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Mosè in Egitto (1818–1819) and Moïse et Pharaon (1827)

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0031
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In its original form, Mosè in Egitto is an Azione Tragico-Sacra, a biblical drama suitable for staging during Lent. As was the custom, Gioachino Rossini and his librettist, Andrea Leone Tottola, made ... More


Uneasy Bodies: Verdi and Sublimation

Mary Ann Smart

in Mimomania: Music and Gesture in Nineteenth-Century Opera

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520239951
eISBN:
9780520939875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239951.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter begins with Giacomo Meyerbeer's Robert le diable (1831) because a single aria from that opera exerted a powerful magnetism for Giuseppe Verdi. It looks at the conjunction between melodic ... More


Taking Possession of Egypt for the Cause of Science

Jason Thompson

in Wonderful Things: A History of Egyptology: 1: From Antiquity to 1881

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774165993
eISBN:
9781617976520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165993.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Auguste Mariette went to Egypt to collect Coptic manuscripts for the Bibliothèque Nationale. He failed in that mission but made one of the most sensational Egyptological discoveries of the century, ... More


Camagüey: The Center of Gravity Shifts

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Dance

Alicia and Fernando divorce. He moves to Camagüey with his second wife, Aida Villoch, to reinforce the school and ballet company there, creating a second company that gains international recognition ... More


Not without Madness: Perspectives on Opera

Fabrizio Della Seta

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226749143
eISBN:
9780226749167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749167.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

Opera often seems to arouse either irrational enthusiasm or visceral dislike. Such madness, as Goethe wrote, is indispensable in all theater, and yet in practice, sentiment and passion must be ... More


Choreographing Salome: Re-creating the Female Body

Mary Simonson

in Body Knowledge: Performance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199898015
eISBN:
9780199369683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898015.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

In the years surrounding the premiere of Richard Strauss’s Salome at the Metropolitan Opera House, American vaudeville, dance, and film was flooded with Salome dancers of all stripes. This chapter ... More


Branding Information

Miklos Sarvary

in Gurus and Oracles: The Marketing of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016940
eISBN:
9780262301176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016940.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines the process of “branding” information products and the communication strategies of information sellers such as advertising and promotion. It discusses product positioning and ... More


The European Aesthetics of Khedivial Power

Adam Mestyan

in Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172644
eISBN:
9781400885312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172644.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the creation of spaces which brought a new political aesthetics—the European political aesthetics. Strikingly different from Muslim patriotism, images of Ismail Pasha as a ... More


“The Tam-Tam of Drums from the West”: Shifting Representations of Haiti in the Later Work of Aída Cartagena Portalatín

Elizabeth C. Russ

in Transnational Hispaniola: New Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400387
eISBN:
9781683400653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400387.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 5 argues that although Haiti's presence is relatively absent in much of Aída Cartagena Portalatín’s work, when Haiti is visible, it signals an important transformation in Cartagena's thinking ... More


“O Cieli Azzurri”: Exoticism And Dramatic Discourse in Aida

Fabrizio Della Seta

in Not without Madness: Perspectives on Opera

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226749143
eISBN:
9780226749167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749167.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter discusses the multiple semiotic systems in the analysis of opera, focusing in particular on the exotic style in Aida. It evaluates whether to relate the exotic element to the ... More


Curating Film Theatres

Peter Bosma

in Film Programming: Curating for Cinemas, Festivals, Archives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174596
eISBN:
9780231850827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174596.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the programme and audience of a film theatre. In film curating, the curator needs to know the films and the audience. A film programme can be based on a specific actor, ... More


Nationalism, Racial Difference, and “Egyptian” Meaning in Verdi’s Aida

Christopher R. Gauthier and Jennifer Mcfarlane-Harris

in Blackness in Opera

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036781
eISBN:
9780252093890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036781.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter examines the dynamics of race and race relations in Giuseppe Verdi's Aida in the context of nationalism in nineteenth-century Egypt. The world premiere of Aida took place at the Cairo ... More


Terreur Rose: Kouty, mémoire de sang and the Gendering of Noir

in The Noir Atlantic: Chester Himes and the Birth of the Francophone African Crime Novel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316906
eISBN:
9781846317040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317040.006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines one of the more surprising crime novels to have been published in recent years. Aïda Mady Diallo's Kouty, mémoire de sang revisits the question of gender and sexuality in a ... More


From Poetry to Fiction: 1900–1904

William E. Naff

in The Kiso Road: The Life and Times of Shimazaki Toson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832186
eISBN:
9780824871673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832186.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on Shimazaki Tōson's turn from from poetry to fiction during the period 1900–1904. It begins by providing an overview of Tōson's life in Komoro and goes on to discuss his poems ... More


The Contemporary Art Market in Galapagos: Japan and the Global Art World

Adrian Favell

in Cosmopolitan Canvases: The Globalization of Markets for Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198717744
eISBN:
9780191787249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717744.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Public Management

An overview of the emergence, internal dynamics, and global limitations of the Japanese contemporary art market. Identifying key artists, gallerists, collectors, and curators, it explains how ... More


Salsa Soul Sister: Aida Rentas

E. Patrick Johnson

in Black. Queer. Southern. Women.: An Oral History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469641102
eISBN:
9781469641126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641102.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this chapter, Johnson converses with the book’s eldest narrator, Aida Rentas. She discusses her upbringing in Spanish Harlem, her time living in Atlanta, and her work with Black and Latina lesbian ... More


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