Dr. phil.

Livio Marcaletti

livio.marcaletti@oeaw.ac.at

BIOGRAPHY


Born in 1984 in Bergamo (Italy).
Student of Musicology and Italian Literature at the University of Pavia/Cremona (Italy). 2015 Ph.D. in Musicology at the University of Berne (Switzerland) with a dissertation on Gesangsmanieren and German singing treatises of the 18th and 19th centuries. 2011-2016 research assistant at the same institute in the SNF-Project "Kontinuität oder Koinzidenz? Gesangspraxis und Gesangsästhetik 'italienischer' Prägung im Spiegel schriftlicher und akustischer Quellen (1600-1950) ". 2016-2019 SNF-Early. and Advanced.Postdoc-Scholarships at the Institute of Musicology of the University of Vienna (genre history and cultural transfer between Northern Italy and German-speaking lands, 1670-1750). Lecturer at the University of Berne and Vienna. 2019-2023 head of the FWF stand-alone project "Translating and rewriting Italian opera in German-speaking countries (ca. 1600- ca. 1750) ".

 

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION


Historical informed performance (18th-19th c.); tragicomedy and satire in opera genres (17th-18th c.); opera translations.

 

PUBLICATIONS (SELECTION)


Il cercar della nota: un abbellimento vocale ‘cacciniano’ oltre le soglie del Barocco. In: Rivista Italiana di Musicologia (49), 2014, 27-54;
Die keusche Penelope und der zornige Odysseus: Kursieren einer tragikomischen Opernhandlung zwischen Wien und Norditalien. In: Musicologica Brunensia 2018, Supplementum, 83-95;
Georg Philipp Telemanns Der neumodische Liebhaber Damon (1724): Umwandlung eines Wiener Schäferspiels in eine Sittensatire. In: De musica disserenda 15/1, ed. by Marko Motnik (im Druck);
‘Visible’ Vocality: Ornamentation, Interpretation and Expressivity in 19th-Century German and French Singing Manuals, Burgdorf, Argus Verlag, 2018, 221-240;
Girolamo Frigimelica Roberti’s Venetian tragicomedies (1704-1708): a compromise between literary aspirations and theatrical needs?, Società Editrice di Musicologica, 2019, 91-102;
Alexander der Große und Bacchus in Orient: Das Fremde in der venezianischen Oper vor Händel zwischen Tradition, Spiel und Neugier. In: Händel-Jahrbuch 65, 233-244;
(Jointly with F. Bassani, L. Moeckli und M. Günther) 19. Jahrhundert, in: Handbuch Aufführungspraxis. Solo-Gesang, hrsg. von Thomas Seedorf, Bärenreiter-Verlag, 245-360.


PROJECT


Translating and rewriting Italian opera in German-speaking countries (ca. 1600- ca. 1750)