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Author Poriss, Hilary.

Title Changing the score : arias, prima donnas, and the authority of performance / Hilary Poriss.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  782.10945 PORI    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 226 p. : ill., music ; 25 cm.
Series AMS studies in music
AMS studies in music.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-215) and index.
Contents A discourse of change -- Selecting a "perfect" entrance : Carolina Ungher and Marino Faliero -- Making their way through the world : Italian one-hit wonders -- Maria Malibran, I Capuleti e i Montecchi, and a tale of suicide -- Che vuol cantare? The lesson scene of Il barbiere di Siviglia -- An insertion aria speaks.
Subject Opera -- Italy -- 19th century.
Operas -- Performances -- Italy -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780195386714