Journals Higher Education

$39.95

Hardcover

02 June 2014

264 Pages | 12 halftones, 15 music examples, 8 tables

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199365203


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The Modern Castrato

Gaetano Guadagni and the Coming of a New Operatic Age

Patricia Howard

  • First full-length biography of Guadagni
  • First full-length scholarly study of any castrato from the second half ot the eighteenth century
  • Uncovers new archival sources, including Guadagni's baptismal record and death certificate
  • Investigates the nature and quality of Guadagni's voice by drawing on a range of sources
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