The Plague of Milan (c. 1680) is commonly called an oratorio but is best described as a motet. The text, a description of the charitable acts of the Bishop of Milan during the bubonic plague of 1576, is based on Charpentier's holograph manuscript and includes a full score for soloists, double chorus, winds, and strings. This edition includes an analysis of the music and text, a translation of the test, a discussion of editorial problems, and a collection of writings on the work.
Originally published in 1979.
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Book Description The University of North Carolina Press, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0807813656
Book Description The University of North Carolina Press, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Excellent condition. New - unused and unread. Publisher shrink wrapped. Bookseller Inventory # B3LOs-0807813656