Play into opera: Purcell's The Indian Queen

Pinnock, Andrew (1990) Play into opera: Purcell's The Indian Queen. Early Music, XVIII, (1), 3-21. (doi:10.1093/earlyj/XVIII.1.3).


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'Opera' on the professional stage in late 17th-century
England—'dramatic opera' hereafter—was really a
species of play, half acting, half singing and dancing,
an elaborate production with splendid scenery and
special effects.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1093/earlyj/XVIII.1.3
ISSNs: 1741-7260 (print)
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Keywords: opera, purcell, indian queen
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > Music
ePrint ID: 67034
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Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2009
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:53

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