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Author Rice, John A.

Title Antonio Salieri and Viennese Opera / John A. Rice.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  782.1092 Sa33Dr    ---  Available
Description xx, 648 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note Includes a chronological list of Salieri's operas.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents From Venice to Vienna -- Opera in Vienna, 1766-76 : theaters, management, personnel -- Goldonian opera buffa in Vienna before Salieri -- Constructing Le donne letterate -- Youthful exploration and experiment -- Three Goldonian comedies -- Joseph II and the end of the impresarial decade -- Italy, 1778-80 -- Joseph's Singspiel troupe and Der Rauchfangkehrer -- Les Danaides -- Joseph's Italian troupe and the renewal of Viennese opera buffa -- Between Paris and Vienna : Tarare and Axur re d'Ormus -- Da Ponte, Ferrarese, and Hofkapellmeister Salieri -- Mozart and Salieri -- Leopold II, Tomeoni, and the triumph of Neapolitan opera buffa -- Withdrawal and reemergence, 1792-96 -- Salieri's last operas and the end of Viennese Italian opera.
Subject Salieri, Antonio, 1750-1825 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Opera -- Austria -- Vienna -- 18th century.
ISBN 0226711250 (alk. paper)
0226711269 (pbk.: alk. paper)

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