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Metastasio on the British Stage 1728-1840 a catalogue

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The libretti by the Viennese court poet Pietro Metastasio dominated the Continental and London music scenes for much of the 18th century; almost no composer worth his salt failed to set one of his texts at some stage, and by the end of the century, there were some 300 settings of the 27 operas alone. The smaller entertainments and the oratorios were similarly popular, and works in all of the genres became part of the London repertoire. The primary aim of this article is to provide a framewo...

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10.1080/14723808.2007.10541014

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Music Faculty
Oxford college:
New College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Royal Musical Association Research Chronicle Journal website
Volume:
40
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-364
Publication date:
2007-01-01
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EISSN:
2167-4027
ISSN:
1472-3808
Language:
English
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ora:1630
Deposit date:
2008-03-14

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