Commedia Dell'arte: Carlo Goldoni, Pierrot, Francesco Andreini, Lazzi, Paul Legrand, Pagliacci, Harlequinade, Isabella Andreini, Carlo Goz

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Harlequin, Brighella, Carlo Goldoni, Pierrot, Francesco Andreini, Lazzi, Pagliacci, Commedia Dell'arte, Harlequinade, Isabella Andreini, I Sebastiani, Carlo Gozzi, Tabarin, Ophaboom Theatre Company, Maurice Sand, Tiberio Fiorelli, I Gelosi, Thomas Jevon, Gianduja, Antonio Sacco, Alberto Naselli, Tutti Frutti. Excerpt: Alberto ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Harlequin, Brighella, Carlo Goldoni, Pierrot, Francesco Andreini, Lazzi, Pagliacci, Commedia Dell'arte, Harlequinade, Isabella Andreini, I Sebastiani, Carlo Gozzi, Tabarin, Ophaboom Theatre Company, Maurice Sand, Tiberio Fiorelli, I Gelosi, Thomas Jevon, Gianduja, Antonio Sacco, Alberto Naselli, Tutti Frutti. Excerpt: Alberto Naselli of Bergamo , also known as Zan Ganassa , was an important figure in the early development of the commedia dell'arte theatre in Italy. Naselli organised some of the most substantial travelling troupes of artists, including the first troupe to tour France. He is also the first recorded person to play the character of Harlequin (the Arlecchino ).A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at Antonio Sacco (17081788) was an Italian improvisational actor, renowned for his performance as the Commedia dell'arte stock character Truffaldino . Sacco's lasting influence was in requesting playwright Carlo Goldoni to lay a dramatic structure to his improvised routines, with the resulting plays Truffaldino 's 32 Mishaps (1738-40), Truffaldino 's Son Lost and Found (1746), and the masterpiece A Servant of Two Masters (1745-53) being the best permanent record of what was an impromptu and momentary art form. Sacco toured throughout Europe with his own Commedia troupe from 1738 to 1753, and both David Garrick and Casanova spoke highly of his talents. References (URLs online) Tambien es profesor de informatica en el LincolnA hyperlinked version of this chapter is at Brighella (French: Brighelle) is a comic, masked character from the Commedia dell'arte . His early costume consisted of loosely-fitting, white smock and pants with green trim and was often equipped with a battachio or slapstick , or else with a wooden sword. Later he took to wearing a sort of livery with a m...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781156426371
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/20/2010
  • Pages: 40
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.08 (d)

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