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Adapting Phaëton

Subtitle:
Quinault’s 'role' in reform opera on the London stage
Abstract:

London's opera season of 1746-47 must have seemed strange to the audience at the opera house. Under the direction of an unknown Spanish composer Domingo Terradellas, it consisted of only four operas: the pasticcio Anibale in Capua (a version said to be Terradellas's work), the composer's settings of Mitridate and Bellerofonte, Domenico Paradies' opera Fetonte, and some unspecified theatre dances. The musical and dramatic forms of all the operas were unusual, and their manner of employment ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
New College
Department:
Humanities Division - Music Faculty
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