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Antonia Banducci

Antonia L.  Banducci, Ph.D.

  • Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Room 319
  • 303-871-6920
  • abanducc@du.edu

Interests:

Opera, staging, historical performance practice, music as an agent of social change.

Publications:

"Du jeu scénique et de son effet dramatique : l'apport des didascalies manuscrites scéniques dans les livrets et partitions" ["Staging and its Dramatic Effect: The Contribution of Manuscript Prompt Notes in Librettos and Scores"], trans. Jaqueline Waeber.  In Musique et Geste en France de Lully à la Révolution: Études sur la musique, le théâtre et la danse, Jacqueline Waeber, ed., 115-128.  Bern: Peter Lang, 2009.

"Lully Opera Highlighted at 2007 Boston Early Music Festival," 17th-Century Music (Society for Seventeenth-Century Music newsletter) 17/1 (2007): 12, 14 (co-authored with Rebecca Harris-Warrick).

Editor.  André Campra, Tancrède, tragédie en musique (facsimile edition with introduction and appendices).  French Opera in the 17th and 18th Centuries.  Vol. 18.  Stuyvesant, N.Y.: Pendragon Press, 2006.

"The Opera Atelier Performance (Toronto, 2000): The Spirit of Lully on the Modern Stage" (Review-Essay).  The Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music 10, no. 1 (http://66.147.244.57/~sscmjscm/jscm/v10no1.html).  On-line in April 2005. 

"Staging and Its Dramatic Effect in French Baroque Opera: Evidence from Prompt Notes." Eighteenth-Century Music 1 (2004): 5-28.

Recent courses

Seminars--Baroque Opera on Stage, History of Opera: From Monteverdi to Minimalism, Twentieth-Century Opera, The Making of Romantic Music: Paris and Leipzig in the 1830s, Topics in Baroque Music with an Emphasis on Performance Practice; undergraduate courses--Medieval and Renaissance periods, Baroque period, Classical period.