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Product Description: Throughout the late-eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, historical events were tremendously popular as adaptations for the stage. From the Revolutionary War to the French Revolution, stage dramas brought history vividly to life through powerful vocal performances and visual spectacle...read more
By Michael Burden (editor), Wendy Heller (editor), Jonathan Hicks (editor) and Ellen Lockhart (editor)

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9781851244560 | Bodleian Library, December 15, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Throughout the late-eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, historical events were tremendously popular as adaptations for the stage.

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Product Description: By going into print, the ballet master, dancer, and writer on dance, Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), helped to set the tone for major reforms in theatrical dance and furthered the development of a style of dramatic pantomime-ballet which would become known as ballet d action...read more
By Michael Burden (editor) and Jennifer Thorp (editor)

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9781576472156 | Pendragon Pr, April 21, 2014, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: By going into print, the ballet master, dancer, and writer on dance, Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), helped to set the tone for major reforms in theatrical dance and furthered the development of a style of dramatic pantomime-ballet which would become known as ballet d action.

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Product Description: Regina Mingotti was the first female impresario to run London's opera house. Born in Naples in 1722, she was the daughter of an Austrian diplomat, and had worked at Dresden under Hasse from 1747. Mingotti left Germany in 1752, and travelled to Madrid to sing at the Spanish court, where the opera was directed by the great castrato, Farinelli...read more

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9780754669364 | Ashgate Pub Co, November 28, 2013, cover price $104.95 | About this edition: Regina Mingotti was the first female impresario to run London's opera house.

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Product Description: The thrust of these five volumes is contained in their title, London Opera Observ’d. It takes its cue from the numerous texts and volumes which ― during the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries ― used the concept of ‘spying’ or ‘observing’ by a narrator, or rambler, as a means of establishing a discourse on aspects of London life...read more

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9781138754942, titled "London Opera Observed 1711-1844" | Routledge, April 1, 2013, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: The rare material in this five-volume reset edition examines opera not simply as a genre of performance, but as a wider topic of comment and debate.
9781138754904, titled "London Opera Observed 1711-1844" | Routledge, April 1, 2013, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: The thrust of these five volumes is contained in their title, London Opera Observ’d, which takes its cue from the numerous texts and volumes which, during the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, used the concept of ‘spying’ or ‘observing’ by a narrator or a rambler as a means of establishing a discourse on aspects of London life.
9781138754935, titled "London Opera Observed 1711-1844" | Routledge, April 1, 2013, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: The thrust of these five volumes is contained in their title, London Opera Observ’d, which takes its cue from the numerous texts and volumes which, during the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, used the concept of ‘spying’ or ‘observing’ by a narrator or a rambler as a means of establishing a discourse on aspects of London life.
9781138754911, titled "London Opera Observed 1711-1844" | Routledge, April 1, 2013, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: The thrust of these five volumes is contained in their title, London Opera Observ’d.
9781848931657 | Pickering & Chatto Ltd, March 31, 2013, cover price $795.00 | About this edition: The rare material in this five-volume reset edition examines opera not simply as a genre of performance, but as a wider topic of comment and debate.
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Product Description: This volume is the first ever collection of Henry Purcell's opera texts. The much neglected `dramatick operas' or `semi-operas' are here edited in entirety, alongside Purcell's famous all-sung work, Dido and Aeneas, in both its 1689 form and its 1700 adaptation as a series of masques in Shakespeare's Measure for Measure...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198164456 | Clarendon Pr, September 21, 2000, cover price $355.00 | About this edition: This volume is the first ever collection of Henry Purcell's opera texts.

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Product Description: One of the most compelling and durable of the great classical myths is that concerning Dido and Aeneas, which throughout the centuries has been appropriated and misappropriated for political and artistic ends. It offers much material for such uses: the representation of a city (Carthage) as an exotic encapsulation of the East: Dido's lack of constancy and the paradox of Aeneas, who has already abandoned his wife in Troy, but who, in abandoning Dido, remains true to Rome; the seduction of women in literature; the reworking of the myth to reflect Restoration politics...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Michael Burden (editor)

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9780571176991 | Faber & Faber, July 1, 2000, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: One of the most compelling and durable of the great classical myths is that concerning Dido and Aeneas, which throughout the centuries has been appropriated and misappropriated for political and artistic ends.

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Product Description: This book, published to coincide with the tercentenary of Purcell's death, is the first to be devoted to the performance of his music. The contributors--all leading scholars and performers--deal with issues of performance practice relating both to playing the music and staging the operas...read more
By Michael Burden (editor)

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9780198164425 | Clarendon Pr, July 25, 1996, cover price $215.00 | About this edition: This book, published to coincide with the tercentenary of Purcell's death, is the first to be devoted to the performance of his music.

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Product Description: Purcell is considered by many to have been the greatest ornament of English music in the 17th century, and has been a source of inspiration for British composers ever since. From the mass of assorted material that exists, this book, published to coincide with the tercentenary of his birth, presents a portrait of the composer in his time and since, using diaries, letters and official and published writings from the 17th century to the 20th...read more
By Michael Burden (editor)

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9781574670028 | Amadeus Pr, November 1, 1995, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Purcell is considered by many to have been the greatest ornament of English music in the 17th century, and has been a source of inspiration for British composers ever since.

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9781574670035 | Amadeus Pr, January 1, 1996, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Purcell is considered by many to have been the greatest ornament of English music in the 17th century, and has been a source of inspiration for British composers ever since.

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Product Description: A long overdue book on the master of the English Baroque, this volume contains a group of fresh, new studies on aspects of the composer's background, on his music and on performance practice. Henry Purcell has been acknowledged as one of England's greatest composers...read more
By Michael Burden (editor)

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9780931340932 | Amadeus Pr, June 1, 1995, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A long overdue book on the master of the English Baroque, this volume contains a group of fresh, new studies on aspects of the composer's background, on his music and on performance practice.

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9780931340925 | Amadeus Pr, June 1, 1995, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A long overdue book on the master of the English Baroque, this volume contains a group of fresh, new studies on aspects of the composer's background, on his music and on performance practice.

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Product Description: This is a study of an 18th-century masque. It examines the masque of Alfred, from 1740 to 1773, as literary form, as vehicle for allegory, and as a genre. It also provides a contribution to theatrical history, noting the revisions that were carried out by the two different schools of thought - one favouring the music, the other the text, illustrating their different needs and preoccupations...read more

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9780773491328 | Edwin Mellen Pr, March 1, 1994, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: This is a study of an 18th-century masque.

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