Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 December 2017

272 Pages | 43 line, 9 halftone

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

ISBN: 9780190271671

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Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Second Edition

Ellen T. Harris

  • Offers a detailed examination and evaluation of the conflicting theories from the past thirty years on the opera's origin and date (known as the "dating controversy")
  • Includes a comprehensive performance history of the opera from its origins to the present day, including published scores, audio recordings, and dvds
  • Reveals three distinct periods of synchronized theatrical and scholarly interpretation