Opera and Drama in Eighteenth-Century London: The King's Theatre, Garrick and the Business of Performanceby Ian Woodfield
Pub. Date: 05/01/2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Explores the cultural life of Italian opera in late eighteenth-century London. See more details below
Explores the cultural life of Italian opera in late eighteenth-century London.
Table of Contents
List of tables; List of musical examples; Acknowledgements; A note on conventions; Introduction; 1. The Hobart management; 2. The new managers take control; 3. Sacchini and the revival of opera seria; 4. Recruitment procedures and artistic policy; 5. The King's Theatre in crisis; 6. The recruitment of Lovattini; 7. The English community in Rome; 8. Lucrezia Agujari at the Pantheon; 9. Caterina Gabrielli; 10. Rauzzini's last season; 11. The King's Theatre flourishes; 12. The Queen of Quavers satire; 13. Financial management; 14. Opera salaries; 15. The sale of 1778; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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