Title (eng)

The English Trade in Nightingales


Zechner, I. (Ingeborg)

Description (deu)

Die Publikation beschäftigt sich mit dem italienischen Opernwesen im London des 19. Jahrhunderts. Im Vordergrund stehen die Sänger als tragende Protagonisten des Londoner Opernsystems. Deren Bedeutung für den Londoner Opernmarkt wird mithilfe einer Analyse des Londoner Opernpublikums, der Vertragspraxis der Zeit und der Adaptions- und Einlagearienpraxis festgemacht.

Description (eng)

This books deals with the Italian opera business in nineteenth century-London. A special emphasis lies on the opera singers as the most important protagonists of the London system. This special role will be examined through the analysis of the opera audience in London, the contractual practice and the tradition of the adaptation of operas to the likes of the London market as well as the substitution of arias.

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ÖFOS 2012, Musicology

ÖFOS 2012, Music theatre

ÖFOS 2012, Music history

ÖFOS 2012, Cultural studies

BIC Standard Subject Categories, Theory of music & musicology

BIC Standard Subject Categories, Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830)

BIC Standard Subject Categories, Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900)

BIC Standard Subject Categories, Opera

Italian opera, London, nineteenth century, singers, singers contracts, court proceedings, Her Majesty’s Theatre, Royal Italian Opera House Covent Garden, adaptation of operas, substitution of arias, opera audience, opera market