The musical language of Italian opera, 1813-1859 / William Rothstein.

"Though studying opera often requires attention to aesthetics, libretti, staging, singers, compositional history, and performance history, the music itself is central. This book examines operatic music by five Italian composers - Rossini, Bellini, Mercadante, Donizetti, and Verdi - and one non-...

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Main Author: Rothstein, William Nathan (Author)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2023]
Series:Oxford studies in music theory.
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