Hammond, Frederick, 1937-

The ruined bridge : studies in Barberini patronage / Frederick Hammond. - Sterling Heights, Mich. : Harmonie Park Press, c2010. - xix, 303 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. - Detroit monographs in musicology/Studies in music ; no. 56 .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-295) and index.

La contesa (1631): a chivalric spectacle for a Barberini client -- The prince's hat ossia il berrettino di Pietro -- The artistic patronage of the Barberini and the Galileo affair -- Le pretensioni del Tebro e del Po: Ferrara entertains Don Taddeo Barberini -- La maschera trionfante: Don Taddeo Barberini entertains his brother Cardinal Antonio -- Orpheus in a new key: the Barberini flight to France and the Rossi-Buti l' Orfeo -- Barberini redux: the return to Rome and the Pamphilj wedding -- Barberini triumphans: Roman entertainments for queen Christina of Sweden -- 'Thy hand, great anarch . . .' : music and spectacle in Barberini funerals 1644-1680.

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Barberini family.
Urban VIII, Pope, 1568-1644.

Music patronage--Italy--Rome.
Music--History and criticism.--Italy--Rome--17th century

ML1733.8.R6 / H355 2010