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1600-1700: Masterpieces (Book & 4-CD set)

Karen Michels, Ulf Brenken

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ISBN 10: 394000474X / ISBN 13: 9783940004741
Published by EarBOOKS
Condition: GOOD Hardcover
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Title: 1600-1700: Masterpieces (Book & 4-CD set)

Publisher: EarBOOKS

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:GOOD

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A century in words, pictures and music lucid, informative and entertaining, the earBOOKS Masterpieces series provides a compact overview of music and painting through the centuries. This 1600-1700 volume presents the most important artworks and musical compositions of the 17th century. Background detail and points of particular interest in relation to each painting or piece of music are conveyed through concise and illuminating commentaries. A comprehensive introduction sets the scene, expanding on the century s historical connection to the art of the period. The 4 CDs contain a wealth of musical highlights from the 17th century, including excerpts from Monteverdi s Vespers for the Blessed Virgin, compositions for organ (Buxtehude, for example) and choral pieces by Schütz. A beautiful collection for the refined art and music lover.

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Dr. Karen Michels, art historian, studied in Bonn and Hamburg. Her dissertation was on Le Corbusier in 1987. Her academic work at the University of Hamburg history of art faculty concerned the reconstruction and supervision of the Warburg House. She has made lengthy research visits to Paris and the United States and taught at the universities of Jena, Halle, and Berlin (Humboldt) between 1998 and 2000. Her publications include 5 Minuten für die Kunst (Knesebeck 2007), Aby Warburg: Im Bannkreis der Ideen (Beck 2007), Tagebuch der Kulturwissenschaftlichen Bibliothek Warburg (Akademie 2001), and Transplantierte Kunstwissenschaft (Akademie 1999).

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