Articles by tag "Reception"

Paisiello’s La Frascatana: Dramaturgical Transformations on Its Journey Through Central Europe

During the second half of the eighteenth century, the Italian opera buffa successfully spread all over Europe. The works were often adapted to suit not only the new performers but also the respective cultural context. This is also true of one of the most popular comic operas of the period,...
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Italian Opera in Vienna in the 1770s: Repertoire and Reception – Data and Facts

Up to now in the research on Vienna’s theater and opera life in the 1770s the subject of the Italian repertoire and its reception remained rather underexposed, among other reasons for lack of outstanding artistic events, but also for the particular attention devoted to the institution-historical developments of this decade,...
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