Journals Higher Education

£36.49

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Published: 27 August 2009

240 Pages | 6 black and white halftone, 18 line illustrations

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780195386714


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Changing the Score

Arias, Prima Donnas, and the Authority of Performance

Hilary Poriss

AMS Studies in Music

  • First book to fully explore the practice of aria insertion during the 19th century
  • Uncovers many examples of prima donnas singing their own aria choices
  • Provides new insight into personalities and talents of many individual singers
  • Last chapter focuses on short story published in 1849, forgotten until now
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