Includes bibliographical references (p, -286) and index.
Versification and melodic aesthetics. Rhythm and stanza in French and Italian librettos ; French and Italian melodic aesthetics and practice ca. 1830-1870 ; Episode: Design, middleground rhythm, and phrase -- French melody in Verdi's operas. Jérusalem and its influence on the subsequent Italian operas ; Les Vêpres siciliennes and its influence on the subsequent Italian operas ; Don Carlos and after.
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