Singers of Italian Opera: The History of a Profession
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BeschreibungAdelina 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.
InhaltsverzeichnisList 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.
Pressestimmen'Give yourself a treat. Give yourself this book.' American Record Guide '... a magnificent book.' The Times Literary Supplement '... a storehouse of information, skilfully organised, attractively presented.' BBC Music Magazine
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 1995
Seitenanzahl: 292 Seiten