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Italian opera in London

Edward Joseph Dent

Italian opera in London

by Edward Joseph Dent

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Published by (The Association) in (London) .
Written in English


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Statement(Extracted from Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association, vol. 71, 1944-5).
The Physical Object
Pagination(24) l ;
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL20269573M

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Italian opera in London by Edward Joseph Dent Download PDF EPUB FB2

Series: ITALIAN OPERA IN LATE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY LONDON (Book 1) Hardcover: pages; Publisher: Clarendon Press; 1 edition (Ap ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: music ; 24 cm. Contents: Part 1: The milieu. The foreign musician in England ; Musical institutions --Part 2: The repertory ; The performance --Part 3: The h views on Italian opera ; Season-by-season repertory of the King's Theatre.

The revised and expanded edition of The King's Theatre Collection: Ballet and Italian Opera in London, has an additional entries, 20 new illustrations, and several new indexes. With over 1, entries and 40 color illustrations, this volume provides a window into the historical significance of the King's Theatre to the cultural life of London and 5/5(1).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: music, illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Part 1: The milieu. The foreign musician in England ; Musical Italian opera in London book --Part 2: The repertory ; The performance --Part 3: The h views on Italian opera ; Season-by-season repertory of the King's Theatre.

This interdisciplinary study attempts to make sense of what has long been regarded as a chaotic period in the history of opera in London. InR.B. Sheridan acquired the King's Theatre and its resident opera company in what we would now call a leveraged buy-out, plunging the opera into escalating debts that were to haunt it into the s.

Description: Theodore Fenner’s Opera in London offers a vivid portrait of the operatic and cultural life of a London under the influence of Romanticism as perceived by the English press and the public who viewed the performances.

In part 1, Fenner discusses the rise of the periodical press in early nineteenth-century London and the critics of these publications who reviewed opera performances, such as Leigh Hunt.

The London theatres in the first decade of the eighteenth century experienced changes in the types of entertainment offered and in their staging. Many of the stars of the previous decades including Thomas Betterton, Elizabeth Barry, and Anne Bracegirdle retired from the stage.

New productions emphasized music and dancing; so popular was musical drama that a public. Handel, Rolli, and Italian Opera in London in the Eighteenth Century Volume 3 by R. Streatfeild and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

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The revised and expanded edition of The King's Theatre Collection: Ballet and Italian Opera in London, has. This is a glossary list of opera genres, giving alternative names. "Opera" is an Italian word (short for "opera in musica"); it was not at first commonly used in Italy (or in other countries) to refer to the genre of particular works.

Most composers used more precise designations to present their work to the public. Often specific genres of opera were commissioned by theatres or patrons. The establishment of the two Royal Academies, musical companies presenting opera seria sung in Italian under Handel’s musical directorship, satisfy London’s appetite for Italian opera.

Handel composes numerous operas and attracts to London many of the star singers of the day. John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera () is also hugely popular.

Farinelli in London. In London the previous year, Senesino, a singer who had been a part of Handel 's "Second Academy" which performed at the King's Theatre, Haymarket, quarrelled with Handel and established a rival company, the Opera of the Nobility, operating from a theatre in Lincoln's Inn Fields.

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Opera Seria aimed for simplicity of style, classical themes, poetic ideals and life affirming values. Opera Buffa, on the other hand, owed much to farce and the Commedia dell'Arte, and featured simple plots, modest scenery, small casts and orchestras, colloquial language, plays on words, action and humor.

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Handel's Rinaldo came out inwords by G. Rossi, an Italian poet in London; the music was really a pasticcio from earlier works of Handel. Here we may end the first period, in which the operas are still to some extent English. SECOND PERIOD. The Second Period is that of Handel, and as the whole.