Changing the Score. Arias, Prima Donnas, and the Authority of Performance

By: Poriss, Hilary

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236pp, 6 b/w halftones, 18 line illustrations. Fully explores the practice of aria insertion during the 19th century. It uncovers many examples of prima donnas singing their own aria choices and provides new insight into personalities and talents of many individual singers. The last chapter focuses on a short story published in 1849, forgotten until now. ; AMS Studies in Music

Title: Changing the Score. Arias, Prima Donnas, and the Authority of Performance

Author Name: Poriss, Hilary

Categories: History of Music, Opera,

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2009

ISBN Number: 019538671X

ISBN Number 13: 9780195386714

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 12689

Keywords: Classical Music History Of Music Opera Italian Music 19th Century Music Performance,