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The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Opera (Cambridge Companions to Music) Hardcover – July 31, 2009

ISBN-13: 978-0521873581 ISBN-10: 0521873584 Edition: 1st

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  • Series: Cambridge Companions to Music
  • Hardcover: 342 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (July 31, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521873584
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521873581
  • Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 6.7 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,922,029 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"The divided authorship provides a rich fund of expertise... This Companion has succeeded in its aim to address a wide range of skills and interests. ..The style is always accessible... it is a pleasure to handle. It cannot fail to leave its readers enlightened." --Musical Times

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Bringing together leading international experts in the field of eighteenth-century opera, this Companion is a definitive reference resource which provides well established knowledge, reflects recent thinking and stimulates further individual research. Key topics covered include the productive process of opera, national styles and genres, acting, ballet and the libretto.

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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Madbeppo on April 22, 2013
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I now have read two Cambridge Companions, and I found both of them very well done. The other one was "The C C to Pascal," and it was great.
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