Antonio Salieri and Viennese opera / John A. Rice

Author(s): Rice, John A
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Subjects: Opera--Austria--Vienna--18th century
Salieri, Antonio, 1750-1825--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1998
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xx, 648 p., 2 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), music ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
A Note on the Terminology of Italian Operatic Poetry
Kreuzer, Gulden, and Ducats
Introduction 1
1. From Venice to Vienna 9
2. Opera in Vienna, 1766-76: Theaters, Management, Personnel 32
3. Goldonian Opera Buffa in Vienna before Salieri 61
4. Constructing Le donne letterate 111
5. Youthful Exploration and Experiment 152
6. Three Goldonian Comedies 182
7. Joseph II and the End of the Impresarial Decade 232
8. Italy, 1778-80 255
9. Joseph's Singspiel Troupe and Der Rauchfangkehrer 281
10. Les Danaides 307
11. Joseph's Italian Troupe and the Renewal of Viennese Opera Buffa 330
12. Between Paris and Vienna: Tarare and Axur re d'Ormus 385
13. Da Ponte, Ferrarese, and Hofkapellmeister Salieri 421
14. Mozart and Salieri 459
15. Leopold II, Tomeoni, and the Triumph of Neapolitan Opera Buffa 493
16. Withdrawal and Reemergence, 1792-96 527
17. Salieri's Last Operas and the End of Viennese Italian Opera 561
App. A. Chronological List of Salieri's Operas 599
Bibliography 603
Index of Salieri's Works 619
General Index 625
Notes: LCCN: 97032585 /MN
ISBN: 0226711250 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0226711269 (pbk.: alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [603]-617) and indexes
OCLC Number: 37870587
ISBN/ISSN: 0226711250
0226711269