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The singing Turk : Ottoman power and operatic emotions on the European stage from the siege of Vienna to the age of Napoleon / Larry Wolff.

Author/Creator:
Wolff, Larry author.
Publication:
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 490 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Opera -- Europe -- 18th century.
Turks in opera.
Exoticism in opera.
Characters and characteristics in opera.
Opera.
Europe.
Contents:
Introduction : operatic representation and the Triplex Confinium
The captive sultan : operatic transfigurations of the Ottoman menace after the siege of Vienna
The generous Turk : captive Christians and operatic comedy in Paris
The triumphant sultana : Suleiman and his operatic harem
The Turkish subjects of Gluck and Haydn : comic opera in war and peace
Osmin in Vienna : Mozart's Abduction and the centennial of the Ottoman siege
"To honor the emperor" : Pasha Selim and Emperor Joseph in the age of enlightened absolutism
The Ottoman adventures of Rossini and Napoleon : Kaimacacchi and Missipipi at La Scala
Pappataci and Kaimakan : reflections in a Mediterranean mirror
An Ottoman prince in the romantic imagination : the libertine adventures of Rossini's Turkish traveler
Maometto in Naples and Venice : the operatic charisma of the conqueror
Rossini's Siege of Paris : Ottoman subjects in the French restoration
The decline and disappearance of the singing Turk : Ottoman reform, the Eastern question, and the European operatic repertory.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780804795777
0804795770
OCLC:
932003649