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Title Opera buffa in Mozart's Vienna / edited by Mary Hunter and James Webster.

Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, c1997.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    782.1094 OPE    Available
Description xii, 459 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Cambridge studies in opera
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 426-442) and index.
Contents Goldoni, opera buffa, and Mozart's advent in Vienna / Daniel Heartz -- Lo specchio francese : Viennese opera buffa and the legacy of French theatre / Bruce Alan Brown -- Il re alla caccia and Le Roi et le fermier : Italian and French treatments of class and gender / Marvin Carlson -- Mozart and eighteenth-century comedy / Paolo Gallarati -- Sentimental muse of opera buffa / Edmund J. Goehring -- Biology lessons of opera buffa : gender, nature, and bourgeois society on Mozart's buffa stage / Tia DeNora -- Bourgeois values and opera buffa in 1780s Vienna / Mary Hunter -- Opera seria? Opera buffa? Genre and style as sign / Marita P. McClymonds -- Figaro as misogynist : on aria types and aria rhetoric / Ronald J. Rabin -- Alternative endings of Mozart's Don Giovanni / Michael F. Robinson -- Don Giovanni : recognition denied / Jessica Waldoff -- Analysis and dramaturgy : reflections towards a theory of opera / Sergio Durante -- Understanding opera buffa : analysis=interpretation / James Webster -- Operatic ensembles and the problem of the Don Giovanni sextet / John Platoff -- Buffo roles in Mozart's Vienna : tessitura and tonality as signs of characterization / Julian Rushton.
Subject Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Opera -- Austria -- Vienna -- 18th century.
Added Author Hunter, Mary Kathleen, 1951-
Webster, James, 1942-
ISBN 0521572398 : $70.00

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