Play into opera: Purcell's The Indian Queen

Pinnock, Andrew (1990) Play into opera: Purcell's The Indian Queen Early Music, XVIII, (1), pp. 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)
Keywords: opera, purcell, indian queen
ePrint ID: 67034
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Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2009
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 21:28
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