Opera And Drama In Eighteenth Century London

Pub Date : 2001-05-10 | Author : Ian Woodfield | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 1139432222
ISBN 13 : 9781139432221

In this study, Ian Woodfield explores the cultural and commercial life of Italian opera in late eighteenth-century London. It was a period when theatre and opera worlds mixed, venu..

Art And Ideology In European Opera

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Rachel Cowgill | Publisher : Boydell & Brewer

ISBN 10 : 9781843835677
ISBN 13 : 1843835673

Essays highlight the interplay between opera, art and ideology across three centuries. Three broad themes are opened up from a variety of approaches: nationalism, cosmopolitanism a..

English Opera In Late Eighteenth Century London

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : Jane Girdham | Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015056156055
ISBN 13 :

Stephen Storace (1762-96) was a prominent opera composer in London. His works exemplify the best in English opera, with music closely integrated with the drama, and including attra..

The Cambridge Companion To Eighteenth Century Opera

Pub Date : 2009-06-25 | Author : Anthony R. DelDonna | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139828178
ISBN 13 : 1139828177

Reflecting a wide variety of approaches to eighteenth-century opera, this Companion brings together leading international experts in the field to provide a valuable reference sourc..

Dramma Per Musica

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : Reinhard Strohm | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300064543
ISBN 13 : 9780300064544

Dramma per musica-the most usual term for Italian serious opera from the seventeenth to the early nineteenth century-was a modern, enlightened form of theater that presented a unif..

The Play Within The Play

Pub Date : 2007-01 | Author : Gerhard Fischer | Publisher : Rodopi

ISBN 10 : 9789042022577
ISBN 13 : 9042022574

The thirty chapters of this innovative international study are all devoted to the topic ofthe play within the play. The authors explore the wide range of aesthetic, literary-theore..