Essays on Handel and Italian opera / Reinhard Strohm.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Strohm, Reinhard
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Table of Contents:
  • Heritage: Handel's Italian journey as a European experience ; Alessandro Scarlatti and the eighteenth century ; Handel and his Italian opera texts ; Francesco Gasparini's later operas and Handel
  • Operatic practice: Towards an understanding of the opera seria ; An opera autograph of Francesco Gasparini? ; Vivaldi's career as an opera producer ; Handel's pasticci
  • Answers to the past: Leonardo Vinci's Didone abbandonata (Rome 1726) ; Handel's Ezio ; Metastasio's Alessandro nell'Indie and its earliest settings ; Comic traditions in Handel's Orlando.