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Changing the Score. Arias, Prima Donnas, and the Authority of Performance, Poriss, Hilary

Author Name    Poriss, Hilary

Title   Changing the Score. Arias, Prima Donnas, and the Authority of Performance

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine in Fine dust jacket

Publisher    Oxford University Press 2009

ISBN Number    019538671X / 9780195386714

Seller ID   11011

236pp, 6 b/w halftones, 18 line illustrations. Fully explores the practice of aria insertion during the 19th century. It uncovers many examples of prima donnas singing their own aria choices and provides new insight into personalities and talents of many individual singers. The last chapter focuses on a short story published in 1849, forgotten until now. New copy; AMS Studies in Music

Price = 24.00 GBP


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