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Author Strohm, Reinhard.

Title Dramma per musica : Italian opera seria of the eighteenth century / Reinhard Strohm.

Published New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, c1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  782.1094509033 STRO  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 326 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [306]-316) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: the dramma per musica in the eighteenth century -- 2. A context for Griselda: the Teatro Capranica in Rome, 1711-1724 -- 3. The Neapolitans in Venice -- 4. The crisis of Baroque opera in Germany -- 5. Francesco Corselli's drammi per musica for Madrid -- 6. Apostolo Zeno's Teuzzone and its French models -- 7. Antonio Vivaldi's setting of Teuzzone: dramatic speech and musical image -- 8. Antonio Salvi's Amore e maesta and the funesto fine in opera -- 9. Amore e maesta: the emancipation of an opera libretto -- 10. Tolomeo: Handel's opera and the rules of tragedy -- 11. Arianna in Creta: musical dramaturgy -- 12. Sinfonia and drama in opera seria -- 13. Handel's Ariodante: Scotland and Arcadia -- 14. Rulers and states in Hasse's drammi per musica -- 15. The Earl of Essex, servitore di due padrone.
Subject Opera -- Italy -- 18th century.
ISBN 0300064543