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Semplificazione e purificazione della polifonia

English translation: simplification and \"purification\" of vocal polyphony

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Italian term or phrase:Semplificazione e purificazione della polifonia
English translation:simplification and \"purification\" of vocal polyphony
Entered by: LaraBarnett
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19:44 Mar 27, 2018
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Art/Literary - Music / Music Conservatory Diploma
Italian term or phrase: Semplificazione e purificazione della polifonia
Under a section of the course on early historical music.

"Semplificazione e purificazione della polifonia vocale...."

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LaraBarnett
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:26
simplification and "purification" of vocal polyphony
Explanation:
Purification is in quote marks in my reference, and I think I would do the same, since the purification is in the eyes of those carrying it out.

"In other words, very similar desiderata – the simplification and 'purification' of sacred polyphony; clarity of text declamation – were proposed for Reformation and Counter-Reformation music alike."
http://books.google.com/books?id=2tbpAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA264&lpg=P...
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simplification and "purification" of vocal polyphony


Explanation:
Purification is in quote marks in my reference, and I think I would do the same, since the purification is in the eyes of those carrying it out.

"In other words, very similar desiderata – the simplification and 'purification' of sacred polyphony; clarity of text declamation – were proposed for Reformation and Counter-Reformation music alike."
http://books.google.com/books?id=2tbpAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA264&lpg=P...

philgoddard
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agree  writeaway: lots of this text seems to be specialised (ie for musicians). this one does indeed look like a literal translation will do the trick. perché no.......
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  -> Exactly.Thanks!
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