Knowledge of the philological criteria that regulate the critical edition of the monumental musical works of the past.
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Course unit content
Title of the course: Production and criticism of a musical text
The observational object of the course will be the national production of the works of Giovanni Pierluigi of Palestrina.
The concept of critical edition of a musical text will be defined, verifiable with concordant sources and finalised to a correct working interpretation.
In particular, the circumstances through which critical text reaches a plausible definition on the historical and exegetical plane will be discussed, and issues related to proper performance practice will be looked into.
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LUISI, F.: Prefazione e norme per l'Edizione Nazionale delle Opere di Pierluigi Palestrina, Poligrafico dello Stato [State Printing Office], Rome, 2002
CARACI, M.; La filologia musicale , LIM edition (Libreria Musicale Italiana [Italian Musical Library]), 2005