Articles by tag "Anton Ulrich of Saxe-Meiningen "
His Voice and Something More: Francesco Borosini’s Cantata Quando miro o stella o fiore for Anton Ulrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen
Eighteenth-century opera singers often engaged in activities that far exceeded their role as mere performers. Not only could they have a decisive impact on a composer’s musical choices; they often functioned as “cultural middlemen,” cultivating contacts to various noblemen. We can observe a prime example for a singer’s “networking abilities”...