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Opera without drama : currents of change in Italian opera, 1675-1725 / by Robert S. Freeman.


Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI Research Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0835711528, 9780835711524

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Subjects Caldara, Antonio, 1670-1736
Caldara, Antonio, 1670-1736.
Italien.
Italy.
Oper.
Opera -- Italy.
Opera.
Opéra -- Italie.
Zeno, Apostolo, 1668-1750
Zeno, Apostolo, 1668-1750.
Series Studies in musicology ; no. 35.
Description xii, 347 pages : music ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Originally presented as the author's thesis, Princeton, 1967.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-342) and index.
Contents Testimony about the "reform" -- Later writers and the "reform" -- Formal elements of the change -- Caldara and the "reform" libretti by Zeno and Metastasio -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Appendix A : A list of Zeno's libretti -- Appendix B : Caldara's patent of appointment as Gonzagan Maestro di cappella in Mantua -- Appendix C : Mantuan opera under the Habsburgs -- Appendix D : Autograph scores for Caldara's larger secular dramatic works -- Appendix E : Comparisons of Caldara's settings of Atenaide, Psiche, and Astarto with contemporary settings -- Appendix F : "Dovresti haver" and "Vanne tosto" -- Appendix G : Comparisons of parallel arias in Caldara's La verità nell 'inganno -- Appendix H : Examples of Caldara arias employing instrumental obbligato parts.
Geographic Area Italy
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7175107
(OCoLC)ocm07175107
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Freeman, Robert.
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