Volume 9 (2003) No. 1

Louise K. Stein

The Origins and Character of recitado

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“Estilo recitatibo” opening of dialogue for Palas and Mercurio, Act I of Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Fortunas de Andrómeda y Perseo (1653), anonymous music, most likely composed by Juan Hidalgo (US-CAh MS Typ 258H, fol. 114v), ed. Louise K. Stein, Songs of Mortals, Dialogues of the Gods (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993), 448–9. Reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press.

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