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Title Fashions and legacies of nineteenth-century Italian opera / edited by Roberta Montemorra Marvin and Hilary Poriss.

Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  782.10945 FASH    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 283 pages : illustrations, music ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: Italian opera's fashions and legacies / Hilary Poriss -- 2. Viardot sings Handel (with thanks to George Sand, Chopin, Meyerbeer, Gounod, and Julius Rietz) / Ellen T. Harris -- 3. Partners in rhyme: Alphonse Royer, Gus tave Vaez, and foreign opera in Paris during the July Monarchy / Mark Everist -- 4. Verdian opera in the Victorian parlor / Roberta Montemorra Marvin -- 5. I falsi Puritani: a case of espionage / Fabrizio Della Seta -- 6. "To the ear of the amateur": performing ottocento opera piecemeal / Hilary Poriss -- 7. Peeping at pachyderms: convergences of sex and music in France around 1800 / Jeffrey Kallberg -- 8. Aida and nine readings of empire / Ralph P. Locke -- 9. Comic sights: stage directions in Luigi Ricci's autograph scores / Francesco Izzo -- 10. Staging and form in Giuseppe Verdi's Otella / Andreas Giger -- 11. Stanislavsky's La boheme (1927) / David B. Rosen -- 12. What is tradition? / Will Crutchfield -- 13. Epilogue: the art of "translation" / John Mauceri.
Other author Marvin, Roberta Montemorra.
Poriss, Hilary.
Subject Opera -- Italy -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Operas -- Performances.
ISBN 9780521889988 (hbk.)
0521889987 (hbk.)