[Smt-talk] Pieces contrary to the minor/major = sad/non-sad stereotype

robert gjerdingen r-gjerdingen at northwestern.edu
Thu Oct 1 10:01:00 PDT 2009


	One possibility might be Gluck's major-mode aria from his Orfeo ed  
Euridice (1762): Che farò senza Euridice, which has an extremely  
doleful text lamenting the loss of Orfeo's wife.

Bob Gjerdingen
Northwestern University

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