Opera Buffa in Mozart's Vienna (Cambridge Studies in Opera) (Paperback)

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By Mary Hunter (Editor), James Webster (Editor)
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This collection of essays, presented by an internationally known team of scholars, explores the world of Vienna and the development of opera buffa in the second half of the eighteenth century. Among the topics explored are the relationship of Viennese opera buffa to French theater; Mozart and eighteenth century comedy; gender, nature and bourgeois society on Mozart's buffa stage; as well as close examinations of key works such as Don Giovanni and Figaro.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780521027113
ISBN-10: 052102711X
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: June 22nd, 2006
Pages: 472
Language: English
Series: Cambridge Studies in Opera