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Angels & monsters : male and female sopranos in the story of opera, 1600-1900 / Richard Somerset-Ward.

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  • 1 copy at Berklee College of Music.

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  • ISBN: 0300099681 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 325 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-310) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Caccini's pupils -- Getting away with murder: the prima donna comes of age -- Porpora's pupils -- The castrato ascendancy -- Apr├Ęs Gluck and the time of Mozart -- Prime donne assolute -- The world's showcase : Paris 1800-1871 -- Dramatic singing : the Verdian soprano -- Heroic singing : the Wagnerian soprano -- Marchesi's pupils.
Subject: Opera
Sopranos (Singers)

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