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The Resource Divas and scholars : performing Italian opera, Philip Gossett

Divas and scholars : performing Italian opera, Philip Gossett

Label
Divas and scholars : performing Italian opera
Title
Divas and scholars
Title remainder
performing Italian opera
Statement of responsibility
Philip Gossett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the 2007 Otto Kinkeldey Award from the American Musicological Society and the 2007 Deems Taylor Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. Divas and Scholars is a dazzling and beguiling account of how opera comes to the stage, filled with Philip Gossett?s personal experiences of triumphant?and even failed?performances and suffused with his towering and tonic passion for music. Writing as a fan, a musician, and a scholar, Gossett, the world's leading authority on the performance of Italian opera, brings colorfully to life the problems, and occasionally the
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gossett, Philip
Dewey number
782.10945
Illustrations
music
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
ML1700
LC item number
.G7397 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Opera
  • Opera
  • Operas
  • Opéra
  • Opéra
  • Opéra
  • MUSIC
  • Opera
  • Opera
  • Operas
  • Opera's
  • Productie
  • Uitvoering
Label
Divas and scholars : performing Italian opera, Philip Gossett
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 621-642) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue. Mare o monti : two summer festivals -- Knowing the score. Setting the stage ; Transmission versus tradition ; Scandal and scholarship ; The romance of the critical edition -- Intermezzo. Scholars and performers : the case of Semiramide -- Performing the opera. Choosing a version ; Serafin's scissors ; Ornamenting Rossini ; Higher and lower : transposing Bellini and Donizetti ; Words and music : texts and translations ; Instruments old and new ; From the score to the stage -- Coda. Two kings head North : transforming Italian opera in Scandinavia
Control code
304668954
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 675 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226304885
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780226304823
Other physical details
music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 195690
  • eec7bce4-4670-454f-9ec6-74e75066bc71
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)304668954
Label
Divas and scholars : performing Italian opera, Philip Gossett
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 621-642) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue. Mare o monti : two summer festivals -- Knowing the score. Setting the stage ; Transmission versus tradition ; Scandal and scholarship ; The romance of the critical edition -- Intermezzo. Scholars and performers : the case of Semiramide -- Performing the opera. Choosing a version ; Serafin's scissors ; Ornamenting Rossini ; Higher and lower : transposing Bellini and Donizetti ; Words and music : texts and translations ; Instruments old and new ; From the score to the stage -- Coda. Two kings head North : transforming Italian opera in Scandinavia
Control code
304668954
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 675 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226304885
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780226304823
Other physical details
music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 195690
  • eec7bce4-4670-454f-9ec6-74e75066bc71
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)304668954

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