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Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Jonathan Glixon and Beth Glixon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores public opera in its infancy, from 1637 to 1677, when theater owners and impresarios, drawing on the models of the already existent theaters for comedy, established Venice as the ... More


MARCO FAUSTINI AND HIS COMPANIES

Beth L. Glixon and Jonathan E. Glixon

in Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter follows the career of Marco Faustini at three different Venetian theaters: S. Aponal, S. Cassiano, and SS. Giovanni e Paolo (the most prestigious theater of its time) between the years ... More


CASE STUDIES: COMPANIES AND OPERA PRODUCTION AT FOUR VENETIAN THEATERS

Beth L. Glixon and Jonathan E. Glixon

in Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter comprises case studies of four different 17th-century theaters that present a variety of impresarial models. Despite being the first public opera theater, S. Cassiano had difficulty ... More


THE AUDIENCE AND THE QUESTION OF PATRONAGE

Beth L. Glixon and Jonathan E. Glixon

in Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores questions regarding the audience, ticket sales, attendance figures, and the patronage of opera in Venice. Opera boxes are viewed in this chapter not so much as a form of income ... More


Brotherhoods, Sisterhoods, and Secularization: Creativity, Secularity, and the Creation of Space for the Present Generation

Richard K. Fenn

in Beyond Idols: The Shape of a Secular Society

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143690
eISBN:
9780199834174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143698.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Radical brotherhoods have been particularly subversive of patriarchal authority because they remain more open than the church or the state to a wide range of possibilities contained in both the past ... More


People and Elites in Republican Constitutions, Traditional and Modern

John P. McCormick

in The Paradox of Constitutionalism: Constituent Power and Constitutional Form

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552207
eISBN:
9780191709654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552207.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Utilising the works of the early 16th century Florentine republicans, Guicciardini and Machiavelli, this chapter focuses on a critical distinction between traditional and modern constitutions. In ... More


The Beginning of the Roman Republic

Gary Forsythe

in A Critical History of Early Rome: From Prehistory to the First Punic War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226517
eISBN:
9780520940291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226517.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter provides a discussion on the beginning of the Roman Republic. It is shown that the Roman chronology is basically accurate for the beginning of the republic and the Gallic occupation of ... More


Individual Decision and Social Order

Jörg Rüpke

in On Roman Religion: Lived Religion and the Individual in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704703
eISBN:
9781501706264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704703.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter looks at examples of individual interpretations of traditional priestly roles from the third until the first century BC. There was innovative behavior not only on the part of the ... More


Pictures in the Popular and Patrician Press

Jessica M. Fishman

in Death Makes the News: How the Media Censor and Display the Dead

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814770757
eISBN:
9780814724361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770757.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The press rarely shows the dead, and the exceptions to this rule are most likely to be found in the newspapers least suspected. Tabloids are expected to prioritize vulgar images, but really they ... More


Livy, Pestilentia, and the Pathologies of Class Strife

Hunter H. Gardner

in Pestilence and the Body Politic in Latin Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198796428
eISBN:
9780191837708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796428.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Accounts of pestilence in the historical record help us understand those assumptions about the effects of disease that inform both the creation of the plague narrative and its reception among Roman ... More


Why Jane Austen?

Rachel Brownstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153911
eISBN:
9780231527248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153911.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

From the first publication of Pride and Prejudice to recent film versions of her life and work, Jane Austen has continued to provoke controversy and inspire fantasies of peculiar intimacy. Whether ... More


Plebeian Absences

Dustin Ells Howes

in Freedom Without Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199336999
eISBN:
9780190490119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336999.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The origin of the idea of defending freedom is connected with what we would now consider civil disobedience and nonviolent withdrawal. In the founding stories of the Roman Republic, heroic men and ... More


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