Singers of Italian Opera

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Beschreibung

John Rosselli introduces all those singers, members of the chorus as well as stars, who have sung Italian opera from 1600 to the twentieth century.

Klappentext

Adelina Patti was the most highly regarded singer in the 19th century. She earned nearly $5000 a night and had her own railway car. Yet during the same period a minor comic singer would perform for the cost of his food and a pair of shoes to wear on stage. Rosselli's wide ranging study introduces all the singers who have sung Italian opera from 1600 to the 20th century. Photos.



Zusammenfassung
Adelina Patti was the most highly regarded singer in history, and could earn nearly $5,000 a night, yet a minor comic singer would perform for the cost of his food and a pair of shoes to wear on stage. John Rosselli introduces all those singers, members of the chorus as well as stars, who have sung Italian opera from 1600 to the twentieth century.

Inhalt

List of illustrations; Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction: a living tradition; 1. Musicians attending; 2. Castrati; 3. Women; 4. The coming of a market; 5. Training; 6. Pay; 7. Careers; 8. The age of the tenor; 9. The coming of mass society; Notes; Note on further reading; Index.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Singers of Italian Opera
Untertitel
The History of a Profession
Autor
EAN
9780521426978
ISBN
0521426979
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten
292
Gewicht
452g
Größe
H229mm x B152mm x T17mm
Jahr
1995
Untertitel
Englisch
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