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Opera observed : views of a Florentine impresario in the early eighteenth century / William C. Holmes.


Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1993.
ISBN 0226349705, 0226349713

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Subjects Albizzi, Luca Casimiro degli, 1664-1745.
Biographie.
Florenz.
Impresario.
Impresarios -- Italy -- Biography.
Impresarios.
Italy -- Florence.
Italy.
Oper.
Opera -- Italy -- Florence -- 18th century.
Opera.
Description ix, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1993.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Opera in Florence and the Albizzi -- 2. Running a House: The Pergola -- 3. Librettos Revised: Suiting the Needs of Singers -- 4. Impresarial Contracts, Stage Sets, and Pietro Righini: An Artistic Conflict (1732-33) -- 5. From One Impresario to Others: Albizzi's Advice and Suggestions -- 6. Margherita Gualandi and the Scandal in Naples (1726) -- 7. Giovanni Battista Pinnaci and His Two Contracts in Rome (1726) -- 8. Senesino Returns: Naples and Reggio, and the End of a Glorious Career (1739-40) -- 9. Commotion and Confusion at the Pergola with the Arrival of the Austrians (1737-38) -- App. 1. Eighteenth-Century Currencies -- App. 2. Letters in the Albizzi Archives Mentioning the Musical Patronage of Grand Prince Ferdinando de Medici -- App. 3. Annotated Librettos in the Howard Mayer Brown Collection -- Index of Operatic Works.
Genre Albizzi, Luca C. ((degli))
Biography.
Geographic Area Italy
Network Numbers (OCoLC)27725655
(OCoLC)ocm27725655
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Holmes, William, 1928-1999.
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