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Opera's orbit : musical drama and the influence of opera in Arcadian Rome

Author: Stefanie Stella Tcharos
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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"Exploring the dynamic yet problematic context of musical drama in Rome, this study probes opera's relationship to modernity during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century. Opera instigated a range of discourses, most notably among Rome's Academy of Arcadians, whose apprehension towards opera refracted larger aesthetic and cultural debates, and socio-political tensions. Tcharos presents a unique  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefanie Stella Tcharos
ISBN: 9780521116657 0521116651
OCLC Number: 663441076
Description: xiii, 320 pages : illustrations, music ; 26 cm
Contents: Enclosures, crises, polemics : opera production in 1690s Arcadian Rome --
Disrupting the oratorio --
The serenata's discourses of duality --
The cantata, the pastoral, and the ideology of nostalgia --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Stefanie Tcharos.
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Tcharos captures opera within the vibrant yet problematic context of late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century Arcadian Rome. She reconstructs opera's critical turn by engaging opera within a  Read more...

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