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Author Aspden, Suzanne.
Title The rival sirens [electronic resource] : performance and identity on Handel's operatic stage / Suzanne Aspden.
Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Cambridge studies in opera.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The character of the actress -- "Heroick virtue" in Rodelinda and Astianatte -- Identification and illusion in Alessandro and Admeto -- Balancing power in Riccardo primo -- Senesino and the crisis of heroic masculinity -- The ornamental voice.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Apr. 24, 2013).
Subject Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Operas.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. -- Performances.
Cuzzoni, Francesca, 1696-1778 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Bordoni, Faustina, 1697-1781 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Opera -- 18th century.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781107033375 1107033373 (DLC) 2012032870
ISBN 1139519662 (electronic bk.)
9781139519663 (electronic bk.)
9781107033375 (hardback)
1107033373 (hardback)
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