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Music and Musicians on the London Stage, 1695-1705

  • Author: Lowerre, Kathryn
Lowerre is a musicologist, but she draws seriously and competently on the relevant scholarship and reference books in theatre history... Lowerre has added usefully to our grasp of musical practice... More…

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$170.25

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Estimated despatch time 7 - 10 days

Contents

  • Contents: Prologue: rival crews: music and musicians in the London theaters
  • Part I The Place and Function of Music in Dramatic Productions: Musical approaches in comedy
  • Musical tragedies and dramatick operas. Part II Music and Musicians in Theatrical Competition: Initiation, 1695-1697
  • Competition, 1698-1700
  • Power shift, 1700-1703
  • Realignment, 1703-1705
  • Epilogue
  • Appendices: Selected bibliography
  • Indexes.