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From Garrick to Gluck : essays on opera in the age of Enlightenment / Daniel Heartz ; edited by John A. Rice.

Author/creator Heartz, Daniel
Other author/creatorRice, John A.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoHillsdale, N.Y. : Pendragon Press, ©2004.
Descriptionxvi, 335 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Series Opera series ; no. 1
Opera series (Pendragon Press) ; no. 1. ^A587846
Contents Opera Buffa. Vis Comica: Goldoni, Galuppi, and L'Arcadia in Brenta ; The Creation of the Buffo Finale ; Goldoni, Opera Buffa, and Mozart's Advent in Vienna -- Opera Seria. Metastasio, "Maestro dei maestri di capella drammatici" ; Hasse, Galuppi, and Metastasio ; Farinelli and Metastasio, Rival Twins of Public Favour ; Farinelli Revisited: From the Sublime to the Ridiculous -- Opéra-comique. Terpsichore at the Fair: Old and New Dance Airs in Two Vaudeville Comedies by Lesage ; Watteau's Italian Comedians ; The Beggar's Opera and Opéra-comiques en vaudevilles ; The Beginnings of the Operatic Romance: Rousseau, Sedaine, and Monsigny -- The Querelle des Bouffons. Grimm's Le petit prophëte de Boemischbroda ; Italian by Intention, French of Necessity: Rousseau's Le devin de village ; Diderot and the Lyric Theater: "The New Style Proposed by Le neveu de Rameau -- Reform Operas. From Garrick to Gluck: The Reform of Theater and Opera in the Mid Eighteenth Century ; Traetta in Parma: Ippolito ed Aricia ; Traetta in Vienna: Armida and Ifigenia in Tauride ; Orfeo ed Euridice: Some Criticisms, Revisions, and Stage-Realizations during Gluck's Lifetime.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2004016983
ISBN1576470814 (alk. paper)

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