Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: Senesino x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Man Who Pretended to Be Who He Was: A Tale of Reproduction

Martha Feldman

in The Castrato: Reflections on Natures and Kinds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520279490
eISBN:
9780520962033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279490.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 2 explores the symbolic stakes in chapter 1 by examining real-life claims of generation, often male-to-male, as manifest in operatic stagings and contests (on stage and off), the fashioning ... More


Innocence Recognized and Cammilla Revived

Colleen Reardon

in A Sociable Moment: Opera and Festive Culture in Baroque Siena

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190496302
eISBN:
9780190496326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496302.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Two operas staged in Siena at the very end of the seventeenth century and the dawn of the eighteenth century show two different modes of production, one based on the old sociable model and another ... More


Nicola Francesco Haym and George Frideric Handel, Giulio Cesare in Egitto (London, 1724)

Tim Carter

in Understanding Italian Opera

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190247942
eISBN:
9780190247973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247942.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

By the early eighteenth century, Italian opera was well established on the European stage. Handel’s Giulio Cesare in Egitto (Julius Caesar in Egypt; 1724), to a libretto by Nicola Francesco Haym, was ... More


View: