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Ricercar

 

in Western European music of the 16th and 17th centuries, a type of polyphonic, imitative composition. It is akin to the fantasia and is a forerunner of the fugue. The term (from Italian ricercare[“to seek out”]) is connected with the interpretation of the imitation as the “finding” of one and the same theme by various voices. The ricercar arose in Italy in lute music; later, ricercars for organ became popular (C. Merulo, A. Willaert, A. Gabrieli, and G. Frescobaldi). In the 17th and 18th centuries, the ricercar was developed mainly by German composers (J. Froberger, D. Buxtehude, and J. S. Bach).

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Madrigali del Passerini e ricercari di De Macque e Gesualdo", in Testimonianze, studi e ricerche in onore di Guido M.
Paul Brunold; Annibale Padovano, 13 Ricercari for Organ, limited edition (300 copies), ed.
The first violin part, ricercari, accompaniment to the songs, "Violino primo", printed in 1653, Regional Museum in Slany.
4," Castelnuovo's "Charlie" from Two Film Studies, and Casella's "Due Ricercari sul nome B-A-C-H" are more extended and more difficult.
Hacia 1540 aparecieron ricercari que consistian en una sucesion de temas sin una marcada individualidad o contraste, cada uno de ellos desarrollado en imitacion y entrelazado con el siguiente gracias a la imbrincacion de las partes con la cadencia.
a ricercari miei ricordi, e scritti fatti intorno a cio, infin da giouanetto, p.
In Hisama's analysis of Crawford's "Chinaman, Laundryman," one of her Two Ricercari (1932; the other is "Sacco, Vanzetti"), vocal register forms an analog to the social feminization of Chinese men in the United States, while the transformation of contour is emblematic of the political transformation of the Chinese worker in H.
Unfortunately for Gian Francesco Malipiero's 1925 Ricercari per undici istrumenti, the dark and quizzical character of this re-worked early Italian material tends to sound sour after the Stravinsky, not helped by some inaccurate violin playing to open.
Mischiati, 'Il manoscritto corsiniano dei Ricercari di Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina', Atti del II convegno internazionale di studi palestriniani, pp.
Madrigali et ricercari a quattro voci: Venezia, Angelo Gardano 1589/1590.
His Tre ricercari, and especially the intimate String Quartet No.
Fifty works have been chosen, representing such forms as chant, organum, masses, motets, chanson, canzonas, lute pieces, ricercari and keyboard works from an anonymous early-seventeenth-century canzona to a fugue from Bach's Die Kunst der Fuge.