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Published: 12 July 2012

416 Pages


ISBN: 9780195365870

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The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

Edited by Rachel Cowgill and Hilary Poriss

  • First text on the prima donna to focus more on the actual performers than the characters they portrayed
  • Features Contributors at the forefront of women's and gender issues in Opera Studies
  • Explores how prima donne influenced compositional practices, musical and dramatic interpretation, and opera house management

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