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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Beth Lise Glixon; Jonathan Emmanuel Glixon
|Description:||xxvi, 398 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||The business of opera. Introduction to the business of opera in seventeenth-century Venice : people and finances ; The boxes : a major source of income ; Marco Faustini and his companies ; Case studies : companies and opera production at four Venetian theaters --
The musical production. The libretto ; The composition and the production of the opera score ; Singers ; Dancers, extras, and the orchestra --
The physical production. Scenery and machines ; Costumes --
Consumers and patrons. The audience and the question of patronage.
|Series Title:||AMS studies in music.|
|Responsibility:||Beth L. Glixon, Jonathan E. Glixon.|
the many insights afforded to specialists are well balanced by a comprehensive and accessible narrative that can act as an introduction to the business of opera in early modern Europe. Vassilis