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Author Selfridge-Field, Eleanor.

Title A new chronology of Venetian opera and related genres, 1660-1760 / Eleanor Selfridge-Field.

Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank Reference  782.10945 SELF    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description 778 pages : illustrations, map, music ; 29 cm.
Series The calendar of Venetian opera.
Calendar of Venetian opera.
Notes Map on endpaper.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [692]-708) and indexes.
Contents 1. Interpreting the Calendar of Venetian Opera -- 1.1. Principles of Venetian Timekeeping -- 1.2. Theatrical Time -- 1.3. Seasonal Components and Interpretations -- 1.4. News Sources for Theatrical Time -- 2. Perspectives on the Repertory -- 2.1. Composers -- 2.2. Librettists -- 2.3. Dramatic Genres -- 2.4. Theaters -- 2.5. Incidental Items (Entr 'actes) -- 2.6. Dedicatees -- 2.7. Subject Matter -- 2.8. Staging and Scenery -- 2.9. Musical Performance -- 2.10. Reception of Works -- 2.11. Musical Sources -- 2.12. Interplay of Work Attributes -- 3. User Guide -- 3.1. Organization -- 3.2. Statistical Bases -- 3.3. Factual Information -- 3.4. Background Information and Documentation -- 3.5. Source Material -- 3.6. Editorial Issues -- 3.7. Selective Views of the Material -- Opera Productions: A Chronology -- 1660-69 -- 1670-79 -- 1680-89 -- 1690-99 -- 1700-09 -- 1710-19 -- 1720-29 -- 1730-39 -- 1740-49 -- 1750-59 -- Opera's Margins: A Series of Supplements -- 1. Unproduced and Undatable Works -- 2. Operas and Comedies in Marginal Years of the Century -- 2a. Opera Productions, 1660-1665 -- 2b. Datable Opera Openings, 1753-1760 -- 2c. Datable Comedy Openings, 1749-1760 -- 2d. Undatable Opera Productions, 1753-1760 -- 3. Dramas associated with Music -- 3a. Comedies, Tragedies, and Musical Satires -- 3b. Satires and Tracts on Music-Dramas -- 4. Intermezzi -- 4a. Intermezzi given with Operas -- 4b. Intermezzi given with Comedies and Tragedies -- 5. Private and/or Special Entertainments -- 5a. Serenatas -- 5b. Works for the Last Night of Carnival -- 5c. Operas Performed with Puppets -- 5d. Benefit Recitals -- 5e. Equestrian ballets -- 6. Works for Ducal Entertainments -- 7. Works for Academies and Societies -- 8. Moral and Sacred Dramas -- 9. Music-Dramas given in the Ospedali -- App. 1. Doges, Popes, and Patriarchs -- App. 2. Civic, Liturgical, and Theatrical Markers by Year (1600-1797) -- App. 3. Currency Values and Exchange Rates -- App. 4. Dated Opera Openings by Theater -- App. 5. Dated Opera Openings by Theatrical Period.
Subject Opera -- Italy -- Venice -- Chronology.
Theater -- Italy -- Venice -- Chronology.
ISBN 9780804744379 (hard cover : alk. paper)
0804744378 (hard cover : alk. paper)