Inventing the business of opera : the impresario and his world in seventeenth-century Venice (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Inventing the business of opera : the impresario and his world in seventeenth-century Venice

Author: Beth L Glixon; Jonathan Glixon
Publisher: Oxford etc. : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: AMS studies in music
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inventing the Business of Opera explores public opera in its infancy, bringing to life the men and women who successfully established the new genre on the stages of Venice during the seventeenth  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth L Glixon; Jonathan Glixon
ISBN: 9780195342970 0195342976 9780195154160 0195154169
OCLC Number: 989166923
Description: XXVI, 398 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm.
Contents: PART 1: THE BUSINESS OF OPERA; PART 2: THE MUSICAL PRODUCTION; PART 3: THE PHYSICAL PRODUCTION; PART 4: CONSUMERS AND PATRONS; APPENDICES; GLOSSARY
Series Title: AMS studies in music
Responsibility: Beth L. Glixon, Jonathan E. Glixon.

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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 Read more...

 
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