Ancient Rome in Early Opera
By (author) Robert C. Ketterer
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Ancient Rome in Early Opera by Robert C. Ketterer
Book DescriptionThe major historians of ancient Rome wrote their works in the firm belief that the exalted history of the Roman Empire provided plentiful lessons about individual behavior, inspiration for great souls, and warnings against evil ambitions, not to mention opportunities for rich comedy. The examples of Rome have often been resurrected for the opera stage to display the exceptional grandeur, glory, and tragedy of Roman figures. In this volume, Robert C. Ketterer tracks the changes as operas\u2019 Roman subjects crossed generations and national boundaries. Following opera from its origins in seventeenth-century Venice to Napoleon\u2019s invasion of Italy, Ketterer shows how Roman history provided composers with all the necessary courage and intrigue, love and honor, and triumph and defeat so vital for the stirring music that makes great opera.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780252033780
(5830mm x 3895mm x 28mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 26-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Robert C. Ketterer
Robert C. Ketterer is a professor of Classics at the University of Iowa and the coeditor of Crossing the Stages: The Production, Performance and Reception of Ancient Theater.
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