of the most influential creators of the new Baroque was also the father of the composer Francesca Caccini. Francesca Caccini was born in Florence in September Her parents were both musical, so she grew up in the artistic community of the Medici court – one of the most cultured in all of Europe.

At a very young age Caccini, taught by her father, began learning to play the guitar, lute and she also learnt how to sing. Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court: Music and the Circulation of Power, Catharine R.

Stimpson. (Women in Culture and Society.) With CD-ROM. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. xxxvi, $Author: Anthony M. Cummings. Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court: Music and the Circulation of Power: Suzanne G. Cusick, Catharine R.

Stimpson: Books - Her book Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court: Music and the Circulation of Power (ISBN ) was published by the University of Chicago Press infor which she received the book prize of the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women.

Francesca Caccini was born on September 8, and died c. She was the daughter of Guilio Caccini, who was employed at the Medici court in Florence. While working for the Medici Court in Florence, Italy, Francesca’s father was a member of a group of thinkers and innovators referred to as “Camerata”.

Francesca Caccini was born into a musical family: her father, Giulio Romolo Caccini, was a performer and composer for the Medici court, particularly supported by Francesco de' Medici, grand duke of Florence; Francesca's mother, Lucia Gagnolanti, her younger sister, Settimania, and, eventually, her step-mother (Giulio's second wife), Margherita della Scala, were also.

Prolific composer and talented singer Francesca Caccini was born on this day in in Florence. Sometimes referred to by the nickname La Cecchina, she composed what is widely considered to be the oldest surviving opera by a woman composer, La Liberazione di Ruggiero, which was adapted from the epic poem, Orlando Furioso by Ludovico Ariosto.

From tothe Caccini family visited France, where they were hosted by Queen Maria de’ Medici. The queen offered Francesca a position at the French court, but Grand Duke Ferdinando I of Tuscany, Maria de’ Medici’s uncle, seems to.

Settimia Caccini (ca) was Francesca Caccini's youngest sister, and as a child sang with her at the Medici Court. In Settimia went to Mantua, where she sang the role of "Venus" in Monteverdi's opera Arianna, and the following year married the singer-composer-poet Alessandro Ghivizzani.

Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court: Music and the Circulation of Power. By Suzanne G. Cusick. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, (xxxvi, pp., accompanying CD, ISBN $) Reviewed by Andrew Dell’Antonio* 1.

Waiting for Francesca. Famiglie Femminili. Virtù and Virtuosity. Francesca attempted to gain recognition outside Florence, but her mild success was not comparable to a Medici patronage. Her father was a featured artist for the Medicis, and this gave Francesca a way into the musical world.

She sought to make her music known in a period which denied women that sort of acclaim. ByFrancesca Caccini was the most highly paid singer at the Medici court.

Extraordinarily, she was also a lead composer. She was the first woman to compose opera. Suzanne G. Cusick is the author of Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 2 reviews, published ) and Valerio Dorico ( /5. But negotiations dragged on, and inthe deal was off and Francesca took a post at court in Florence, having been promised in marriage to Giovanni Battista Signorini (d), whom she married later that year.

Although Francesca signed letters with her married name, she remained Francesca Caccini in the Medici court records. Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court: Music and the Circulation of Power Suzanne G.

Cusick A contemporary of Shakespeare and Monteverdi, and a colleague of Galileo and Artemisia Gentileschi at the Medici court, Francesca Caccini was. Review: Desire and Pleasure in Seventeenth-Century Music by Susan McClary Desire and Pleasure in Seventeenth-Century Music, by Susan McClary.

Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court, Music and the Circulation of Power (University of Chicago Press, ). Book Award, Society for the Study of Early Modern Women; Select Recent Articles: Foreward, Ellen Koskoff, A Feminist Ethnomusicology (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ), in press.

Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court: Music and the Circulation of Power (Women in Culture and Society) by Suzanne G. Cusick and Catharine R. Stimpson out of 5 stars 2.

Francesca Caccini, often called "La Cecchina" ("The Songbird"), was born in Florence, Italy, on the eighteenth of September, Music was a huge part of Francesca's life from almost before her birth, as her father, Guilio Caccini, was a well respected and prolific composer, and her mother, Lucia Gagnolanti, was a singer Lucia's premature death while Francesca.

Francesca Caccini (18 September – after ) was an Italian composer, singer, lutenist, poet, and music teacher of the early Baroque era. She was also known by the nickname "La Cecchina", originally given to her by the Florentines and probably a diminutive of "Francesca".[1] She was the daughter of Giulio Caccini.

been Caccini's last court payment in Maypdf one pdf return to Florence in Februarywhen she was involved in a court entertainment authored by Michelangelo Buonarotti the younger.3 The latter fact hints at a professional life for Caccini after her departure from Medici service and presumed second marriage.

Yet.Raney, Carolyn, “Francesca Caccini, Musician to the Medici, and Her Primo Libro (),” Ph.D. dissertation: New York University, Francesca Caccini was one of the first professional female musicians to combine singing and composing in her ca­ .Francesca Caccini at the Ebook Court reveals for the first time how this multitalented composer established a fully professional musical career at a time when virtually no other women were able to achieve comparable success.