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The tenth muse; a historical study of the opera libretto, by Patrick J. Smith.

[1st ed.].. New York, A.A. Knopf, 1970.
ISBN 0575006692, 9780575006690

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Subjects Libretto.
Music and literature.
Description xxii, 417, xvi pages illustrations, facsimiles, portraits 25 cm
Copyright Date 1970.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-417).
Contents The seventeenth-century Italian libretto -- Busenello -- The beginnings of the French libretto -- Quinault -- The first Italian reform -- Metastasio -- The eighteenth-century Italian comic libretto -- The eighteenth-century French comic libretto -- The second Italian reform -- The reform libretto in France -- The fin-de-siècle Italian libretto -- The French libretto of the Revolutionary period -- The Italian melodramma -- The French grand opera -- The later Italian melodramma -- The German libretto to Wagner -- Wagner -- The nineteenth-century opéra comique and W.S. Gilbert -- The French libretto of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries -- Boito -- The German and Italian librettos of the fin de siècle and early twentieth century -- Hofmannsthal -- Aspects of the later twentieth-century libretto -- Appendix: Metastasio's letter to Johann Adolf Hasse.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)92025
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WorldCat Identities Smith, Patrick J., 1932-
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