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Italian opera in the age of the American Revolution

Pierpaolo Polzonetti

Italian opera in the age of the American Revolution

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opera,
  • United States in opera

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-360) and index.

    StatementPierpaolo Polzonetti
    SeriesCambridge studies in opera
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1704 .P65 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 376 p. :
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25097835M
    ISBN 109780521897082
    LC Control Number2011562966

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Italian Opera in the Age of the American Revolution. By Pierpaolo Polzonetti. (Cambridge Studies in Opera.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, [xix, p.

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